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The Take A Breather Foundation gives those living with Cystic Fibrosis and their family the opportunity to “take a breather” from the everyday emotional, physical and financial stresses caused by their disease. Creating smiles, laughter and magical memories is our goal.

To be considered for a “Breather”, a patient must:

  • Have a physician diagnosis of cystic fibrosis
  • Be over the age of 3
  • Be without the financial means to afford their “breather”

View a full list of our Program Guidelines to see if you, or someone you know, may be a potential candidate. Candidates who do not meet our standard criteria will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by our Wish Committee.

Take A Breather works closely with each family to arrange a unique experience. All candidates must be nominated by a health care professional who is a member of the patient’s CF Care Team.

Do you know someone who needs a breather from cystic fibrosis?

Please have a member of their CF Care Team contact us directly.