Team Chriso Tee off for Cystic Fibrosis (Archived)
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Friday 30th November 2012 at 8am join Team Chriso and raise funds to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. A Charity Golf Day is to be held in the format of a 4 Ball Ambrose with tickets at $60 each including 18 holes of Golf, lunch and the knowledge you are helping a great cause.
In addition there will be a live auction and raffles to be won. Tickets can be bought through one of the organisers Michael on 0412 304 190. If you would like to get further involved there is also the opportunity to sponsor a hole and / or donate something for the Auction or make a cash pledge.
More information can be found on the Team Chriso Facebook page:
Or by emailing Rachel on: email@example.com
Some facts about Cystic Fibrosis:
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common life threatening, recessive genetic condition affecting Australian children.
Approximately 3000 children and young adults have CF in Australia.
Approximately one in every 2,500 babies will be born with CF.
People with CF may need to have up to 2 hours intensive chest physiotherapy (to help break up the mucus in their lungs so they can breathe) and up to 40 enzyme tablets (to help their digestion) every day just to survive.
Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease that seriously affects breathing and digestion by clogging them with thick sticky mucus.
Every four days a child is born with CF. There are a million genetic carriers of CF in Australia.
Repeated infections and blockages can cause irreversible lung damage and death. Mucus can also cause problems in the pancreas preventing the release of enzymes needed for the digestion of food. This means that people with CF can have problems with nutrition.
CF is an inherited condition. For a child to be born with CF both parents must be genetic carriers for Cystic Fibrosis. They do not have CF themselves.
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