Taking steps against Cystic Fibrosis

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Big-hearted boroughites battled a chronic disease by putting their best foot forward for a benefit walk-a-thon in Marine Park – raising $81,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The fundraiser drew mom, dad and the kids to the local green where they joined supporters, among them, Borough President Marty Markowitz, who traversed the park to raise money for research and care initiatives.

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease, which causes the body to produce lung-clogging mucus and can lead to life-threatening lung infections.

According to the Foundation, it affects close to 30,000 Americans.

For more information about cystic fibrosis, call 212-986-8783, or visit

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: