"Great Strides" Raises Money for Cystic Fibrosis

Published 05/03 2014 08:34PM

Updated 05/03 2014 08:38PM

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation held its annual fundraiser "Great Strides" Saturday at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds.

This foundation is the worlds leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and the Great Stride Walk is the leading national fundraiser for the cause.

In 2013, the Great Strides in Maryland raised a record breaking $60,000, and organizers say they're hoping to raise even more this year.

"30,000 children and young adults in the United States that live with cystic fibrosis, so we all come together to celebrate the memory of people that pass with it and to celebrate the lives of those living with cystic fibrosis," Johnny Arias, co-chair of the event.

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