There was nothing that could take away from the real meaning of the 20th annual UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge, an All-Star high school football game presented by the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
The 5K walk in lower Manhattan raised nearly $500,000.
Great Strides Board President and team leader Robert Corti stopped by the CBS2 studio to offer a preview of the event.
On a brutally cold morning, when there’s ice on the dock and snow on the beach, why would anyone go for a dip in Breezy Point? For a good cause, of course.
There are 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.
On Sunday, thousands of people will walk through Manhattan to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis.
It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.
“Somebody needs to stand up and say this isn’t right,” said Sarah’s mother, Janet Murnaghan. “This is a human issue. This isn’t politics. This is a human issue.”
On Sunday, thousands of people got out their running shoes in a hope to end the disease at the annual Great Strides Walk in Lower Manhattan.
Boomer Esiason wants to make one thing clear: his foundation is on the up-and-up.
Ali and Christina Christensen touched the world a couple of years backs when the two sisters, both battling the lung disease Cystic Fibrosis, performed on their hearts out on NBC’s reality TV show, ‘America’s Got Talent.’
“A Night for Jake” will be held tonight to help raise funds for MSG Network graphics coordinator Jake Wisniewski who’s battling cystic fibrosis.
It was a Run to Breathe, as thousands of people came out for the first-ever Boomer Esiason cystic fibrosis fundraiser in Central Park.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is once again rallying together to raise money and awareness about the disease with their Great Strides Walk.
JOIN TEAM CBS 2 AS WE WALK TOWARDS A CURE FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS SUNDAY, MAY 22RD AT BATTERY PARK 9:00am Join CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson and Hazel Sanchez on Sunday May 22nd at Battery Park […]