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The Bonnell Foundation has been featured in newspapers, TV, lifestyle publications and more

WWJ Interview with Laura Bonnell on Celebrity Softball Fundraiser

Laura Bonnell is interviewed on WWJ about the Bonnell Foundation’s upcoming Celebrity Softball fundraiser – a friendly competition between team Law Enforcement and team Media to see who can raise more money online and who can win on the field. Laura explains how the need to support those with Cystic Fibrosis continues especially during this Coronavirus pandemic.

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Mom Worries About Daughters With CF Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

For most, protective measures to guard against coronavirus are straightforward–avoid close contact and crowds, and work from home if possible, frequent hand washing, and so on. But for people with compromised immune systems, the threat is much more real. Laura Bonnell has two daughters with cystic fibrosis, she talked live with WWJ’s Sandra McNeill.

A Mother’s Journey with Cystic Fibrosis and What She and Her Family are Doing to Support Other CF Families and Individuals

Laura Bonnell is the mother of two children with Cystic Fibrosis and is the founder of The Bonnell Foundation. Laura joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her own life story; what cystic fibrosis is and more about her own family’s journey with CF; she talks about her daughters and their journeys with CF; The Bonnell Foundation and what she and her family are doing to help other individuals and families with CF; resources for families and individuals with CF; and so much more!

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Detroit Free Press Interviews Laura Bonnell

In article titled “Mom’s calendar benefits this deadly disease her two daughters have,” Detroit Free Press writer Bill Laitner talks with Laura Bonnell about the new calendar “Closer Every Day.” Its 24 months show striking photos of 12 people with the lung disease cystic fibrosis, as well as 12 additional glossies of scientists from across the country, a batch of experts who — as in the title of the calendar — are bringing a cure or at least life-saving treatments… “Closer Every Day.”

Live • Breathe • Inspire Podcast – Dr. Collins and Emily’s Entourage

This is a podcast with Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institute of Health (NIH). He discovered the gene that causes cystic fibrosis in 1989 at the the University of Michigan in cooperation with a handful of other scientists. Dr. Collins recently received the Warren Alpert Foundation prize. The second part of this podcast is with Emily,

Co-found of Emily’s Entourage. She is 33 years old and has cystic fibrosis. With the help of her friend she got 5 broadway actors/singers to make a video about CF.

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