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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!

Listen here on 1 Girl Revolution

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.”

Press Release: Bonnell Foundation to Host Cystic Fibrosis Public Policy & Advocacy Summit

Raising awareness about the importance of access to care for CF patients & their families

Jan. 9, 2017 (Southfield, MI) – The Bonnell Foundation today announced an important upcoming collaborative summit to spotlight cystic fibrosis (CF) and raise awareness about the disease and the public policy needs of the CF community in Michigan. The summit, “A Roadmap for CF,” will feature the newly formed statewide Cystic Fibrosis Task Force and presentations by key legislative representatives, advocacy experts and CF patients and their families. It will be held from on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 26455 American Drive, Southfield, MI.

The summit is intended to bring together leading experts on CF, medical professionals, public policy makers, parents, patients, and caregivers to tackle public policy issues surrounding CF in Michigan and present a training to help the
CF community better engage with state lawmakers and key decision makers on the challenges of living with CF and what resources and tools are needed to navigate the disease.

For more information about the summit, visit www.thebonnellfoundation.org or email Laura Bonnell, president of the Bonnell Foundation, at thebonnellfoundation@gmail.com.

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