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Kicking Off Our 2019 Patient Ambassador Tour!

Written by CC Cunningham, CKF Program Manager. 2019 is well underway, which means another year of our nationwide Patient Ambassador Tour! Last Wednesday, we kicked off the 2019 Tour, presented by Astellas Pharma, right here in our home state of Colorado, where we visited two hospitals in the Denver area.

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Getting the Facts in the Garden State

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Manager for the Chris Klug Foundation. Last week, I traveled to the sunny (though not so warm) Jersey Shore to attend the 2019 New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance’s annual conference. I know, it’s a mouthful. That’s why

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Having a Ball at BBYO

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Manager for the Chris Klug Foundation. Where do I even begin?! This was CKF’s first year attending the BBYO International Conference and we went into it not knowing what to expect. BBYO is a self-described “movement” that brings together Jewish teens around the

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Working and Winning at Aspen’s Winter X Games

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Manager for the Chris Klug Foundation. Another year at CKF and another Winter X Games in the books—and what a great X Games it was! Spanning across four days, our little town of Aspen, CO didn’t seem so little as a record-breaking

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A Firsthand Perspective: Summit for Life 2018

Stories compiled, edited, and rewritten by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Manager for the Chris Klug Foundation. Last month, the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) hosted our 13th annual Summit for Life, a nighttime uphill race on Aspen Mountain. Participants began at the base of Aspen Mountain and climbed 3,267

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Two Hospitals and a Marathon: Welcome to New York

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. All we can say is…WOW! What a fantastic weekend the Chris Klug Foundation just had in the Big Apple. Chris Klug and CKF Program Coordinator, CC Cunningham, headed to New York City for a whirlwind weekend

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Ain’t No Party Like a West Coast Party…with CKF!

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. …’cause a West Coast [CKF] party don’t stop! And what a party it was! On September 19th, as part of our Patient Ambassador Program, sponsored by Astellas, the Chris Klug Foundation traveled to sunny San Diego,

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CKF Honors Key Donors at Founders Circle Dinner

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. The evening of August 21st was a special night for the Chris Klug Foundation. The night marked CKF’s Fourth Annual Founders Circle Dinner; an event created to recognize and honor key stakeholders and supporters of the

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Riding for Life at 12,000 Feet

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. The Chris Klug Foundation returned to the Leadville 100 MTB mountain bike race with a mighty team of thirteen—ten riders and three volunteers. Held in Leadville, Colorado every year for the past twenty-five years, the Leadville 100

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Transplant Games or Bust!

Written by CC Cunningham, blog writer and Program Coordinator for the Chris Klug Foundation. Earlier this month, the Chris Klug Foundation hit the road to attend the 2018 Transplant Games of America, a biannual, Olympics-style sporting event for individuals whose lives have been touched in some way by organ donation.

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