Ten-year-old Abigayle Clarke from Alberta, Canada has received an award for her work raising awareness for the chronic lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
According to an article on airdriecityview.ca, the youngster wanted to do something to help her 8-year-old cousin who was diagnosed with the life-threatening disease as a baby, so she decided to use her love of running and set up the Clarke’s Family Run for Pulmonary Fibrosis last year.
The event was a success and raised more than $6,000 for the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, making it the biggest fundraiser for the non-profit organization in Alberta. The event was held again in June this year.
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