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On December 11, 1980, the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) was formed around the kitchen table of founder and former president Marcia Boyle with a straightforward goal in mind—to start an organization that could improve those lives affected by primary immunodeficiency (PI). Over the years, IDF has accomplished that goal and so much more. Keep reading down below to learn all the history of IDF.  

Click Through our IDF History Timeline


How IDF Came to Be

Watch as the former president and CEO, Marcia Boyle, explains how and why IDF was created.



Help IDF Continue to Make History

IDF has accomplished numerous achievements in the past four decades thanks to your support. If you wish to help IDF continue to make history in the years to come, we encourage you to take action and give back. Click here to see the variety of ways you can give back today