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The Mission Possible Award honors members of the primary immunodeficiency community who have gone above and beyond to help further the mission of the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), helping to improve the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI) through advocacy, education and research.

The award recognizes those whose efforts are extraordinary and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to helping create better lives for people with PI by supporting and participating in IDF programs. Whether through volunteering, raising funds, promoting awareness or helping in other ways, members of our community make IDF’s mission possible through their hard work and dedication, and they deserve to be recognized.   

How Do I Nominate Someone?

Nominations for the Mission Possible Award must include:

  • Nominee’s first and last name, as well as their relationship to the PI community (e.g., patient, caregiver, healthcare professional).
  • 2-3 paragraph description of the person’s activities to illustrate how they have gone the extra mile to support the mission of IDF.

Nominations are accepted throughout the year, and self-nominations will be accepted. Recipients are chosen by a selection committee composed of IDF volunteers and staff. Submit nominations to

Recipients will receive a pin and certificate, as well as acknowledgment in IDF communications and verbal recognition at IDF events, including IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency, IDF National Conference and IDF Retreats. Recipients will be featured in the IDF blog; content and photo to be provided by the nominee and/or recipient.