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August 05, 2020
Community

Volunteer treasures IDF friendships

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Laura Bekier credits IDF with providing her a venue to build lasting frienships.   This blog post is part of IDF’s Stories Project, designed to provide a venue for those living with PI to share their experiences. Some are first-person accounts, others are written by IDF staff. If you have a story you’d like to share, email us at stories@

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July 31, 2020
Education

COVID-19: An Evolving Situation

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The health and safety of those with primary immunodeficiencies and their families have always been IDF’s top priorities. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we live and our programming during this unprecedented time reflects our commitment to offer support to those impacted by COVID, both directly and indirectly. IDF’s Educational Forums are

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July 31, 2020
Walk for PI

IDF Walk for PI has gone Virtual!

POSTED BY: rdelaney

Calling all zebras! Grab your calendars and get excited. We are pleased to announce that all IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency 2020 events will be virtual allowing anyone to join in on games, activities, and an eventful Virtual Walk Day! Virtual walk events ensure the health and safety of our constituents, which will always remain our top

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July 31, 2020
Community

Donor Spotlight: Steve Welker

POSTED BY: rdelaney

Steve Welker discovered the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) after a family member of his was diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency (PI). After the diagnosis, Steve became determined to provide hope and support for the PI community, which led him to join the IDF President’s Club and donate monthly. He states, “I am blessed to be in a position

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July 29, 2020

COVID-19 and the Threat to Immunoglobulin Availability

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A Message from John G. Boyle, President & CEO A little over a year ago, a major daily newspaper published an article critical of the plasma industry. It was one of several pieces published in media outlets throughout the United States in recent years that unfairly stigmatized plasma donors. The tone and tenor of the article seemed to

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