Meet our #FlyMeToTheMoon Grant Recipients

The Lea Marie Faraone Foundation provides opportunities to children and young adults fighting chronic illness to live as if they are illness-free.


15-year-old Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient and Northeast, Maryland resident, Angelina Prince with a The Volara System: Oscillation & Lung Expansion Therapy (OLE), the first of it’s kind created by Hillrom Medical Corp.

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3-year-old patient at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Micah, who has a rare form of Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD) due to LAMA2 mutation, received a home hydrotherapy pool for at-home treatments

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The Lea Marie Faraone Foundation surprised 6-year-old Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient and Zanesville, Ohio resident, Conlee Handshy with an AffloVest on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

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The Lea Marie Faraone Foundation surprised 10-year-old Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient and Fox Hunter, Brynn Miller with an AffloVest on Saturday, January 23, 2021.

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The Lea Marie Faraone Foundation surprised 10-year-old cystic fibrosis patient, Joey Miller with an AffloVest for Christmas. 

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Makayla is a sweet and vibrant 5--year-old living with cystic fibrosis. She has spent most of her life in the State of Maine foster care system and was adopted in January 2019 by her new loving mother, Amanda.

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