WISH PROGRAM GUIDELINES

In keeping the mission of the Take a Breather Foundation (TAB), the following Wish Program Guidelines have been assembled by the Wish Committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the organization.



1.Patient must have a physician diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis. 2.Patient will not be eligible if they previously had a Wish fulfilled by another organization. 3.Patient must be nominated by a health care professional who is a member of their CF care team. 4.Patient should be between the ages of 5 and 18. 5.Patient's family is without the financial means to pay for the wish they are requesting. 6.We can only grant one Wish per family. 7.Wishes that include travel must be within the continental US. Patient is required to be accompanied by parent/legal guardian. 8.Patient must secure their CF team's medical authorization to travel, on a copy of physician's letterhead. 9.The mission of TAB is to provide a respite for the patient and immediate family. TAB cannot assume costs for non-immediate family members. Certain circumstances will be evaluated on a wish by wish basis. 10.Patients who attend a CFF accredited care center in the following states will be considered: Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Children and Women's Physicians of Westchester, NY. 11.Nominee has read and understands the "Pay It Forward Pledge". It is strongly encouraged that wish recipient and their family participate, but it is optional. 12.Wishes will not be approved for cash or financial assistance of any type (eg rent, mortgage, utilities), pets, medical equipment or home improvements or remodeling projects. 13.Patient must complete appropriate paperwork and return it to TAB in the required timeframe. 14.The TAB Wish Committee has sole discretion for approving each wish.