The Massachusetts-Rhode Island Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is looking for volunteers to take part in the "Great Strides Walk" on May 20 at the Fort Rodman-Fort Taber complex in New Bedford. The walk is part of a national fundraising effort to fight cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic disease that limits a person's ability to breathe and can cause premature death. "Great Strides" events are being held in 450 cities around the country. Volunteers Kayleigh Rock Beauregard and former City Councilor Kerry Winterson visit Townsquare Sunday to discuss the walk, and the toll that cystic fibrosis can have on individuals and families.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and WBSM.com. Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

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