1300th Gift Bag Delivered

Nurse Libby Andrus delivered bag number 1300 to a very surprised adult patient Jody Thompson.   In addition to the legendary bag she will receive a check for $1300.

The Foundation Salutes CF Graduates

The Donna M. Crandall Foundation salutes the nine CF patients who will be graduating from high school in the next week.  Each graduate was given a check for $500.00. Congratulations!

Thanks Go Out to the Niskyuna Girl Scouts

Girl Scout troop 2502 donated eight cases of cookies to the foundation. We delivered them all to the cf clinic to be distributed to happy patients.

Siena News Article about the Donna M. Crandall Foundation

Siena News, the official magazine of Siena College, has written a wonderful article about Donna (class of ’79) and the Foundation: Donna Crandall Foundation has Green and Gold Roots

Dinner for 12 Winners

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Mariaca with Maria Dempsey. The Mariaca’s won dinner for 12 at this years Emerald Eve. Donna’s nieces Sarah and Jack Cheney were the servers.

Shaker Modified Swim Program Holds Fundraiser

The 2013 Shaker Modified Swim Program recently held a Mile Challenge to support the Donna Crandall Foundation. Coach Heather Daniels speared headed the event. The swim team raised nearly $1400.

12th Annual Emerald Eve Raises $140000

The Donna M. Crandall Foundation is proud to announce that this year’s annual Emerald Eve Foundation Gala raised $140,000. Our most sincerest thanks to all who joined us to make this night a resounding success. To see the full program of the night’s events, click here


— Gala started in living room; now draws 350+ guests, expected to raise $130,000 — (LOUDONVILLE, NY) – The 12th annual Emerald Eve to benefit The Donna M. Crandall Memorial Foundation is set for Friday, November 16th at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs from 7-11 p.m. The Foundation is dedicated to positively impacting the […]


(LOUDONVILLE, NY) – The Donna M. Crandall Memorial Foundation, a local charity designed to help families and patients affected by Cystic Fibrosis (CF), got into the Olympic spirit this year by creating an in-clinic summer surprise for patients and teaming with Make-A-Wish to help make an Olympic dream come true. “CF patients spend a lot […]

Winners Announced for the Race for the Gold

The winners of the Race for the Gold have been announced: Congratulations to Marlene Eckert, Lynn Stackrow and Austin Rumph who correctly guessed the final tally of the US Olympic team at 46 gold medals The winners will receive a check from the foundation for $2012.

Niskyuna Town Pool Holds Swim Event

The Wild Turkey swim team raised nearly $1800. Thanks to Michael Held for organizing event.