Kristy Hodges’ raises almost $10k to fight for Cystic Fibrosis medication availability

Kristy Hodges’ event raises almost $10k for Cystic Fibrosis awareness


KRISTY Hodges’s recent Cystic Fibrosis (CF) fund-raising and awareness event raised almost $10,000.

Kristy told News Of The Area, “During the week we did a final count of monies raised and all payments and donations amounted to $9,171.05.”

This will help fund Kristy’s campaign to get CF medication, Trikafta on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

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Kristy has a long list of thank-yous starting off with those who shared the Trikafta awareness element of her event.

“Supporting and promoting Trikafta awareness exceeds monetary value as I believe this is a topic which needs to be heard and we need to make people in power listen and see firsthand the results of this amazing drug.

“I have listed all sponsors to say thank you,” said Kristy.

Toormina Hotel, 63 on First, Absolute Tattoo, Annette Edwards Health, Anytime Fitness, BananaCoast Seafoods, Bare Beauty, Baker’s Delight, Bidfood, Beach Bodies, Birch Carol and Coyle, Blooms the Pharmacy both Toormina and Sawtell, Charlene’s Beauty and Nails, Coffs Coast Cosmedics, Toormina Chicken Butchery, Coffs SkyDive, Coffs Racing Club, Coffs Workwear and Safety, Fig Tree Day Spa, Fresh Cuts Barber, Hoey Moey, Hearthfire Bakery, Head Office 2452, Le Dain Design Boutique, JSociety, Kutters Hair Design, Ideal Image Photography, Majestic Cinema, Dolphin Marine Magic, Miss Minnie’s, Sawtell Golf Club, Sawtell Hotel, Sawtell RSL, Sawtell Paradise Fruit, Big Banana, Souths Care’s, Split Cafe, Spare Room, Treo, Que Sera Bar, Sawtell Surf School, Tee off Steak and Seafood Bistro, Toormina Butchery, Local Toohey’s Rep, Tracey Petrie Hair Design and Woolworths.

And special thanks to the Cronulla Sharks who happened to be in the Toormina Hotel at the right time with their Billy Magoulias happily posing for a photo with Kristy at her event.

Kristy, with life-long CF, was granted access to Trikafta in March 2020.

“Only those who are at the end of the road in their battle with CF have been granted access to this drug despite its successful use in the US, Europe and many other countries worldwide,” said Kristy.



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