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Reflecting on 2023 — The Vertex Foundation
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When reflecting on 2023, it is clear that the Vertex Foundation had another strong year of impact through its nonprofit partnerships in our amazing communities and with the unwavering support of Vertexians.

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Apply now! Vertex Foundation Scholarship applications open
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The Vertex Foundation Scholarship helps eligible people with cystic fibrosis and their families in the U.S. and Canada pursue higher education degrees. Recipients will be awarded $5,000 USD/CAD toward the 2024-2025 academic year. 

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Global Day of Service: 15 years of impact
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Join us as we celebrate 15 years of giving back at Vertex.

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Vertex Foundation Scholarship helps students achieve dreams
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The Vertex Foundation aims to help support the entire family — including educational funding for people living with cystic fibrosis, their loved ones and caregivers.

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The Vertex Foundation — A look back at 2022
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Looking back on 2022, the Vertex Foundation remains grateful and excited for the future. From supporting healthy families to social innovation and STEAM education, we’re proud of the impact Foundation partners continue to make in our communities around the world. 

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Summer camps are serious about fun
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Unique summer camp experiences dedicated to the siblings of children with a serious illness? Sign us up! Having a child with a serious illness impacts the whole family, and sibling camp is just one way the Vertex Foundation supports healthy families across the globe. 

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Giving back is in our DNA: Vertex’s 14th annual Global Day of Service
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Giving back is part of our culture, so much so that we say it’s in our DNA. Vertex’s 14th annual Global Day of Service was our most impactful to date, with 57% employee participation across 20 countries and more than 6,000 hours of service contributed to our communities. 

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The Vertex Foundation: Supporting healthy families
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Supporting healthy families is one focus of the Vertex Foundation. Executive Director Katharine Jensen shares how the Foundation is expanding its partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities in new and innovative ways.

City Year
Celebrating teachers and cultivating a pipeline to strengthen their workforce
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Vertex Foundation: 2020 impact overview
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The Vertex Foundation: Supporting disaster relief efforts
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Camp Sunshine
Summer camp reimagined
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The Vertex Foundation: Helping employees give and coming together as a global community
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Direct Relief
The Vertex Foundation commits $5 million to global COVID-19 relief efforts
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STEM Week brings hands-on learning to future scientists in San Diego
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Setting the foundation for the Vertex Foundation
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