December 4, 2021

We did it! With the help of people like you, we reached more than 1 million people during C. diff Awareness Month. As you likely know, lack of awareness is a huge obstacle for preventing C. diff, and for getting quickly diagnosed and appropriately treated. We continue to hear every …

November 11, 2021

New York, NY (November 8, 2021)— The Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) has kicked off C. diff Awareness Month with a successful gala fundraiser, the launch of a new PSA, a continued goal of having C. diff designated as a Nationally Notifiable Disease, its third annual “See C. diff” campaign, and …

November 6, 2015

On Friday, October 23rd, more than 200 guests joined the Peggy Lillis Foundation held its 5th Anniversary FIGHT C. DIFF Gala in Brooklyn, New York. We gathered to celebrate leaders in advocacy and innovation as well as present our Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Lawrence J. Brandt. The Gala raised …

January 2, 2014

Our good friend Helen Haskell of Mothers Against Medical Error emailed me about this amazingly powerful new video developed by Quebec-based actor, Stephane Roy, in response to his 59-year-old mother’s death from C. diff in 2004. Roy’s mother died during an outbreak in the Canadian city that saw thousands of Quebecers struck with a highly virulent “Quebec strain”, leading to hundreds of deaths. Nearly 10 years after his mother’s death, Roy believes that Quebec hasn’t done enough to prevent C. diff deaths which exceeded 610 in 2011.