The Jones Family Walks in Memory of Daughter and Sister, Elizabeth

2020-01-23T17:11:18-05:00January 23rd, 2020|

The Tampa O2breathe Walk and 5K will return for its second year on Saturday, Feb. 1, in Tampa, Florida. The Florida event allows individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH), caregivers, friends, family and health care providers to come together as a community for a fun and meaningful day. Participants hope to raise $50,000 to help

Join Fun Walk in Southern Indiana on Oct. 19

2019-09-10T18:09:59-04:00September 4th, 2019|

PHA’s 2019 Greater Louisville/Southern Indiana Fun Walk takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19, in Jeffersonville, Ind. Event organizers aim to raise $15,000 for the PH community. Karen Storie, an individual with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) who walked in last year’s event, says she hopes to raise awareness through her participation. “PAH affects so many

‘Taylor’s Wish’ Concludes Successful 10-Year Fundraising Campaign

2019-05-23T19:09:22-04:00May 23rd, 2019|

On May 11, the 10th and final “RACE 2 CURE PH – Taylor Caffrey Memorial 5K Run/Walk” took place in Anaheim Hills, Calif., organized by Taylor’s parents, Shari and Michael Caffrey. “In a brief 4 ½ years, Taylor brought so much to our lives and touched so many people,” says Shari. Taylor was fondly

Family Honors Water-Loving Grandfather at Chicago Stride for a Cure

2019-05-02T15:12:35-04:00May 2nd, 2019|

On May 18, Doreen Potter and her family will attend the 2019 Stride for a Cure 5K and Walk outside of Chicago, in memory of Bud Vance, their father, grandfather, husband, friend and mentor. Bud was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) in 2013 after visiting multiple doctors due to the decline of his breathing

Join New Fundraising Walk in Northern Virginia on May 4

2019-03-21T15:36:08-04:00March 21st, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will host the inaugural Northern Virginia Walk on Saturday, May 4, in Alexandria, Va. The walk offers an opportunity for patients, caregivers, friends, family and medical professionals to gather for a common goal: raising funds to help support those affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH) and ultimately find a cure.

PHantastic Response to Giving Tuesday Campaign

2018-11-29T21:45:42-05:00November 29th, 2018|

Two families offered a match for this week’s 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign, helping boost the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA) total donations to a record-breaking $61,882 for the annual giving event. The Doerge and Blesi families, who were first touched by pulmonary hypertension (PH) when daughter Zoe Doerge was diagnosed, offered a $17,000 match in

Pulmonary Hypertension Community Raises Crucial Funds in 2018 to Support PHA’s Mission

2018-11-16T23:13:36-05:00November 16th, 2018|

More than 12,500 volunteers throughout the country helped organize 49 events to raise funds that support the mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Nearly half of these events were part of PHA’s national O2 breatheTM program, our signature fundraising events. The O2 breatheTM program is supported through the generosity of our national sponsors: