Pulmonary Pints Celebrates 10 Years in Baltimore

2018-09-07T20:05:52+00:00 September 7th, 2018|

Pulmonary Pints, an annual fundraiser in Baltimore to raise money and increase awareness of pulmonary hypertension (PH), will celebrate its milestone 10th anniversary Saturday, October 6. Participants will enjoy live music, raffles, amazing food and drink specials. This year’s attendees hope to celebrate the event’s 10-year anniversary by achieving a $100,000 fundraising milestone! Pulmonary

Seven-Year Old Jackson Shares Story and Hosts Event to Help PH Patients

2018-09-07T20:08:53+00:00 September 7th, 2018|

Jackson Wall, a seven-year old living with PH, was very busy at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla., this summer, as he had many scheduled activities and speaking engagements. He squeezed in time between the Conference kids’ field trip and the fashion show to be

sMiles for Katie Honors Memory of Katie McCarthy Through Awareness-Raising and Fundraising

2018-08-31T15:43:49+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

sMiles for Katie’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser Honoring Katie McCarthy is a fundraising event organized to bring awareness to pulmonary hypertension (PH) and raise money to support the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) mission. The day is filled with live music, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, food and drinks, gift baskets and more. Many Middletown, N.J.

Friends and Funds for PH at the Heart of the Nashville PHun Walk

2018-08-24T16:22:48+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

“We want to help PHind a cure for PH!” says Evette Britton, Nashville-area support group leader and event organizer for the Nashville PHun Walk, which will take place September 29 at Pinkerton Park in Franklin, Tenn. Now in its third year, Evette’s focus is on creating a positive, energetic day so that everyone in

Puttin’ PHore Poots Grows From Desire to Help People With PH Fulfill Lifelong Dreams

2018-08-17T21:49:16+00:00 August 17th, 2018|

The Sixth Annual Puttin’ PHore Poots Golf Tournament and Fundraising Walk will take place Saturday, Sept. 15, in Bloomington, Minn. In August 2011, the Warnbergs received the news that no parent wants to hear; their 21-year-old daughter, Chelsea, had Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (IPAH). At the time, Chelsea was about to begin her senior

O2 breathe™ Events Raise Funds and Awareness Across the Country

2018-07-20T20:27:18+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

During 2018, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will host twenty O2 breathe™ (pronounced: oh-to-breathe) fundraising events nationally. PHA works closely with local volunteers, PHA Support Group Leaders, Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCCs) and PH treatment centers to host these signature events which include walks, runs, a golf tournament and more! O2 breathe™ events provide the

PHA Conference Art Gallery Showcases Community Talent

2018-07-20T20:28:53+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

This year at PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, we hosted our first art gallery! Community members were invited to enter their artwork for review and selection by a professional curator. Entries were submitted by patients, caregivers, medical professionals and PHA staff and more than 20 pieces were on display during the gallery

Riders Rally in Memory of Jonah

2018-07-13T19:37:46+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

More than 500 people gathered June 23 in Murfreesboro, TN, to honor the memory of Jonah Guider at a fundraising event unlike any other Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) event across the country. This year’s “RideJonahRide” event, one of 20 PHA O2Breathe (pronounced: oh-to-breathe) events that are supported by PHA’s national sponsors, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.,

Rebekah Calverley Lives an Amazing, Beautiful, Fearless Life with Pulmonary Hypertension

2018-04-20T19:57:22+00:00 April 26th, 2018|

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Rebekah was sick a lot as a toddler with colds and even pneumonia.  That didn’t stop her from being active like any other child as her parents searched for answers for her continued illnesses. When she was two and a half, she was jumping on a trampoline, struggling to