BENEFITING: TEAM PHENOMENAL HOPE INC
ORGANIZER: TEAM PHENOMENAL HOPE INC
EVENT: 2018 Pittsburgh Marathon
EVENT DATE: May 06, 2018
In 2005 my grandmother was rushed to the hospital with chest pains and had an emergency double bybpass. At this time, it was discovered she had an underlying heart disease known as Pulmonary Hypertensionm(PH).
Pulmonary Hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs which over time can lead to heart failure. There is an estimated 200.000 hospital admissions and 15,000 deaths each year associated with this disease. Byt the time most patients are diagnosed, the disease is advanced and incurable. Ongoing research and funding for early diagnostic assessments and treatment protocols is pertinent in the fight to find a cure for this deasease.
This year I, along with my 2 cousins are running for our grandmother and Team PHenomenal Hope. Your fundraising efforts contribute towards towards helping my grandmother and countless others in the PH community through advocacy, funding research, and community programs.
Thank you for contributing to the PH community and supporting me in my run for Team PHenomenal Hope!