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Category Archives: Pulmonary Fibrosis

Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for Pulmonary Fibrosis – July 21, 2013

Due to the recent release of the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason schedule, our event date has changed. Please now mark your calendars & plan to join us on July 21, 2013, for the 3rd  Annual Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for Pulmonary Fibrosis on the North Shore Riverfront, Pittsburgh, PA, as we set out to increase awareness of Pulmonary Fibrosis & take another step forward toward finding a cure.

With your dedication and support, this event in 2 years, has raised over $70,000 for the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis.  Your contributions have directly helped the CPF fund patient services and enhance research efforts.

Please “save the new date” and help us break the $100,000 mark in contributions & 1,000 mark in participants! Continue Reading

In Memory of My Mom My Hero My Angel

No one teaches you in life about the loss of a Parent and how it changes your life forever.  My Mother, Violet, passed away on March 6th, 2009 from Pulmonary Fibrosis, a horrible lung disease that literally takes your breath away.  My Family and I witnessed this crippling disease as my Mother, who had so… Continue Reading