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Just Breathe for Pulmonary Hypertension
Thursday, June 20, 2019

6 - 9 p.m.
American Social Brickell
690 SW 1st Ct
Miami, FL 33130

Just Breathe Miami is excited to be partnering with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) for its 2nd annual fundraising event. The 2018 inaugural event was extremely successfully raising almost $10,000 for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. "Just Breathe for Pulmonary Hypertension" will be held June 20, 2019 at American Social Brickell from 6-9pm. 690 SW 1st Ct, Miami, FL 33130

  • $100 ticket price includes entry to event and $65 donation to the PHA

  • 3 hour of open bar (wine, beer, liquor), appetizers, guest speakers, raffle prizes, and music.

  • 100% of proceeds from this event will be donated the PHA


 

The PHA is the largest organization in the country dedicated to raising awareness of this rare and incurable disease. Their mission is to provide hope, support and education, to promote awareness and to advocate for the pulmonary hypertension community, while funding research for a cure. PHA is funding research directly, by giving grants to research fellows and clinician scientists.

Pulmonary hypertension (PH), is a complex and often misunderstood disease. The term PH means high blood pressure in the lungs. In “regular” hypertension(also known as high blood pressure or “systemic hypertension) the pressure in thearteriesthroughout the body is higher than it should be. In PH, the blood vessels specifically in the lungs are affected and cannot be measured by a blood pressure cuff. They can become stiff, damaged or narrow, and the right side of the heart must work harder to pump blood through.

PH affects people of all ages, races and ethnic backgrounds. Although anyone can get PH, there are risk factors that make some people more likely to develop the disease. There is no cure for PH and disease course may vary greatly. Severe disease may require continuous expensive & toxic intravenous medication delivered by a pump at home, continuous oxygen therapy, or ultimately a heart-lung transplant.


Frequently asked questions

Can I support Just Breathe for Pulmonary Hypertension if I can't attend the event? Yes! See link below.

Can I give additonal donations? Yes! Click here.

Are all donations tax deductible? Yes! PHA is a 501 (c) non-profit organization

Can I share this event with other people? Yes! Please do!

Can I share this donation link with other people? Yes! Please do!


Can't attend or additional donations to the PHA in support of this fundraiser can be contributed here:

http://www.phaevents.org/JustBreathe
More information on Just Breathe Miami please visit the website:
https://www.justbreathemiami.com

On behalf of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association and Just Breathe Miami, thank you for your consideration. I hope you will find this cause worthy of your donation.