Tessa Marie's Cause for a Cure ARDS Fundraiser & Memorial Ride

The Tessa Marie's Cause for a Cure ARDS Awareness Fundraiser & Memorial Ride is in honor of a young life lost way to soon. At just 24 year's of ago Tessa woke up on a Monday morning not feeling well she passed Sunday from what her thought and believed to be influenza B. Then they received her death certificate. Her cause of death was ARDS.

ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, SEPSIS, PNOUMNIA , INFLUENZA. Heartbroken, lost and totally confused I started researching ARDS. Only to find out it is a rare but potentially fatal condition. To this day there is no treatment or cure for this deadly lung injury.  

I'm asking only for donations for the research and development team at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. 

The memorial ride is by donation only however you can participate you are welcome to use. If you can't donate please still come raise awareness.

Every single penny will help. We can all help penny by penny save a life, prevent a family from losing there loved one. With help we can have hope. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not even in a year but with help from the community of people in Ohio Dr. Joshua Englert and his team can develop a cure for this rare condition. A penny at a time will help. Never ever give up. 

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