Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  is sudden, life-threatening lung failure
ARDS affects 200,000 people in the US each year
and 2,000,000 people globally
Almost half will die from ARDS,
survivors may have long term health problems

We bring attention to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

WE EDUCATE

We provide support to affected familes

WE ADVOCATE
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Your funds will be used to help educate about ARDS, advocate for health care changes, and provide support for survivors of ARDS and their families – thank you for your generous support.

Our Charity Causes

We are currently supporting the following causes

Join Team Anne

Help Anne Mahlum’s family and friends raise funds for medical research of ARDS. Anne Mahlum grew up in Florida, the daughter of Hulda and Dick Muhlum. She graduated Fort Walton Beach High School in 20 [...]

Keep the Lights On

Your contribution will help sustain the ARDS Foundation. We have lost loved ones to ARDS so we know how vital this service is to affected families of loved ones. [...]

Family Support

Affected families desperately need support. Help keep our online forums and call center operating. [...]

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ARDS Events

Some of our past and future events.

Even those who recover from ARDS don’t recover 100%

There is hope however – help fund research now.

ARDS Stories

Real-life stories from our ARDS community. Click to see more stories.