We work to put an end to preventable deaths from sepsis.

End Sepsis
  • Who We Are

    END SEPSIS is a movement of families and individuals who demand better infection education and hospital safety measures to ensure there are no more needles deaths from sepsis.

  • Advocacy

    Be the change. At END SEPSIS, we work to ensure that every American understands the causes of sepsis, recognizes its signs, and feels empowered to act when sepsis is suspected.

  • Governor Cuomo

    Protocols

    Sepsis protocols have been proven to reduce deaths from sepsis and lower healthcare costs. The implementation of sepsis protocols in every hospital in the country is a central mission of End Sepsis.

  • I Survived Sepsis and COVID -Mom

    My name is Emily Sigerson and in 2016 I became a survivor of septic shock which resulted in multiple organ failure.  Since then I tend to look at any illness through a more scrupulous lens. Whenever my family or I get sick, I cautiously monitor symptoms looking for any signs of rapid decline that could […]

  • Rory Staunton

    Dear Friends: A Letter to Our Supporters

    Dear Friends, Our son Rory has been the guiding light for our work over the last eight years. His courage, his compassion, and his desire to improve the world inspire us every day. They drive us to continually search for ways to amplify our message, expand our reach, broaden our coalition, and save lives. In […]

  • My Daughter’s Death Was Senseless and Tragic

    Katie McQuestion Stop Sepsis. Years ago, if someone would have told me I would live through such a traumatic loss I would have never believed them.  The reality of losing your child is that it can never be made right. It does not matter how long ago it happened or how old they were. My […]

  • 1.5M

    1,500,00 Americans get sepsis annually.
  • 1 in 3 patients who die in a hospital have sepsis.
  • 270K

    270,000 Americans die from sepsis every year.

The Rory Staunton Foundation is now END SEPSIS.

Rory's story is the story of our entire community.

This new identity represents the expanded scope of our work as we build on our past successes and continue the war against sepsis.

Thank you for your continued support and we welcome you to join us in our future endeavors!

- Orlaith & Ciaran Staunton