the END blog

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 […]

July 29, 2020» Read more
Rory Staunton

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 […]

July 7, 2020» Read more

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 […]

July 3, 2020» Read more
Antibiotic resistance and sepsis

Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic resistance are hot topics these days. Most people don’t know exactly what these terms mean and how they relate to sepsis.  Antimicrobial resistance or antibiotic resistance happens when germs develop the capability to defeat drugs that have been designed to kill them. When this happens, germs continue to grow. Antibiotic resistance […]

June 15, 2020» Read more

Dear Mama To Be, Without even seeing you I know you look beautiful. I know you are glowing with excitement to meet the tiny human growing inside of you…probably even a bit nervous too (I was very nervous). If you are like me, I’m sure you have been reading all of the baby books and […]

June 10, 2020» Read more

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