the END blog

Maternal sepsis is a leading cause of maternal death in the United States. The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is the highest of any developed country. Read April’s story. On Saturday, September 2, 2017, I delivered a healthy baby boy and I was the happiest woman on earth. My husband and I had prayed […]

October 3, 2019» Read more

Through our partnership with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the Rory Staunton Foundation offers comprehensive K-12 sepsis education lessons on the AFT’s Share My Lesson platform. Teaching our children to protect themselves and their communities from infection and recognize the signs of sepsis is an important part of combating the condition. Read our blog […]

September 18, 2019» Read more

Tomorrow on World Sepsis Day, the world will get loud and explode with lifesaving messages about sepsis. Our beautiful son Rory died on April 1, 2012-five months before the first World Sepsis Day. When he died sepsis was killing over 250,000 Americans annually, mutilating thousands of others. The world was largely silent about sepsis at […]

September 12, 2019» Read more
September 1, 2019» Read more

A report published yesterday in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association confirms for the first time that New York’s mandatory sepsis regulations are directly responsible for the significant decline in sepsis deaths in the state. After comparing sepsis admission records from New York State and four control states, the researchers found that sepsis mortality rates […]

July 18, 2019» 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