Thank you for taking part in our wedding day on June 22nd. In lieu of gifts, we are asking guests to make donations to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.
As you may know, we lost Rodney's mother, Rosa Ena Rodriguez, to this terrible disease and want to use our special day to fund research for a cure.
Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a condition that causes lung tissue to become thickened, stiff, and scarred. The lungs eventually lose their ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream, making everyday activities such as breathing and walking extremely difficult. It is a progressive disease, which means it tends to worsen over time. Every individual diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis has a unique experience with the disease and there is no “standard” or expected clinical course.
With no known cure, the disease is often fatal within three to five years of diagnosis. In the United States, PF affects more than 200,000 people.
Because of the work of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), there is hope for those living with PF. Your donation helps fund crucial research, increase awareness, and sustain vital programs that help people with PF and their families live better lives.
We imagine a world without pulmonary fibrosis. Thank you for helping me lead the way!
For more information about our wedding day, please contact Priscilla Cardenas or Rodney Rodriguez at 361-675-0302 .