News Archive

Answering TTP In The News

Owatonna Man Battles Rare Blood Disorder

On Thursday, February 12, 2015, the Answering TTP Foundation was contacted for some information about TTP to help an Owatonna People's Press journalist explain TTP in a story he was writing. 

CLICK HERE for the article.

Support Groups

October 2014 Ohio State University Support Group

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the Ohio State University TTP Research Program, held a patient support group meeting. This informal meeting allowed patients and their family members to meet one another in person to discuss their experiences with TTP and aHUS.

Dr. James George from the University of Oklahoma was on hand to speak and answer questions during the meeting.

Answering TTP In The News

2014 Walk to Answer TTP Together team Toronto Walkers were "Snapd"

Team Toronto Walkers were featured in Snap, a local Toronto publication, during their Walk to Answer TTP Together. Check out the pictures and write up HERE.

A big thank you to the team from generating media awareness! 

Blood Donation

Congratulations Pam Smith on a Successful Blood Drive!

On Friday, June 13, 2014 Pam Smith, a TTP survivor, held a blood drive in her local town of Charlottetown, PEI!
Pam's blood drive collected 20 units of blood and saw 6 NEW people added to the Foundation's Partner's For Life Team! 
Way to go Pam!! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication! 
Check out just some of the ways Pam advertised for her Blood Drive below.
Support Groups

June 3: Ohio Support Group

The Ohio State University TTP/aHUS Research Program held its semi-annual support group meeting on June 3, 2014. There were about 40 participants in attendance.  Dr. Cataland provided an update with regard to treatment and answered general questions.

Answering TTP In The News

Woman Honours Mother's Memory with Handbag Line

Staci Rutherford sadly lost her mother Joan Rutherford to TTP in September of 2013. 

To honour her mother's memory Staci has designed a line of hand bags called Joanie totes to help raise awareness and funds for TTP. Read More Here.

Support Groups

May 31: Vancouver Support Group & Info Session

The group enjoyed an informative two hour session with Dr. Sreenivasan who gave a presentation, took part in group discussion and answered general questions. 

Special thanks to local Answering TTP Foundation volunteer Iveta, who helped organize the event and attended to facilitate and share her personal story. 

Answering TTP In The News

Chance for Change Game Night was "Snap'd"

On Saturday, April 12, 2014 the 5th Annual Chance for Change Game Night to benefit the Answering TTP Foundation was held at The Old Mill Inn in Toronto, Ontario. A local news paper, Snap'd showed up to capture some pictures at the event!

Check out the picture and write up HERE.