Collection: Ride for Everleigh Donation

Soft Style Unisex T-shirt “RIDE for Everleigh”. Shirt is navy and text is purple. In honour of Everleigh Pierce who battles Pulmonary Hypertension and whose family has been faced with unthinkable circumstances. 100% of proceeds go directly to Everleigh to help cover medical expenses, therapies, nursing, equipment, renovations to make her home more accessible, travel, accommodations and other unforeseen expenses related to Everleigh’s condition.  

THANK YOU for your donation! Please consider sharing this link so we can come together as a community and wear our t-shirts in support of Everleigh and her passion for horses and perhaps contribute substantially to easing the financial load for her very brave family.  

 

 

 

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Everleigh Pierce is eight years old and has Pulmonary Hypertension. She’s already outlived the life expectancy for children with her diagnosis. 

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Her body struggles daily with something we take for granted: breathing. Pulmonary Hypertension has been described as trying to run a marathon with a bag over your head. 

Everleigh’s body, despite looking healthy on the outside, is failing her. She has stopped responding to medications. 

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Her doctors have said that children with Pulmonary Hypertension often “climb a mountain to fall off a cliff”, meaning that they do remarkably well until suddenly they rapidly deteriorate. 

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She’s spent some time in hospital recently to be evaluated for a double lung transplant which will not be curative but will offer her some relief from her symptoms. 

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However, Everleigh’s most pressing issue is many of her medications are not covered in a drug plan nor are the costs of travel and accommodation for her trips to Sick Kids. The adaptations needed to make her home accessible and safe for her oxygen tanks are expensive and now Everleigh’s family faces a difficult choice. They have to be closer to the hospital or a helipad so Everleigh can be rushed to hospital for the transplant when a match becomes available. This means uprooting their family, leaving their home and making another accessible space to live for an unknown amount of time until a match becomes available and for an unknown amount of time afterwards. These expenses are enormous. Their Hydro bill alone is over $900 per month for all of the machines Everleigh uses. 

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That’s not all this family has had to endure. This past year at Christmastime Everleigh lost her big brother, Colton, unexpectedly. Colton went missing for a period of time before his death was confirmed leaving very little answers for his family. 

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Unfortunately, Pulmonary Hypertension is so rare in children that there isn’t much in the way of financial support available. The Pierce family has been surviving on independent fundraisers run by their friends and family but have primarily shouldered the burden themselves, including funeral costs for Colton, the huge hydro bill, and the medications that keep their girl feeling the best she can feel. 

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When we learned of Everleighs story we felt compelled to do something. We’ve been able to provide riding lessons for Everleigh and so many of you have opened your hearts and donated boots, grooming equipment, bracelets etc. It’s wonderful. I think what this family could really use now is relief from their financial burden and the time to spend with Everleigh.

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