Tell your
Aortic Story

Everybody’s aortic health journey is different. But when you share your story and help raise awareness of thoracic aortic dissection, it can benefit others like you who are scared, confused, or have no idea where to turn next. You’re not only bringing attention to an often-overlooked condition, you’re joining a community built on trust, support, and making a difference.

Meet with an Aorta Advocate

Whether you’re an aortic patient, a caregiver, at risk due to a genetic condition, or have lost a loved one to aortic dissection, The John Ritter Foundation can connect you with a peer who understands. You are not alone!

Since 2012, Team Ritter has run the TCS New York City Marathon to raise much needed funds for JRF’s crucial mission. Support a runner. Save a life.

Participate in Research

Learn more about ongoing research studies for thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection patients.

Host a

Get the information you need to host a fundraiser supporting The John Ritter Foundation. 

Donate Today

Help us make a difference. Your contribution will help fund ground-breaking research, support patients and their loved ones, and spread education about aortic health.