Hang Tuff For Tara!

Boston's own unique and iconoclastic Drummer, Tara McManus, while touring with Mr Airplane man, came down with an acute crisis episode of previously undiagnosed Addison's Disease, which has laid her low, unable currently to work or pay her medical expenses.  Info on the disease here: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20350293

Unable to work, or play music at this time, Tara is staying on an emergency basis with her mom who is on a fixed income.  Tara also has a son Nolan to support.

This funding is to help Tara pay for the medication and alternative therapies she needs to get ahead of this disease and its complications.
Please help us help this inspiring spark in the sky of independent music.
Down the road, as her situation stabilizes, Tara could also use help with housing and employment that matches her physical condition.

Here is a link to her music: https://mrairplaneman.bandcamp.com/

Those of us who have the courage to pursue our muses are often the ones who are ground down the lowest when the snares of disease cut us down. Please give what you can now to help Tara get back in the saddle!

Donations (0)


  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 4 d
  • Mike Condon 
    • $100 
    • 13 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Joe Derderian 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Jim Pellino 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo

Fundraising team: The "Hang Tuff for Tara" Squad (5) 


Tim Sprague 
Organizer
Raised $340 from 10 donations
Revere, MA
Tara McManus 
Beneficiary

Margaret Garrett 
Team member
Raised $4,215 from 77 donations
Russ Gershon 
Team member
Raised $175 from 3 donations
This team raised $2,674 from 39 other donations.
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