By supporting the American Lung Association in Minnesota you are helping us Fight for Air. Your generous contribution supports the mission of saving lives of those suffering from lung diseases.
Your financial contribution to the American Lung Association in Minnesota supports research, development of programs, directing public policy, sharing up-to-date information on respiratory illnesses; their treatment and management. Your donation is fully tax-deductible.
88 cents of every dollar goes towards program services. Some of which include:
Freedom From Smoking - a state-of-the-art cessation program developed to help smokers at all stages of the quitting process. People who use the program are six times more likely to be smoke-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Learn More.
Minnesota COPD Coalition - The mission of the Minnesota COPD Coalition is to improve the health outcomes of patients with COPD by working with patients, caregivers, and the health care community to increase awareness, increase early diagnosis, and improve treatment and management. Learn More.
Lung Cancer Special Interest Group - This Special Interest Group for thoracic oncology is working to connect nurses from accross the Upper Midwest to share resources, ideas, and experience to help better the management of lung cancer in the hospital and clinical settings. Learn More.
Minnesota Asthma Coalition - The Minnesota Asthma Coalition strives to actively work to enhance the quality of life for kids and adults with asthma in Minnesota. Learn More.
Partnerships for Asthma Action - Partners for Asthma Action is a community collaborative in the Twin Cities to improve the health and quality of care for children (0-18 yrs). The Project began in 2001 to provide leadership, direction, and infrastructure to address the needs of children with asthma and their families. The Project strives to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to asthma, actively seeking out opportunities for partnerships and linking people together. Learn More.
Better Breathers Clubs - offers opportunities to learn ways to better cope with COPD while getting the support of others who share the same struggles. These support groups provide the tools needed to live the best quality of life. Learn More.
Not On Tobacco (N-O-T) - this is a state-of-the-science, school-based program that provides assistance to teens who wish to quit smoking. The program covers the entire quitting process, including the prevention of relapses. Learn More.
Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) - a program that allows students ages 14-17 to mentor youngsters about the dangers of smoking. Peer-led programs such as TATU are an effective method in reducing tobacco use among youth. Learn More.
Asthma Camp - is a fun, activity-filled day camp! Trained medical and program staff will teach children about asthma, physical activity, medications, nutrition, how to avoid triggers, asthma action plans and more. Learn More.