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General Donation

Since 1904, the American Lung Association has worked to fight lung disease by helping people quit smoking, funding research, improving indoor and outdoor air quality, and educating millions about asthma. Our work is possible only through public donations. Make a donation now to help all Americans breathe easier. You may submit a one-time-gift or a recurring contribution.

Go to our online donation page.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are a great way to stretch your donation.  Many companies support their employees who have generously donated to non-profit groups like the American Lung Association of the Northeast by matching the employee’s contribution. These companies and foundations will match, double and even triple your personal donation.

Visit our Matching Gifts page for more information. 

Memorial/Tribute/Expressive Gifts

Consider making a tax-deductible contribution to your local American Lung Association office when it's time to express:

  • Sympathy
  • Congratulations
  • Get Well Wishes
  • Thanks
  • Wedding
  • Birthday

A tribute/expressive gift honors a friend or loved one, but helps many more by supporting community health and education programs sponsored by the American Lung Association.

For more information on tribute/expressive gifts, call your local Lung Association office at 1-800-LUNGUSA or donate online.

Create a memorial site to a loved one who has died of lung disease with the Wall of Remembrance Message Board and share your memories with people around the world.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving is a process, often with the assistance of your estate planning or tax advisor, by which you can make a gift to the American Lung Association using a variety of methods that may help you meet both your personal financial goals and fulfill your charitable goals.  A planned gift can meet a wide range of planning needs such as providing you and/or another person with payments for life through a charitable gift annuity, reducing your taxable estate through a charitable trust, or ensuring the continuation of the programs you care about through a gift in your will.

Get more info on planned giving

Vehicle Donation Program

You're ready for a new car and ready to get rid of the old one. You can try to sell it, maybe trade it, or even junk it. Or, you can turn your old car into a tax deduction and fight lung disease at the same time! Just donate your old car, truck, van, motorcycle, RV, or boat, in any condition, to the American Lung Association of the Northeast. You'll be helping your community and your neighbors with lung-related problems. You may even get a great tax benefit! Call 1-800-577-LUNG today!

  • Fast and convenient service.
  • Free removal of vehicle (some restrictions apply for older cars).

Join America's oldest voluntary health association - the American Lung Association - and fight lung disease!


Donate your vehicle online here.

Other ways to donate


Stock

Your broker can assist you with a gift of stock via direct transfer to the American Lung Association.  This gift of appreciated securities held more than one year may provide significant tax advantages to you.  Consult your tax advisor for more information on how this may benefit you.  Please contact Serena Arrabito-Joo, Director of Development at (917) 210-5645, so that we can properly acknowledge your gift and forward your tax deduction information to you.

Weddings/special occasions

In lieu of favors why not consider a more memorable way of thanking your guests with a donation to the American Lung Association in their honor? Contact Serena Arrabito-Joo for more information on how to get started!

Shop the Lung!

Visit the official store of the American Lung Association where 100% of the proceeds from your purchase will support the mission of the American Lung Association: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. 

Visit our online store

Workplace Giving

The American Lung Association is a member of Community Health Charities which offers payroll deduction opportunities to employees in a number of private firms.  We also participate with the United Way Corporate Program, if your local United Way campaign does not list our organization, you made add the American Lung Association on the pledge card.

Plastic Jungle

Have unwanted gift cards? Turn them into donations to the American Lung Association! Visit Plastic Jungle to donate all or part of the proceeds of your unwanted gift cards to our organization.  It’s free and simple!

Other creative ways to donate

View a number of ways that your thoughtfulness can help support the important work of the American Lung Association.