Our mission to prevent lung disease and promote lung health is the driving force behind all of the special events held by the American Lung Association. Our events are a celebration of our successes in the fight against lung disease and the promotion of lung health. In addition, the events provide the perfect venue for concerned and caring people within our communities to join together and make a difference in our world.

Upcoming Events

Fight For Air Climb


Join us in Chicago, Oak Brook Terrace or Springfield. Climb the stairs for your health and the health of thousands of suffering from lung disease. » More


LF Walk 90x90

RAISE YOUR VOICE!  Stand together for lung health and fight against lung cancer in women on September 27, 2015 in Oak Brook, IL!

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Fight For Air Ride


Join cyclists of all levels for the 31st Annual Fight for Air Ride - Lake Tour Bike Trek.

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Springfield Golf Classic

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The American Lung Association's Springfield Golf Classic & Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Corporate Cup & Dream Team Challenge is the premier summer golf outing in the Springfield area.  

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Lung Force Expo 90x90

The LUNG FORCE Expo is a program designed for patients and professionals to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding COPD, Asthma and Lung Cancer. Speakers from a variety of fields will present current medical based research on topics that have the most impact on those whose lives are touched by these conditions.

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i ♥ lungs


Support us in a new and exciting way. i ♥ lungs! is an opportunity for volunteers around the country to create and produce their own local fundraising events benefiting the American Lung Association.

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Lung Disease Support

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Better Breathers Clubs offer the opportunity to learn ways to better cope with COPD while getting the support of others who share in your struggles. These support groups provide the tools you need to live the best quality of life you can. » More

We Support the Quitter in You


Quitting smoking isn’t easy – but it’s easier with the right help. The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program gives you options, resources and support to quit for good! » More

Become a Freedom From Smoking® Facilitator!

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Offer the Freedom From Smoking® In-Person Clinic in your community by becoming a Certified Facilitator! » More