Cathy Mende

Cathy Mende has been a valued volunteer with the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic in Pennsylvania for several years. She is presently a member of the local Leadership Board and the Sapphire Gala Committee. In addition to her involvement with the American Lung Association, Cathy is very busy working at the Hershey Medical Centers Pulmonary/Allergy Research Division as an, MSN, FN-BC, CCRC and AE-C.

Every year, Cathy has a very active "Fight for Air Walk” team, Lion Lungs. This year her team raised close to $2,500. Cathy held a sub sale and raised approximately $1,000. Her staff donates baked goods to add to her fundraising. All year long, Cathy drives to raise funds for the Walk and the American Lung Association. She also attends the Sapphire Gala every year and encourages others to join her table.

Cathy always goes above and beyond for the American Lung Association. She is continually ready to help in any way she can to further the mission. She works daily with people affected by lung disease and she knows the urgency of the American Lung Association’s work to promote lung health and prevent lung disease.