Get Involved

Want to help improve lung health and prevent lung disease? Here is a look at all of the ways you can make a difference.


Explore our events that appeal to a full range of interests.

Ways to Give

Your donations help make a difference for millions of Americans affected by lung disease. There are many ways to give, like online donations, financial planning, corporate partnership and more.


Put your talents to good use! Volunteers help support those facing lung disease and a future world free of lung disease. See more about volunteering with the Lung Association and how to sign up.

Share Your Story

Inspire others by sharing the story of how lung disease affected you or someone you love.

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Rhonda Vizzini

My story is about my mom who was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer on July 3, 2014 and lost her battle seven weeks later. READ MORE

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Laura Kellogg

Imagine how helpless you would feel if you had to watch your child struggle to stay afloat in the deep end of a swimming pool knowing you could not jump in to save him. That is how I felt every time one of my three children struggled to breathe during an asthma attack. There were even moments whe... READ MORE

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Gregory Munro

In July 2018, I celebrated my 70th birthday by running my first half marathon in Missoula, Montana. In the ensuing months, I, who have never smoked a cigarette in my life, developed chest, shoulder and hip pain, as well as shortness of breath, fatigue and weakness. I was alarmed because I have al... READ MORE

Become an Advocate

Join our nationwide Lung Action Network and advocate for public policy initiatives that improve lung health and prevent lung disease.

Become an Educator

The American Lung Association offers many opportunities for healthcare professionals and volunteers to become eligible to lead programs in their community.

Freedom From Smoking Clinic
, | May 29, 2024
Freedom From Smoking Clinic
Detroit, MI | May 29, 2024