Make a difference in the lives of those living with lung disease.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the American Lung Association Los Angeles market. There are many ways to volunteer that are fulfulling and make a real impact. Whatever your interests and skills, we have a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you. 

Learn more about the different opportunities available and meet some of our volunteers below. When you’re ready, we can help you get started! Contact  [email protected] with the opportunity that most interests you. 

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Local Event Opportunities

Fight for Air Climb

This is a one-of-a-kind adventure to support healthy lungs and clean air. This endurance stair climb, hosted at the LA Memorial Coliseum, attracts those who are motivated and passionate about the cause, as well as those who enjoy challenging athletic and fundraising events. There are so many ways to get involved. Create a team, join our event committee, volunteer on event day, or do a combination of the three!
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I Wear Turquoise

This highly visual, online campaign convenes leaders throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, Central Valley, and Central Coast to raise critical funds and much-needed awareness for our life-saving mission. Become an I Wear Turquoise ambassador and join this year’s group of like-minded leaders.
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Champions Unite

The only professional sports-focused talent show to benefit clean air and healthy lungs, right here in Southern California. Champions Unite brings pro sports teams, their athletes, and fans together for a live "off-the-field, court and ice" talent competition. Join our event committee to get involved today.
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Host your own event! Raise money for lung health your way on your schedule. Honor a loved one or celebrate a special day. Make it a team effort and ask friends and family to join you or go it alone. Contact us today to get started. 

Our fundraising events raise critical funds to move our mission forward. Have a company in mind that would be interested in sponsoring one of our local events? Contact us today. 

Health Promotions and Advocacy Opportunities

Share your lung health expertise during the Los Angeles Community Connections virtual townhall series. Previous speakers have included distinguished physicians, professors, firefighters, and business professionals. 

Become a lung health advocate. Share your voice and advocate for policies that will save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Volunteer to teach an Open Airways for Schools class, lead a Better Breathers Club gathering or one of many other local opportunities. 

Volunteer to facilitate a Freedom From Smoking® program or another tobacco cessation/prevention group.

Medical and healthcare voices are critical when calling for stronger policies to address air pollution and climate change. If you are a health professional, join our Health Professionals for Clean Air and Climate Action community and sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Leadership Opportunities

Join the Los Angeles Local Leadership Board. Share your professional skills and meet other like-minded leaders. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Page last updated: November 28, 2023

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