The American Lung Association offers a number of programs throughout the state that are designed to help people quit smoking, learn to live with and control their asthma, prevent children from smoking, and many other lung health problems. Contributions of time, money and event sponsorships to the ALAMA help those who suffer with lung disease through mission driven programs and activities.
The American Lung Association FAQ
Q: How do I get more information to help quit smoking?
Many programs are available. Visit www.lung.org or call the Quitline at 1-877-966-8784.
Q: What lung disease programs are offered?
The American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic has a variety of programs and educational resources for people suffering from asthma, their families, smoking prevention and help for those wishing to quit smoking. We also offer programs in radon education and clean indoor air.
Q: How can myself or a family member donate to the cause?
A planned gift is a charitable gift that requires some preparation before it is made. A planned gift could be one or a combination of the following gift opportunities: gifts through your Will, gifts that give you an income for life while benefiting the Lung Association, gifts of life insurance, gifts of retirement assets and gifts of real estate. When considering charitable giving, please consult your tax, legal or financial advisor.
Q: What Kind of Events Does The American Lung Association Organize
The American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic offers a number of Special Events and Fundraising activities giving all participants the opportunity to raise money, support lung health programs and have fun at the same time! Most Special Events require pre-registration, with some day-of registration allowed.
Q: What kind of volunteer work does the association do?
The American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic (ALAM-A) is a not-for-profit health organization supported by dedicated volunteers from all walks of life. The spirit and compassion of our volunteers provide the basis for the success of everything we do, ranging from tobacco prevention and cessation to environmental health and asthma management. Hundreds of volunteers donate their time and energy to our organization each year.
Q: What else does the association do to help?
The American Lung Association is also recognized for our ongoing efforts to educate both legislators and the general public about the dangers of tobacco, the need for asthma legislation and the ongoing problems with ozone and pollution. ALA produces several comprehensive national reports, including our annual State of the Air Report.