American Lung Association
   
  American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific  
American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific
 
 

Spring 2013

Renee and George enews.jpgGreetings!

One of the best things about my job is the chance to travel throughout our region and meet the Lung Association’s many wonderful supporters.

One of those supporters is George Burnham, a 70-year-old health enthusiast who travels all across the country to participate in stair climb events. Despite having asthma, George has climbed in an amazing 53 stairclimbs to date, including 28 to benefit the American Lung Association. Learn more about George's inspiring story »

Breathing Easier at School: Smoke- and Tobacco-Free College Campuses

Oregon Staff with Dr. Koh.jpgThe Pacific Northwest’s Fresh Air Campus Challenge is a first-of-its-kind effort to engage all colleges and universities in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to develop and implement a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free campus policy. Learn more about our smoke-free policy work in Alaska »

Raising Funds, Having Fun!

RATS Female RiderLooking to be entertained, get in shape, or meet new people? We have a variety of opportunities to help meet your personal goals, all while supporting healthy lungs and clean air! Sign up today for one of our upcoming events, and learn about our recent successful events. Learn more »

Raising Radon Awareness for High Risk Homes
 Short-Term-Radon-Test-Kit

The EPA and the American Lung Association recommend that every home be tested for radon. Radon levels vary significantly from one home to anotherThe American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific is engaging in several activities to raise the public's awareness about radon.
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  Saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease
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Upcoming Events!

April 10; May 8:
Breathe Boot Camp - Seattle

April 27:
Fight for Air Climb - Boise

June 17 - August 3:
Big Ride Across America - Seattle to Washington, DC

June 27 - August 8:
Climb For Clean Air - Oregon & Washington

View a Complete List of Upcoming Events

Program Updates

Facing Lung Cancer: Support From Day One
Discover how to get your needs met as you face new challenges, using this interactive web resource.

Lung Action Network
Speak up for clean air and healthy lungs! Sign up for the American Lung Association's Action Network today.


Have You Been to Lungtropolis?
Engage kids in managing their asthma with ALA's
web-based "Lungtropolis" game!

Lung HelpLine

Questions about your lung health? Ask an expert. Call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872). Open seven days a w
eek!
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Thank you to our featured Title Sponsor of the 2013 Kaiser Permanente Fight for Air Climb in Portland:
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