You will make a difference by participating in Free to Breathe® – each dollar raised goes towards vital lung cancer research, awareness, education and advocacy!
It's easy to get involved! Take the first step today:
Register and Participate
Your support makes this event possible! The work we do together will empower patients, save lives and make lung cancer a priority. Register now!
Form a Team
Team up to fight lung cancer! Gather loved ones together to enjoy the event and honor people who have been affected by lung cancer. Ask friends, relatives, and co-workers to join your team or start a new team! Here are some tips to help you start or build a team.
Create your Personal Page in about 10 minutes! It is a powerful fundraising tool that will allow you to tell your story, share your commitment to the cause and inspire people to give. It makes asking for donations very easy! If you don't want to participate by walking or running, you can register as an online fundraiser for the cause. Register as a participant or online fundraiser today!
Increase your support of Free to Breathe® through pledge donations by asking friends, family and co-workers for contributions. This can be done through your online personal fundraising page or by using a traditional pledge form. Download a pledge form to help you gather donations.
Check for Matching Gifts
Matching gifts are an easy way for you reach your fundraising goal faster than you thought possible! Remind your donors to check with their employers to see if their companies match all or part of their employees’ donations to charitable organizations. These matches can often double your charitable donation power!
Join the fight against lung cancer by making a tax deductible donation to a current participant, team or event. Your support and generosity make a difference! Together, we can make a positive impact on the lives of everyone affected by lung cancer. You may even be able to double your contribution by confirming if your employer offers a matching gift program. Make a contribution today online or by mail!
Free to Breathe® depends on the kindness and dedication of volunteers to make the events successful. We can use your help with outreach, promotion and planning as well event-day tasks. Whatever role you take, you will be making a huge difference! Select an event location from the homepage and then click on the "Volunteer" tab for details about the available volunteer opportunities.
You can fight lung cancer and promote awareness of the disease by:
- Promoting the National Lung Cancer Partnership's public service announcement campaign!
- Distributing the National Lung Cancer Partnership's brochures and other educational materials!
- Writing a letter to your Congressional representatives asking them to help get greater Federal funds for lung cancer research!
- Writing letters to your state and regional representatives asking them to appropriate 1% (or more) of annual tobacco settlement revenues to lung cancer research!
See more ways you can help fight lung cancer at NationalLungCancerPartnership.org.