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Mission Statement

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on five strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases; and to accelerate fundraising and enhance organizational effectiveness to support the urgency of our mission.

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Our Mission

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. For more than 110 years, we have led the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, whether it's searching for cures to lung diseases, keeping kids off tobacco, or fighting for laws that protect the air we all breathe.

Our Mission: To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Our Vision: A world free of lung disease.

Our Strategic Imperatives:

  • Defeat lung cancer.
  • Improve the air we breathe so it will not cause or worsen lung disease.
  • Reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families.
  • Eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.
  • Accelerate fundraising and enhance organizational effectiveness to support the urgency of our mission.

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