The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Our mission: To help people breathe easier, one person at a time, through education, detection, care and treatment.
Founded in 1906, The Breathing Association has a long history of serving the community through prevention and treatment of lung health disease and promotion of better health.
What we do:
Asthma care - direct help for children and adults afflicted with asthma, in addition to asthma management educational outreach programs. COPD services - direct services and educational outreach for adults with chronic lung disease. Free Lung Health Clinic and Mobile Medical Unit - free health care, exams, prescription assistance, and medical equipment for the most medically vulnerable. Medical Home Energy Assistance Program - the only program in the country that provides energy assistance combined with health care services for lowincome individuals. Tobacco Cessation services - "Quit for good" smoking cessation programs.