Welcome to Respiratory Health Association
Nearly 4,000 climbers will be taking to the stairs for the 20th Annual Hustle Up the Hancock on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Click here to find a Hustle participant and make a secure, online donation. Your gift will support clean air and people living with asthma, COPD, lung cancer and other diseases. Thank you for joining
Help others quit smoking! Register for our Courage to Quit® Program Leader Training on Friday, March 10. This training will prepare you to deliver successful adult smoking cessation programs. By providing resources, practicing skills and giving support, you’ll give others the Courage to Quit®. To learn more and register, click here.
Join RHA for a trip to Springfield on Wednesday, April 6, 2017. We'll be visiting the Illinois Capital to educate our decision-makers on the importance of healthy lungs, tobacco control, clean air and other concerns. Meet your senators or representatives to share how lung disease has impacted your life and how they can make a difference through important legislation. Register now!
You are invited to submit nominations recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) research in Illinois to improve the quality of life for those living with COPD. This award was established by Kathleen Hart Solovy in memory of her husband, Jerold S. Solovy. Review the eligibility criteria and download a nomination form by clicking here.
Dr. David W. Cugell, an esteemed director emeritus of Respiratory Health Association, died December 5, 2016, at the age of 93. Dr. Cugell was a 50+ year volunteer with RHA, continuing his advocacy well after his board service here ended. He had a special interest in climate change and lung health, and in recent years had been a key supporter of RHA efforts in this arena. Click here to read more of our tribute to Dr. Cugell.
Thinking about running with us in 2017? You can run a race of your choice or join us for the next Bank of America Chicago Marathon all while helping to raise funds and awareness for lung disease! Multiple team benefits are included upon registration. No matter what running event you choose, you can make a difference! For more information click here.
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