Breathe California of the Bay Area

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Environment, Health, Cancer

Location: 1469 Park Avenue San Jose CA 95126 USA

Mission: The Mission of Breathe California of the Bay Area is to fight lung disease in all its forms and work with its communities to improve lung health. Lung disease is the third leading killer in the US, the first in deaths of infants, and affects one of eight Californians. Smoking-related diseases claim an estimated 419,000 American lives each year, and the number of people, especially children, with asthma is growing. Air pollution, tuberculosis and emerging challenges such as lung-related bioterrorism are other threats.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 115,432
Geographic areas served: Santa Clara, Alameda & San Benito Counties. We also offer support to residents in Fresno, Merced and Madera counties
Programs: Air quality advocacy, clean cities coalition, clean air awards, transportation, alternative fuels
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EIN 94-1156307
408-998-5865
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

Breathe California's staff is highly professional, dedicated and accountable. We have worked together to promote safer consumer cleaning products that do not contain asthma-causing or triggering substances among retail stores and the general public. This has been one of our best collaborations to date.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Increased my knowledge of substnaces that cause or trigger asthma.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Benefiting from their dedication promoting the reduced the use of asthmagens in the home.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Highly professional and dedicated.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-6-01

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