Mission: A breath of hope lung foundation is committed to being a leading contributor to the cure of cancer by focusing on lung cancer treatments.
Programs: Research grant funding: $100,000 was granted through the lungevity foundation, chicago, il. Along with their match, we were able to provide $200,000 for two studies related to lung cancer research.
2010 twin cities lung run/walk: our fourth annual walk, held in september at lake harriet, confirmed the need in our community for lung cancer awareness. Participation continues to increase with about 1750 registered this year.
angel foundation partnership: a $10,000 donation established a dedicated fund within the minneapolis-based angel foundation for lung cancer patients in need of financial assistance.
2010 respiratory rally: in november 2010, we partnered with the american lung association on an education conference for patients, survivors, caregivers and health care professionals to learn more about all aspects of respiratory disease, including lung cancer.