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Nationwide, asthma, COPD and other lung diseases affect more than 33 million Americans, with lung cancer being the highest cause of death. Lung disease death rates continue to increase while other leading causes of death have declined. The American Lung Association combats these statistics by conducting lung health education, life-saving research, programs and services, advocacy, for all types of lung diseases.

TruWest Credit Union has partnered with the Lung Association in projects to help further community efforts in the fight against lung disease.

Lung Force Walks

Join us for the next LUNG FORCE Walk as we walk together to raise awareness and funds to defeat lung cancer and raise our voices for lung health.

  • Stay tuned for our next Lung Force Walk

Whoosh Sales

During a Whoosh sale, you can make a personal contribution at any of our TruWest branches. You will be supporting the vital research and programs that help those struggling with lung disease.

  • Stayed tuned for our next Whoosh Sale. You can also donate to the American Lung Association here

Fight for Air Climbs

The Fight For Air Climb is one of the American Lung Association’s signature fundraising events. These unique events are hosted in prominent buildings across the nation and challenge participants as they walk, run or race up hundreds of stairs. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 climb has gone virtual!

WHEN: May 1 to June 30, 2020

WHERE: You choose! Due to the current environment of social distancing requirements, this “climb” is virtual. Your individual climb could be a walk around a park, on a trail, or a hike on one of the many beautiful mountains or parks throughout Arizona or Texas. Your climb does not have to be a certain distance.

Learn more and register HERE.

Lung health questions? Ask an expert.

Lung HelpLine: 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872)


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