If you’re still looking for a place to give a donation this holiday season, here are just a few charitable organizations that focus on the treatment and/or research of respiratory-related diseases.


St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude is a a not-for-profit, section 501(c)(3) organization and a leading children’s hospital pioneering research and treatments for kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Donate here.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The CFF is a non-profit organization whose mission is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

Donate here.

American Respiratory Care Foundation

The American Respiratory Care Foundation is the nonprofit charitable arm of the American Association for Respiratory Care formed for the purpose of supporting research, education, and charitable activities.

Donate here.

COPD Foundation

The COPD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization created in 2004, with offices in Washington, D.C. and Miami, FL. The Foundation’s mission is to prevent and cure chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and to improve the lives of all people affected by COPD.

Donate here.

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is a nonprofit organization that works to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Donate here.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

By actively engaging the PF community, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has developed essential programs available to those living and working with pulmonary fibrosis.

Read here.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

The AAFA is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953 that is dedicated to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease for people with asthma and allergies through support, advocacy, education and research.

Donate here.


The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund works in 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

Donate here.