From our community to yours—the latest news
2020 Listening Tour
What makes a foundation truly impactful? Some would argue that it’s the organization’s willingness to continually have uncomfortable conversations about the issues negatively impacting our society today – the issues that stem from years of silence and decades of systematic oppression.
The difficulty and awkwardness of these conversations lays in the fact that they revolve around race, and more often than not, health outcomes. These are the problems that affect our most deserving, underserved communities, and it’s clear that they can no longer be ignored. We need to start listening now.
Buy-A-Mask, Give-A-Mask officially launches
We are committed to combating COVID-19 by helping front-line workers in our hardest hit communities gain access to face masks. With this campaign, every mask purchase from the American Mask Rally will provide a mask for someone in an underserved community.
Join us for Irv’s Winter Warm-up Virtual Poker
Go “all-in” for your chance to win big! The CHEST Foundation and Feldman Family Foundation are proud to present “Irv’s Winter Warm-Up,”
a series of virtual Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournaments taking place each month this winter! All proceeds benefit the CHEST Foundation’s antiracism and health disparities work.
Donor Spotlight, Our Community Newsletter
As COVID-19 spreads across our country, the spotlight it casts on the inequalities that plague our most vulnerable and underrepresented communities has never been brighter. It’s time to make a change, and the only way to do that is by acknowledging and addressing these issues head-on.
Physician makes asthma tools for Hispanics
Dr. Hajizadeh makes laminated pocket cards containing educational content to help patients retain correct information about their condition.
Learn about her work
Grant recipient makes a big difference in Guyana
CHEST Community Service grant winner, Sharon Armstead, RRT, traveled to Guyana to host a mobile asthma clinic and educate students.
Read about her project