News and Events

We strive to make an impact on communities around the world. Here are the stories behind our work.

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.

Impact Report 2020

The Year in Review: Our Impact Report is here!

Why do people continue to give to the Foundation? What are those funds used for, and how do they help drive our mission? These are the stories of our donors, our community grant winners and our patients. Learn how every dollar we collect makes a tangible impact on the communities and the people we serve.

Read the impact report

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.

Learn more

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.