Tributes & Memorials

A personal and lasting tribute.

A gift to Respiratory Health Association is a thoughtful way to commemorate happy occasions or holidays or to express sympathy for the loss of a special person.


Gifts that honor and remember


A meaningful way to honor a loved one, a memorial fund helps a family or other group honor and remember their loved one by supporting Respiratory Health Association.

Below are current active memorial funds.

In memory of Richard Africk

In memory of Lisa (Gress) Jeffery

In memory of Diane Africk

In memory of Janis Fineberg

In memory of Sherryll Gonzales


Celebrate a birthday, wedding, anniversary, retirement, graduation, bar/bat mitvah or special achievement, such as quitting smoking, with a donation for healthy lungs and clean air.

Respiratory Health Association has a special platform for those who would like to honor our work by donating their birthday, or other joyous occasion to Respiratory Health Association. Please contact Laura Woods at [email protected]

Express wishes for a speedy recovery by helping to fight lung disease and promote healthy lungs.

Show your appreciation for someone’s kindness by giving a gift that will help others.

Honor the memory of a loved one or friend through a memorial designation.

Create a Memorial Fund for a Loved One

Personalized gift funds are a great way to remember someone special. Respiratory Health Association can assist in creating a memorial page for a loved one and provide materials for distribution.

Please contact Development Director Laura Woods at [email protected] or by phone at (312) 628-0251 to create a memorial fund in memory of your loved one.

They Will Know You Care

Upon receipt of your tribute or memorial gift, Respiratory Health Association will mail an acknowledgement promptly to the person(s) you designate, so s/he will know that you’ve made a gift in his or her name or loved one’s memory. (The amount of your gift will not be disclosed.)

Three Ways to Donate

Choose the most convenient way to make your tribute or memorial gift:

Make a gift through our secure online donation form and complete the “Tribute & Memorial Information” to provide details about your gift.

Include tribute or memorial information along with your gift and mail to:
Respiratory Health Association
ATTN: Development
1440 W Washington Blvd
Chicago IL 60607

Please contact Development Director Laura Woods at [email protected] or by phone at (312) 628-0251.