Ways to Give

We are grateful for the support of donors like you who make our work possible. Explore the many ways you can give to Respiratory Health Association.

Matching Gifts

See if your employer matches your donation to RHA.

Donor-Advised Funds

RHA is a public charity eligible to receive grants from your DAF. We are grateful for our supporters’ recommended sustaining grants or being named a beneficiary of a final balance of the DAF.


Honor and Memorial Gifts

Recognize a loved one who championed healthy lungs and clean air for all. Details about tribute donations are available here.

DIY Fundraisers

Whether you’d like to fundraise in honor of a birthday or important anniversary, RHA can help you set up a personal fundraising website. Please contact Development Director Laura Woods at lwoods@resphealth.org or by phone at (312) 628-0251 for more information.

Gifts of Stock and Securities

Donating stock, securities, and mutual fund shares is an effective way to help Respiratory Health Association fight for healthy lungs and clean air for all. Making this gift is simple and offers you valuable financial benefits:

•  You can donate appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds
•  The total value of the stock upon transfer is tax-deductible
•  There is no obligation to pay any capital gains taxes on the appreciation

Complete this form to receive details for transferring your stock.

Donate stock


*If you are making a gift of mutual funds, please review these instructions as your gift will be processed differently.

Contact Development Director Laura Woods at lwoods@resphealth.org or by phone at (312) 628-0251 if you have any questions about making a stock gift.

IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions

Donors aged 70½ or older can make a qualified charitable distribution, also known as an IRA charitable rollover gift, of up to $100,000 directly from an IRA or IRA and exclude it from taxable income.

Donors should work with their IRA custodian to request a direct distribution to Respiratory Health Association.


Including RHA in your estate plans ensures your legacy and commitment to lung health and clean air benefits future generations. Please notify Development Director Laura Woods at lwoods@resphealth.org or by phone at (312) 628-0251 of your intention and to receive information about our Lung Legacy programs and language you can use in your planning.

If you have a plan in place and require general information about RHA, please use the following:

Organization Name: Respiratory Health Association
Address: 1440 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60607
Federal Tax ID Number: 36-2222687
Phone: 312-243-2000
Email: info@resphealth.org
Website: resphealth.org

Shop with Amazon Smile

When you shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchases to your favorite charitable organization. The AmazonSmile website is identical to the regular Amazon.com site. Tens of millions of products are eligible and no new account is needed – simply sign in to smile.amazon.com with your already existing Amazon account information and designate Respiratory Health Association as your preferred charity to support healthy lungs and clean air with your everyday purchases!

To learn more about designating RHA as your AmazonSmile charity of choice, click here.