Whether you are a donor, a volunteer or a board member, all of our valuable supporters are Lung Champions, without whom we would not be able to help folks breathe easier! All of our Lung Champions are special, but special recognition should be given to those who have supported us for a long time.
We want to say a special thank you to those who have been helping folks in Alberta and NWT breathe easier for over 25 years!
Alan & Alice Bell:
Alice's mother volunteered and donated with the Tuberculosis Association for quite some time, many years ago. Alan and Alice have carried on the traditions of her mother in supporting those who are suffering from lung diseases.
Alan & Barbara Cassley
In 1959, Anthony had some trouble with his lungs. His doctor told him about the Lung Association and he has been a supporter ever since. Anthony knows how important research and prevention is!
Arlene and Kenneth Graves
Barbara A. Robertson
Bernard and Gladys Scheidl:
Gladys contracted Tuberculosis in 1982 while working at a nursing home, unfortunately the person she contracted it from did not survive. Gladys spent 3 weeks in treatment in the hospital and happily recovered. Thanks Gladys and Bernard!
Bob & Diane Robson
Bruce was the education coordinator for The Lung Association many years ago. He fondly remembers travelling back and forth between Calgary and Edmonton to provide educational seminars to people about not smoking and promoting lung health. Thanks for your help educating folks about healthy breathing Bruce!
Carl and Theresa Wettlaufer:
One of the few causes they feel worthy.
Cecil & Marilyn Patriquin
Doris had TB many years ago and spent 15 months in a sanitorium in Saskatchewan healing. She keeps this in mind as she donates each year.
Eloise and her family have a long history supporting lung health; Eloise's Mother worked at a sanitorium that was built in 1906, and her family has had a strong tradition of donating to the Christmas Seals program.
Ernie's mother had tuberculosis and later passed from COPD. He knows that research is needed to find a cure.
Erwin & Mary Jo Hoelscher
Gloria L. Long
H. R. Hayden
Hans & Trudy Steidl
Harry & Ann Edwards:
Harry and Ann have been supporting the Lung Association for more than 50 years!
Heather A. Rogers
Howard and Janet Willick
Inez has been donating for over 40 years as lung health has affected her family and she finds that the Lung Association has a great impact.
Jean & Sorob Cyrus
Jean Lefebvre & Harvey Olsen:
Harvey was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension and fortunately received a lifesaving operation, however he still struggles to breath with the aid of inhalers. They continue to donate to fund research and assist medical advances.
Joachim & Renate Rosinski
John & Phyllis Graham
John & Zennia Trollope
Karen & Murray Scott
Lillian & Earl Labine
Linda and Keith Sorsdahl
Lois is a long time donor and values the tradition of using the Christmas Seals that her mother began when she was very young.
Lois & Robert Ponto:
Lois & Robert's daughter has asthma, so they began donating when she was young.
Margaret carries on donating and using Christmas Seals as a tradition and tribute to her Mother, who gave and used the seals for many years. Margaret has a scrap book of Christmas seals dating back to the 1940's!
Marion & Lloyd Kvame
Marlene and Joseph Korzeniowski
Marshall & Betty Dolinsky
Mary Ann A. Jacobsen
Both Mary and her sister were diagnosed with asthma, her sister passed because of it, Mary cares deeply about encouraging old and young to lead healthy respiratory lifestyles.
Norman & Yvonne Clarke
Olive began giving after her husband started having breathing trouble many years ago, he was ultimately diagnosed with COPD. Art unfortunately passed away at 74 years but Olive says that the Lung Association is still her favourite charity and it is very special to her.
P and P Sturges:
The Sturges family began donating because of all of the awareness and research that the Lung Association supports.
Peter E. Rivers
Lung Disease runs in Ray's family, so this cause is very close to him.
Ray S Welychka:
Ray understands the struggle that those living with lung disease face everday. He supports the Lung Association to help people breathe easier.
Richard and Irene Withell
Roseanne & Edward Martyniuk
Royle began donating after his Mom was diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis when he was a young child, despite being left with one lung, she survived for many years.
Sonia began donating many years ago with Christmas Seals and continues the tradition each year!
Stanley and Jean Bargholz
Thomas & Catherine Dobbie
Tom & Helen Foster:
Tom & Helen feel very comfortable knowing that their donation is well used helping people. Their grandson has asthma and they see more supports becoming available to him.
Tom & Joanne Wispinski
Tony & June Vastenhout
Valerie Von Kuster
Vern & Carol Hemeyer:
Carol began the traditional of giving to Christmas Seals and they've continued for over 55 years!
Verona M. Seenum
Walter & Gladys Zilliox
These are just a few of the many, many folks that support us, if you have a story to tell or would like to be profiled here, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, all names posted with the donors permission.