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Breath Easy Week is this week!
Posted on 24 Jun 2020
To Raise Awareness of Lung Conditions Support Breathe Easy Week 2020
Breathe Easy Week takes place between the 22nd and 28th June. Events will be organised by support groups across the UK. Breathe Easy Week is an initiative started by the British Lung Foundation, to raise awareness and focus on lung health.
What is the British Lung Foundation?
The British Lung Foundation is a UK registered charity that concerns itself with the nation’s lungs. Its aim is to bring about a day when everyone can breath clean air with lungs that are healthy. At the heart of this organisation is its research into lung conditions. With the aim to improve care as well as prevent, treat and cure lung diseases. Support is also provided for those who are suffering with lung disease. There is a helpline, support groups and a web community. Information that is easy to understand is also freely available.
What is the Aim of Breathe Easy Week?
The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of lung conditions. Together with raising funds for vital research. It also raises money for the support and campaigning work the foundation undertakes.
Other Fundraising Events the BLF Organises
As well as Breathe Easy Week, which is held every year, the British Lung Foundation organises a number of other campaigns and events. Battle for Breath is one such campaign. The Foundation is calling on supporters to urge the government to create a task force for lung health and to come up with a workable plan.