Join us in our efforts to
educate and advocate for
- Increased research funding into the early detection and treatment of
- Better resources for lung cancer patients, their families, and their
- An end to the stigma of lung cancer
- About 55% of all new lung
cancer diagnoses are among people who have never smoked or are former smokers
- Regardless of the cause, no one deserves lung cancer
What it takes to be a member
Members are encouraged to:
conference calls a year. These calls are informative in
nature, offer support and free training to give you the confidence and
resources you need to engage others and raise awareness about lung cancer.
Members will receive an invitation by mail to participate in upcoming
or host a LUNGevity event. Participate in an existing local
event, volunteer or host an event of your choice! From a simple email
campaign to a walk or sporting event, we will walk you through it every
step of the way. Start at your own pace. Let us know your Action Plan and
we can help you execute it!
us updated on what’s happening in your state and in your local community.
Let us know about news stories, local support groups and cancer events and
if possible we will engage, support and offer information to spread the
word about lung cancer and LUNGevity.
We will provide our LUNGevity
LinkUP members with
LinkUP Member Packet: Sign up today and you will receive a lung cancer and LUNGevity
FAQ sheet, exclusive LUNGevity wristband, brochures and informational materials
to help you become an effective advocate!
training: You will have access to round table discussions (periodic
conference calls) and free membership to the LUNGevity LinkUP e-newsletter.
Receive free training, tips and practical advice on being an advocate and how
to make an effective difference in your local communities too.
LinkUP members will have a direct link to LUNGevity Foundation staff: We
have the largest grassroots lung cancer advocacy network and we have staff and
volunteers who are here to support you.
Spotlight: Be in the news: We will periodically spotlight a
LUNGevity LinkUP member’s story on our website and in the news to raise
awareness and put a face on lung cancer and our advocacy members!
CONNECT: Connect with other
advocates in your area. Connect virtually and with periodic meet-up events.
LinkUP members can volunteer to be a local leader and help organize these