Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children doesn’t just care for children; they change lives around the world through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Shriners Hospitals for Children provides all aspects of care for children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Because of your support, Shriners Hospitals for Children has been able to help patients live their dreams since 1922. For more information, visit

Patient Services Incorporated

The founder of Patient Services Incorporated shaped the very first non-profit patient assistance model in 1989. Dr. Dana Kuhn knows the pain firsthand of watching a loved one fight-and-lose their battle against chronic illness; he knows, too, the crippling financial burden often carried by those left behind. Since their inception in 1989, Patient Services has been a pioneer leading the charge to find solutions to the challenges that face the chronically ill in the United States. Patient Services provides financial support and guidance for qualified patients with specific, rare chronic diseases. Through Patient Services assistance programs, patients and their families rediscover hope and health. For more information, visit

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To improve the lives of all Americans, the American Heart Association provides public health education in a variety of ways. They are the nation’s leader in CPR education training. They help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. They provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. They educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities. They have funded more than $3.8 billion in heart disease and stroke research, more than any organization outside the federal government. The American Heart Association is working toward improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent, and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent, all by the year 2020. For more information, visit

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The mission of the Alzheimer‘s Association is to eliminate Alzheimer‘s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Alzheimer’s Association was founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals interested in research. Jerome H. Stone was the founding president. Today, the Association reaches millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s across the globe through the headquarters in Chicago, a public policy office in Washington, D.C. and a presence in communities across the country. For more information, visit

American Lung Association

From our first breath to our last, our lives are defined by the simple act of breathing. But for far too many, breathing is anything but simple. Tobacco smoke, polluted air and lung diseases such as lung cancer, COPD, asthma and others threaten our lungs and lives. For more than a century, the American Lung Association® has led the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, whether it’s searching for cures to lung diseases, keeping kids off tobacco, or fighting for laws that protect the air we all breathe. Our mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. For more information, visit