Thursday, April 28, 2011

Funds to improve asthma care in schools: Ten $2,500 Bonds, $5,000 Grants to be Awarded

New Program Launches to Provide Asthma Care in Schools and Educational Opportunities for Children with Asthma

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is launching the Everyone Breathe™ Asthma Education Grants program, aimed at improving the quality of asthma care in schools and providing educational savings bonds for children with asthma.

Parents or guardians of children with asthma are invited to nominate their child and child's school to receive an Everyone Breathe Asthma Education savings bond and grant. School administrators are also encouraged to notify parents about this opportunity and work closely with them to apply.

• Ten applications will be selected as grand prize winners.
• The nominated children with asthma in the winning applications will be awarded $2,500 savings bonds.
• Schools nominated in the winning applications will receive $5,000 grants to improve the quality of asthma care and asthma education in the school.
• Fifty additional applications will be selected as second-place winners and those nominated schools will receive asthma nebulizer kits.

Applications will be accepted until July 29, 2011, so visit http://www.everyonebreathe.com/ to apply for an Everyone Breathe Asthma Education Grant today!
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