COPD Foundation Partners with Healthy West Haven Collaborative For First-Ever Breathe STRONG Rally

October 23, 2015

West Haven, CT - October 23, 2015 - The COPD Foundation is excited to partner with the Healthy West Haven Collaborative to raise awareness and funds to fight chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for the first-ever Breathe STRONG Rally in the area. The event will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the West Haven Italian American Club at 85 Chase Lane/West Haven, CT from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The goal of the Breathe STRONG Rally is to bring the community together to cure COPD, a progressive lung disease that affects 30 million Americans.

All of those affected by COPD are encouraged to participate in this unique event as it will unite patients and their families, caregivers, and healthcare providers for a day of education and entertainment. Attendees will have the opportunity participate in games and activities, as well as a baked goods, crafts, and tag sale. While it is free to participate in the rally, attendees are encouraged to recruit 10 people to donate $10 each to the COPD Foundation.

The Healthy West Haven Collaborative is a group of medical professionals, healthcare providers, and community support groups working together to achieve optimal health outcomes for the residents of West Haven, CT. Please join the Healthy West Haven Collaborative and the COPD Foundation to help find a cure for COPD.

To register for the Breathe STRONG rally, go to or call (866) 316 - COPD (2673).

Media Contacts:
Kevin Moran
Director of Development
1-866-731-2673 ext. 256

Yvonne Gamelin