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CTA-LogoClear The Air Film Fest

Screening – Saturday, April 7, 2018
Submissions for CTAFF 2018 are now open!
Breathe California’s Clear The Air Film Fest is a competition that invites high school and junior high school students as well as members of youth focused community organizations to create short films promoting lung health awareness and advocacy. Submit your films and learn more at cleartheairfilmfest.org.  The deadline for submissions is March 5, 2018.


52 Marathons in 52 Weeks

Special Event: January 1 – December 31, 2017

Greg McQuaid, a lifelong asthmatic, former smoker AND Breathe California Golden Gate’s newest Board member, is off and running to support his favorite non-profit! He will run a full 26.2 mile marathon every single week in 2017! Watch this inspirational video about Greg’s amazing undertaking, and be sure and visit Greg’s web page for details or to join him on a run.


Breathe California VIP party

December 2017

Every year, Breathe California honors the donors, volunteers, community partners and board members that meaningfully contribute to our work in Bay Area communities. This is a fun, relaxed evening where attendees can learn more about our programs and services, and help us ring in the holiday season by celebrating our volunteer rock stars as we award them the Board Leadership Award, Community Partner of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Philanthropist of the Year.


B4B-LogoBike 4 Breath

Breathe California’s Bike 4 Breath charity ride celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016!  Over the decades, the event has encouraged riders to raise awareness and funds to promote lung health and clean air policy in the greater Bay Area. Here are some great photos from B4B 2016.

We hope you are enjoying this beautiful summer and would like to thank those of you who completed the Bike 4 Breath survey, widely supporting the decision to suspend the event this year in order to place our efforts on our core essential services.

We encourage you to participate in our Board Member “Irish Greg” McQuaid’s 52 Marathons 52 Weeks campaign if you you would like to support Breathe California and the critical programs and services that we bring to Bay Area communities.