Color-PNG-local-logo"The Clean Air and Healthy Lungs Leaders"

Breathe California of the Bay Area is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax ID #94-1156307, based in San Jose, California and providing services to residents of the counties of Santa Clara, San Benito, Alameda, Fresno, Madera and Merced.

Our Mission. Our Vision. Our Values.

As the local lung health leader, Breathe California of the Bay Area fights lung disease in all its forms and works with its communities to promote lung health. We envision a world that promotes healthy lungs and a healthy environment. We believe in leadership through passion, integrity, excellence, accountability, and fiscal/social responsibility.

The Evolution of Our Local Association

(1911 - 1920) Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, Santa Clara Anti Tuberculosis Association, Santa Clara County Anti-Tuberculosis Society, Santa Clara County Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, and Santa Clara County Anti- Tuberculosis Association

(1920 - 1960) Santa Clara County Tuberculosis Association

(1960 - 1967) Santa Clara County Tuberculosis and Health Association

(1967 - 1970) Tuberculosis and Health Association of Santa Clara-San Benito Counties

(1970 - 1973) TB & Respiratory Disease Association of Santa Clara - San Benito Counties

(1973 - 2006) American Lung Association of Santa Clara-San Benito Counties

(2006 - present) Breathe California of the Bay Area