EFFORTS — PO Box 20241
Kansas City, MO 64195–0241

Phone: (877) 2–ENDCOPD
The information on (or referenced by) the EFFORTS’ website and discussion lists is not intended or implied to be a substitute for the professional medical advice of your own healthcare providers.

We thank those who have shopped at Amazon and donated to EFFORTS through the Smile program. On February 20th 2023, Amazon discontinued the program.

If you would like to donate to EFFORTS, click the Paypal Donate button or mail a check to PO Box 20241 Kansas City, MO 64195–0241.

As a patient advocacy group, we rely on your contributions/donations to maintain the mail list group, this website, and help board members attend conferences and to increase our participation in research.


We are a 501©(3) tax-exempt corporation and as such any contributions are tax-deductible.

or mail to:

PO Box 20241
Kansas City, MO 64195–0241

Memorial Contributions

We also accept memorial contributions. You will receive a receipt, and, if requested,
we will advise the grieving family of your donation to EFFORTS.

💗 🙏 Thanks 🙏 💗
Thank you very much.
Your contributions help us continue the work begun by Gary Bain in order to realize parts of his and our dream.

Linda Watson, President