Asthma is the #1 reason children are hospitalized in St. Louis. Allergies are the third most common chronic disease among children under the age of 18. 

The Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter serves those affected by asthma and allergies through education, support and resources.

We Help Kids Breathe.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter (AAFA-STL), a United Way Agency, has been a leading resource for those with asthma and allergies in the St. Louis community for almost 40 years.  AAFA-STL’s medical assistance program, BREATH , provides uninsured and underinsured children with life-saving asthma and allergy medications, equipment, education, and support while our RESCUE program provides equipment and medication to schools. Our educational programs and advocacy also reach families, schools, and nurses all over Missouri and Illinois.


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