The FACES Foundation
Family And Caregiver Education & Support

To benefit patients, families and caregivers dealing with diseases of the lungs.
The work of The FACES Foundation continues to support its mission to acknowledge
and promote professional excellence in the education and care of patients with lung
FACES reflects, acknowledges, and advocates for the many “faces” of those living
with life threatening pulmonary diseases: the patients; their support network of close family
and friends; and those unsung heroes in the respiratory profession, who understand that
each breath matters. In 2006, The FACES Foundation was established in memory of
Philip. C. Lamka who passed away from an interstitial lung disease.
The FACES Foundation
is a 501(c)(3)
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Help ensure that someone else will "Breathe Easy."

If your life, or the life of a loved one, has been helped by the
exemplary care of a respiratory therapist, please consider the monetary
sponsorship of a PHIL Award. Tell us your story, FACES will notify the hospital
that you would like to sponsor an award.

The PHIL Award is one way The FACES Foundation continues it's mission
to promote and acknowledge excellence in respiratory care.

Click here for more information or to make a donation.
Welcome to the Latest PHIL Award Partner Hospital
We are pleased to announce the addition of Carolinas Medical Center - NorthEast in Concord,
North Carolina! Find out more about them at
The PHIL Award program is now being utilized in 24 different
hospitals from 7 states!
Click HERE to learn about our
distinguished PHIL Award Honorees