The mission of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund is to improve health and save lives by reducing tobacco use, the #1 cause of preventable death in the United States and around the world.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund are the leading advocacy organizations working to reduce tobacco use and its deadly consequences in the United States and around the world. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization separate from, but affiliated with, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Through strategic communications and policy advocacy campaigns, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund work to change public attitudes about tobacco and promote proven policies that are most effective at reducing tobacco use and save the most lives. The two organizations work closely together to achieve the greatest impact.
The Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund mounts education, advocacy and electoral campaigns in support of public policies that prevent kids from using tobacco, help tobacco users quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
To achieve our mission, we:
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