The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was founded by Linda Reinstein and Doug Larkin in 2004 and headquartered in Redondo Beach, California. ADAO is the largest independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the U.S. dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure, eliminating asbestos-related diseases, and protecting asbestos victims’ civil rights through education, advocacy, and community initiatives. Read more about ADAO and “Who We Are”.
Although ADAO has exponentially grown since 2004, our mission and goals have remained constant.
- Education. Educate the public and medical community about asbestos-related diseases and preventing asbestos exposure. Support research that leads to early detection, prevention and a cure.
- Advocacy. Collaborate with organizations around the world for a global asbestos ban. Raise awareness that asbestos is still legal and lethal in the U.S. Protect asbestos victims’ civil rights.
- Community. Unite asbestos victims to Share Their Stories, learn about treatment options, and support each other.
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The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and does not make legal referrals.
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