Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)

Tell AANMA how asthma makes YOU feel!

  • What thoughts go through your mind when you’re having asthma symptoms?
  • What do you do to make yourself feel better?
  • What do you do to make your symptoms go away?
  • How do you feel when your symptoms are gone and you can breathe again?
  • What’s your favorite thing to do when you’re not having asthma?
  • How has asthma affected your life?
  • We want to hear your story.

Draw, write, photograph or make a movie showing How Asthma Makes YOU Feel.

We’ll post your entries on our website and you can vote on your favorites! Categories include: kindergarten through second grade, third through fifth grade, sixth through eighth grade, ninth through 12th grade, college students.

Here’s what you do:

Create a drawing, picture, photograph, photo essay or collage, write an essay, story or poem, or make a movie that shows How Asthma Makes YOU Feel.

  • Drawings and photos should be no larger than 8 ½ x 11 inches.
  • If you e-mail your photo, it should be no larger than 3 MG and in a .jpg format.
  • Essays, stories and poems can be any length.
  • For videos, e-mail for submission instructions.

Submit your entries, plus a photo of yourself, to AANMA at, or mail to:

How Asthma Makes Me Feel c/o AANMA
2751 Prosperity Ave., Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031

Please make sure to include your name, age, grade, home address, phone number and name of a parent or guardian in case we need to contact them about your entry. Note: AANMA cannot return entries, so make sure you have a copy of your artwork or story to keep for yourself. If you have any questions, call (800) 878-4403.