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Timeline Checklist


Below is a suggested Timeline Checklist to insure your fundraising success.  Whether you have several months to prepare for the climb, or only a few weeks, you can still use this timeline.  Additional fundraising tools and information can be obtained by contacting your local Climb Manager.

Once You Register

  • Edit and create your personal page.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your involvement in the Climb.
  • Gather the people who might be part of your team together and get them involved.

4 Months to Climb

  • Create your list of potential supporters.
  • Learn about the powerful things the American Lung Association is doing in the “Fight For Air”.
  • Make sure that all of your friends, family, etc know why your participation in the Fight For Air Climb is so important to you and the millions of other families who are directly affected by lung disease in some way.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your progress in the Climb and ask for support.

3 Months to Climb

  • Send email to friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else you know asking for support.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your progress in the Climb and ask for support.

2 Months to Climb

  • Send email to friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else you know asking for support.
  • Achieve half of your personal fundraising goal.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your progress in the Climb and ask for support.
  • Continue to gather the people who might be part of your team together and get them involved.

1 Month to Climb

  • Send email to friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else you know asking for support.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your progress in the Climb and ask for support.

2 Weeks to Climb

  • Send email to friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else you know asking for support.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your progress in the Climb and ask for support.

Climb Day

  • Achieve personal fundraising goal.
  • Have fun at the Fight For Air Climb.

Immediately After the Climb

  • Give thanks to all supporters and provide final successful numbers.
  • Send email to friends, family, co-workers, and everyone else you know thanking them for your support.
  • Post a message on your social media outlets about your progress in the Climb and ask for support.
  • Be proud of the important role your family, friends, and contacts are playing to help the American Lung Association in the “Fight For Air”!