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5th Annual LUNG FORCE Walk A Huge Success

Despite damp, chilly weather, 1000+ turn out to walk in the fight against lung disease

(October 19, 2018)

Chilly, damp weather couldn’t stop walkers who turned out to support the American Lung Association in Wisconsin's fifth annual LUNG FORCE Walk.

Walkers turned the Milwaukee Zoo turquoise in the fight against lung cancer and lung disease.  1600 registered walkers representing 122 teams raised over $93,000 in the fight aqainst lung disease while touring the beautiful grounds of the Milwaukee County Zoo. The Lung Association expects the total to rise, as funding raising continues. Donations can be made until October 31 at

Top three fundraising teams are:

  1. Miels for Miles, $6,253
  2. ALK Warriors, $4,307
  3. Memory Walkers, $3,310

The top Individual fundraiser was Conne Dake, Memory Walkers, with $2,245.

The Lung Association would like to thank all sponsors, walkers, donors, volunteers and all other participants for helping make this event a huge success!

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