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State Healthcare Leader Joins Fight Against Lung Disease

Vice President of Kindred Healthcare to head corporate fundraising efforts

(January 23, 2020) - DALLAS

For more information please contact:

James Martinez
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(312) 445-2501

Today, the American Lung Association in Texas announced that Brad Morgan, Division Vice President of Kindred Healthcare, will be the Corporate Chair of the Fight For Air Climb in Dallas. 

“We are so excited to have someone of Brad’s caliber as a partner and volunteer leader. Kindred Healthcare has also been an incredible partner supporting our COPD and smoking cessation initiatives for several years now, so this truly is an organic relationship,” said Holly Motteram, executive director of the Lung Association. 

“I’m honored to support the work of the Lung Association. Lung disease affects millions of Americans and three million Texans. So there is a lot that the corporate community can and should do to help in the fight against lung disease and save lives. I look forward to volunteering and helping make a difference,” said Morgan.

Now in its fifth year, the Fight For Air Climb at Fountain Place is one of the biggest stair climbs in Texas. Taking place November 14, 2020, the event invites individuals, families, groups of friends, corporate teams and first responders to race up 51 floors (1020 stairs), to raise awareness and money to fight lung disease. Almost 90 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to local programs, education, advocacy and life-saving research right here in New Mexico.

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About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.

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