This morning, more than 400 people participated in the American Lung Association in Georgia’s Fight For Air Climb at Promenade Tower. The event raised $200,000 to fund the Lung Association’s efforts to end lung disease.
During the event, participants including dozens of firefighters climbing in full gear, climbed 38 flights, 800 stairs to the top of Promenade Tower.
“Once again, this event proved to be as moving as it was rewarding for all who participated, young and old alike,” said Michele Howell, Executive Director of Georgia for the American Lung Association. “Thank you to all of our participants, volunteers, and sponsors who came together to make a difference in the lives of people facing lung disease, lung cancer, and COVID-19. Congratulations to Lovette Russell and Luis Aguilar for being our two top individual fundraisers.”
In total, the Fight For Air Climb Atlanta resulted in:
Funds raised from the Fight For Air Climb, support the mission of the American Lung Association and their efforts to defeat lung cancer, champion clean air, improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families, and to create a tobacco-free future.
To learn more about the Fight For Air Climb Atlanta or to make a donation, visit ClimbAtlanta.org.
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org. To support the work of the American Lung Association, find a local event at Lung.org/events.