October 1, 20239:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ET)


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Catherine WidemireEventsCLE@lung.org216-524-5864

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participants posing for a photo at the LUNG FORCE Walk

Small Steps, Bold Strides

From the bottom of our lungs, THANK YOU to all of our participants, sponsors, committee members, volunteers and supporters for an incredible LUNG FORCE Walk presented by Cleveland Clinic. Your support makes our work possible for the more than 1.6 million Ohioians living with lung disease.

Photos are starting to be posted in our online event photo gallery by our volunteer photographers, keep checking back for more over next couple weeks! Share your photos in our local American Lung Association in Cleveland Facebook Group and Instagram we’ll be sure to add them to the collection.

Event Survey: Participants are encouraged to complete our post-event survey to provide feedback and insight to help the American Lung Association staff team and volunteer committee to continue to host and plan our signature fundraising events.

*Incentive Deadline* Anyone who raises $150 or more by November 1 qualifies for an a 2023 LUNG FORCE incentive through the national fundraising incentive program.

Event T-Shirt: If you raised $100 or more by event day and did not receive your t-shirt on event day and would still like one, please email eventsCLE@lung.org by October 31, 2023 to let us know.

Alumni Shirt: If you would still like to purchase a 2023 LUNG FORCE Walk Alumni shirt, please complete this order form and make your payment by October 31, 2023.

Do you have additional donations to turn it? Please mail checks, along with the participant name these should be attributed with, to our office address:

American Lung Association
Attn: LUNG FORCE Walk Cleveland
5755 Granger Rd., Ste. 905, Independence OH 44131

With nearly 37 million people affected by lung disease in the US, each and every dollar raised will support lung disease research, educational programs and advocacy efforts. We need your help today to ensure there is a future free of lung disease with healthy air to breathe! Fundraising for our annual event will remain open through October 31, 2023.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $82,600.00

Top Participants

    1. Raised $1000 Personal Gift Paula Morrison - $1,710.00
    2. Raised $500 Personal Gift Sherry Babic - $650.00
    3. Raised $500 Personal Gift Kathy Hrutkay - $550.00
    4. Raised $500 Karen Urda - $540.00
    5. Raised $500 Personal Gift Dale & Barbara Markowitz - $500.00
    6. Raised $250 Personal Gift Bethany Croskey - $478.00
    7. Raised $250 Personal Gift Lisa Davis - $400.00
    8. Raised $250 Personal Gift Jamie Davis - $370.00
    9. Raised $250 Personal Gift Ann Fiorta - $370.00
    10. Raised $250 Personal Gift Nancy & Keith Libman - $360.00

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    Top Teams

      1. Team Lisa - $11,380.00
      2. SYC Walks for John. - $3,382.00
      3. Cleveland Clinic Bronchos - $2,725.00
      4. Paula's BreathTakers - $1,995.00
      5. Marlene's Marchers - $1,515.00
      6. O2 Titrating Titans - $1,420.00
      7. Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute-Respiratory - $1,315.00
      8. The X-tubators - $1,210.00
      9. Mayhem's Marchers - $1,090.00
      10. Team Miranda - $1,085.00

      Why We Need You

      Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths among women and men. Someone is diagnosed with lung cancer every two minutes and 14 seconds. 4 in 5 of those diagnosed will ultimately die of the disease.

      Why We're Hopeful

      More Americans than ever are surviving lung cancer. The survival rate has increased by a dramatic 13% to 22.6% in the last 5 years. Your support will help us continue the progress in our efforts to defeat lung cancer.



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      Presenting Sponsor

      Cleveland Clinic

      Local Sponsors

      Genentech GSK Astra Zeneca Regeneron Novartis Viatris

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      Conscious Ink Sanson Produce Dominic's Old School Italian Cleveland Water Groove with Portia University Hospitals - Research Laurel & Thorn Jewelry Orange Theory Lilly Pulitzer Island Beats Simply Le$$

      National Sponsors

      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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