April 7, 20236:00 p.m. MST


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Kristen MiragliaKristen.Miraglia@Lung.org602-429-0016


Thank You!

Thank you to our climbers, sponsors, vendors, and volunteers for participating in our 2023 Fight For Air Climb. We can’t wait to see you again next year!

The money raised through this event provides critical funds for lifesaving lung disease research, early lung cancer detection initiatives, and continued air quality improvement measures throughout Arizona.

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Fundraising Prizes

Fundraising will remain open through June 30, 2023. Top fundraising climbers and teams are eligible to win some unique and exciting prizes!



Do Good, Feel Great

  • You are supporting people with lung disease who are fighting for every breath.
  • You are stepping up for clean air across the country and in your community.
  • You are doing something positive for yourself and for people in need.

Health Benefits

  • Improves balance and coordination.
  • Strengthens more major muscles, including your glutes… you’re welcome!
  • Consistent stair climbing as a daily activity helps lower mortality risk.

What You Get

  • Every climber receives an official Fight For Air Climb t-shirt.
  • A sense of accomplishment in a supportive, celebratory atmosphere.
  • A safe, enjoyable event experience with a complimentary pick-me-up snack and water.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $173,500.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Liz Walton - $2,260.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Sarah Temple - $865.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Katherine Slater - $600.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Gregg Laridis - $550.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Grant Smedley - $550.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Ryan Johnston - $535.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Timothy Biggerstaff - $500.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Theresa Moore - $495.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Rebecca Matadamas - $430.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Tammy Mendoza - $394.00

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    Top Teams

      1. Team TruWest - $12,220.00
      2. SRP - $4,302.00
      3. BOMA of Greater Phoenix - $3,595.00
      4. Team Trilogy - $2,260.00
      5. Mayo Clinic - $875.00
      6. Blink - $784.89
      7. Moore the Merrier - $745.00
      8. AZ Citizens' Climate Lobby - $695.00
      9. Papa's Soldiers - $660.00
      10. Becca & Friends - $630.00

      Why We Need You in the Fight

      In March of 2020, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.

      Over the last 12 years, the Climbers have raised more than $71 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

      Join us. Because Every Step Counts and every step makes a difference.

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      Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

      Platinum Sponsors

      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Genentech TruWest Credit Union

      Gold Sponsors

      Arizona Diagnostic Radiology Casual Astronaut

      Silver Sponsor


      Bronze Sponsors

      Dignity Health Swire Coca Cola The Top Hatter

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


      Become a Sponsor

      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

      Learn more about National Teams