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Fight for Air Climb

2020 Fight For Air Climb
Buffalo, NY

only 54 days to the climb!


March 21, 20208:30 AM ET



Main Place Tower Buffalo, NY (view on map)24 Floors and 470 Stairs



Kaelyn GatesBuffaloClimb@Lung.org716-271-6386

Together We've Raised…

  • We've Raised:

    Our Goal: $180,000.00

Every Step Counts

Fight For Air Climb - Group PhotoStep up and make a positive impact for lung health by participating in a Fight For Air Climb event. Raise funds and challenge yourself to support the American Lung Association's mission while climbing the 24 Floors and 470 Stairs of the Main Place Tower. You can do it and we'll help you every step of the way!

Whether you're climbing alone or with friends and family, for a healthier lifestyle or in honor of all those who are affected by lung disease, you'll feel victorious when you reach the top. Defeating the physical challenge and reaching the height of your fundraising potential will be a gratifying experience, and one that provides hope for millions of people. Every Step Counts as we unite in the fight for healthy lungs and clean air!

Fight For Air Climb - Single ClimberRegister today and we'll help you reach your goals – from the first step in your Climb experience all the way to the finish line. Along the way, think about all the people you're helping, and remember: we're climbing for hope because they're fighting for breath.

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What is a Fight For Air Climb?

One of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events, Fight For Air Climbs are stair climbs held in prominent skyscrapers around the country. Climbers join friends, family, co-workers or even fly solo, climbing the stairs of the building to the top! Over the last several years, our Fight For Air Climbs have raised more than $53 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

More than 27,000 participants from 42 Climb events across the country came together last year to raise more than $8 million. This year, you can join the challenge and raise money to help provide life-saving lung health research, patient education and public policy efforts.

The Fight For Air Climbs vary in the number of stairs to climb, but each event offers an opportunity for teams and individuals to challenge themselves. And every step you take moves us forward in our fight for healthy lungs and clean air.

Are you ready to help make Every Step Count?

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Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Amy Moritz - $2,951.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Michael Hecker - $2,475.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Mike Beato - $1,785.00
    4. Milestone Brittany Hirschman - $1,735.00
    5. Milestone John Katalinas - $1,396.18
    6. Milestone Kaelyn Gates - $1,250.00
    7. Milestone Melanie Busch - $1,080.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Zielinski - $1,000.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Bruce Izard - $910.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Adam Savard - $726.74

    Top Teams

      1. WNY Diamond Cutters - $4,855.00
      2. Team Brian - $3,355.00
      3. K-Mo Climbers - $2,951.00
      4. Hodgson Russ LLP - $2,946.00
      5. GHD - $1,766.18
      6. Grotto Ohana - $1,675.00
      7. NFTA - $1,609.00
      8. Univera Healthcare Climbers - $1,384.00
      9. Climbing for Kathy - $1,294.00
      10. Lung Ways To Go - $1,250.00

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