April 9, 20228:00 AM


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Lizzie CovingtonEventsWI@Lung.org262-395-1699

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We're taking the Fight For Air Climb outdoors so we can come together safely and enjoy the day.

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Thank you x 3.5 Million Stairs

THANK YOU from the bottom of our LUNGS for being a part of the 2022 Fight For Air Climb Milwaukee, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield!

Together, we raised $472,155 and counting while climbing more than 3.5 million stairs!

Your support makes our work possible for the 800,000+ Wisconsinites living with lung disease. Every dollar raised supports the Lung Association’s research, educational, and advocacy efforts.

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Event photos will be posted on SmugMug. We are gathering all of the amazing shots and uploading them in the next few days!

Please share your event day photos with us - tag @LungWisconsinClimb on Facebook and @LungWisconsin on Instagram. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ClimbMKE22.

Matching Gifts: Many companies will match an employee's contribution. Use our company search tool to see if your employer offers a matching gift program - it’s not too late to earn an additional fundraising incentive! You have until May 9 to qualify when you raise $175+. View our Incentive Flyer to check what you could earn!

Feeling nostalgic post-climb? Visit our Climb shop and purchase an alumni long sleeve or t-shirt before Thursday, April 14. Shirts will be shipped to you directly post-climb.

On behalf of our Climb Committee, Wisconsin Leadership Board, and the Lung Association Staff- thank you for making an impact for all Wisconsinites living with lung disease and their families.



Why We Climb

  • We embrace a challenge that makes us better
  • Because healthy lungs need clean air to breathe
  • Every step gets us closer to a world without lung disease

Benefits of Climbing

  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Strengthens more major muscle groups compared to walking, running or jogging on a flat surface
  • 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 for supporting people who are fighting for every breath
  • Enjoy a unique event experience with family, friends or colleagues.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $467,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Oakleaf - $16,106.31
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Donna Scaffidi - $12,275.00
    3. Milestone Chris Cahlamer - $11,490.00
    4. Personal Gift Chuck Roberts - $8,707.50
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Sandi Greenway - $5,300.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Lew Bartfield - $5,201.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Joleen Tichelaar - $5,090.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Ellen Dieringer - $5,000.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Jon Skavlem - $3,550.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Nadine O'Malley - $3,540.00

    Top Teams

      1. Baker Tilly Milwaukee - $19,720.00
      2. Oakleaf Ascenders - $17,176.31
      3. Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield - $15,375.00
      4. Climbing Cahlamers - $12,755.00
      5. MABAS 106 - $9,957.50
      6. Team Michael Greene - $6,475.00
      7. Godfrey+Kahn & Friends - $5,735.00
      8. Lew's Crew - $5,201.00
      9. Team Anytime Fitness - $4,705.00
      10. Pranghofer - $4,643.80

      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 $65 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

      Presenting Sponsor


      Gold Sponsors

      Aprilaire Bakertilly TMJ4

      Silver Sponsors

      Froedtert  Godfrey & Kahn Hydrite MSA US Bank Walmart We Energies Foundation 

      Bronze Sponsors

      Baird Bostik LLG PyraMax Bank

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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