BUFFALO, N.Y. — This year's American Lung Association Buffalo Fight for Air Climb raised over $140,000. This popular stair climb event was re-imagined to offer a safe in-person climb experience and virtual climb around the world to help raise money to defeat lung cancer, ease the burden of lung disease and improve the air we breath.
The Buffalo Fight for Air Climb in-person event took place Saturday, May 22nd at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park. Participants could also choose the ClimbYourWay virtual option and challenge yourself with climb challenges around the world at famous landmarks.
New this year is the ClimbYourWay & Climb21 Challenge for those unable to attend the in-person event this virtual option is a chance to travel the world. For the 21 Days before the live- event, 5/2-5/22 virtually climb famous landmarks across the globe and in your own backyard.
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The American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb Safe Commitment includes spatial distancing, health screenings, sanitation protocols, and face masks.
The American Lung Association is committed to the health and safety of our participants and volunteers and will continue to closely monitor public health conditions and CDC guidelines for the 2021 event.
The American Lung Association has also worked to combat COVID-19 by launching the COVID-19 Action Initiative, a comprehensive $25M initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics.
This initiative will be used to fund respiratory research, enhance key public health measures through education and advocacy, and establish an advanced network of public and private entities to develop new vaccines, detection tests and treatment therapies, to stop future respiratory virus pandemics.
WGRZ Ch 2 is a sponsor of the American Lung Association Fight For Air Climb.