Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Mom: Fight for Air Climb 2013

Today I have a super duper important meeting to attend in Philadelphia after work.  That meeting is for the Team Captains for the Fight for Air Climb Philadelphia 2013.  I am nervous about meeting other team captains, since our team is just Kevin and I - but I know we have as much heart as any 10 person team! I've included some information below to clue you in about the Climb, and have a post in the works for our basic training program and how we're getting our butts in shape for this adventure!

Kevin and I are excited to have signed up for the American Lung Associate Fight for Air Climb in Philadelphia.  The climb is on March 23rd, which thankfully gives us plenty of time to train and fund-raise! 

Who: Team Little Debbie, which is currently made up of just Kevin & I (and anyone else who would like to join).  
Plus or minus 1000 other participants.

What: Philadelphia 2013 Fight for Air Climb -
Century Climb (This means we are doing the full climb TWICE) 
A total of 100 flights/2176 Steps

When: March 23, 2013 at 8:30AM until we finish or fall over

Where: Three Logan Square, Philadelphia

 Why: Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women, responsible for more deaths than breast, ovarian, cervical and prostate cancers combined!  Each year, about 160,000 people die from lung cancer in the U.S., accounting for more than one in four cancer deaths. Also for those suffering from asthma, emphysema, and COPD.

How: We are now officially registered, and are responsible for raising $100 each.  Our goal is to raise $1,000 for Team Little Debbie, which seemed daunting when we first started.  Now, thanks to friends and family (honestly, mostly friends - but that is another post for another day) we only need to raise another $310 before the climb. I am considering increasing our goal, but with us also participating in Relay for Life in June I would also like to raise money for that.

You had to have known that this part was coming, so please forgive me for asking.  For those of you that knew my Mom, I hope you will consider making a small donation in her memory.  Won't you help us make an impact in Debbie's name and help motivate Kevin and I?  I will not recount all of the wonderful things that the American Lung Association does, but please visit their website if you have any questions, concerns, or just want to learn more about this organization. 

In case you missed the 42 links included in the post - our team page can be found on the For Little Debbie blog or here -

1 comment:

  1. New follower from the Resolutions in Motion hop :)

    Nice blog!



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