69 Flights | 1,356 Steps | 788 Ft. Vertical Elevation
On Sunday, March 8, 2020 in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), I will ascend Columbia Center in downtown Seattle, WA alongside my fellow firefighters.
Climb. Conquer. Cure.
The LLS Firefighter Stairclimb is the world's largest on-air stair climb competition, and annual fundraiser held at the tallest building in town, the Columbia Center. All 2,000 participants are career, volunteer, or retired firefighters who will climb up the second tallest skyscraper west of the Mississippi in full turnout gear, weighing over 60 pounds, while on-air. Throughout this grueling course, we all remember that every step forward is representative of moving closer to a cure. Although this is an extreme test of physical endurance, it pales in comparison to what blood cancer patients endure. All proceeds raised directly benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and since its inception in 1991, this event has raised over $20 million thus far.
As I prepare to climb you too can help conquer as we fight for a cure. Please consider making a donation in support of the LLS to benefit patients and their families everywhere!
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