The Big Climb

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Every year I participate in the Annual Big Climb Seattle to help raise funds for the battle against leukemia. This event, on March 25, 2018 will mark my four year. I will be one of 6,000 people climbing. Please support me with a donation by clicking the  “Donate” button to the right of this page or this link. Your donation will help make a big difference in the fight against blood cancers.

What is the Big Climb?
The Big Climb is a stair climb up the Columbia Center – the tallest skyscraper in downtown Seattle. There are 69 floors of stairs, 1311 steps, and 788 feet of vertical elevation. Although it will be challenging, it pales in comparison to what blood cancer patients go through. All proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The video above captures the true spirit of the Big Climb.Columbia Center

Who is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Some Big Climb participantsEvery day, more than 347 LLS sponsored researchers come closer to the goal of finding a cure for leukemia and related blood cancers. Locally, LLS funds 10 researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Medical Center. Your support and commitment to the mission of LLS enables us to continue this important work of saving lives and aids us in our ability to reach patients in our community.

Thank you for your time and I hope that you will consider donating to this cause!

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