HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
4,000 to hustle up Hancock Center for charity The Associated Press

Belleville News Democrat

1945 days ago   Article ID# 1465937
Original URL

 

Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (Belleville News Democrat) - More than 4,000 people will hustle up Chicago's John Hancock Center this weekend for charity.

Participants can climb either 94 or 52 floors on Sunday morning.

The annual stair climb fundraiser benefits the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago. This is the 15th year the event is taking place.

The association says the average time to finish all 94 floors, or more than 1,600 steps, is 26 minutes. The fastest climber will finish in less than 10 minutes.

Participants have already raised most of the $1.1 million goal for this year. They include lung disease survivors and their families, athletes and firefighters commemorating the 9/11 terror attacks.

The "Hustle Up the Hancock" stair climb has raised more than $9 million for the association's lung disease research and programs.

Copyright 2017 Belleville News Democrat   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1945 days ago   Article ID# 1465937

Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago    Visit Website

More News

Barbara Clark, 72, takes brave step over the edge for family friends

1136 days ago From Chicago Tribune 

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Cystic fibrosis causes mucus to become thick and sticky, and it builds up and blocks some of the organs in the body. In the lungs, the mucus can make ... Flag as irrelevant Edit this alert You have received t ...

Dozens Take The Plunge Down Side Of Loop Hotel For Lung Disease

1874 days ago From CBS2 Chicago 

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Participants rappel down the side of the Wit Hotel as part of a charity event for the Respiratory Health Association. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM) CHICAGO (CBS) =96 About 80 people were taking a risk this weekend, rappelling down the side of a downto ...

NorthPointe Wellnessí team hustles to the top of the Hancock for charity

2266 days ago From Rockford Register Star 

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS - By Anonymous Running up 94 flights of stairs in one of the nation's tallest buildings may not be everyone's idea of a relaxing Sunday afternoon. But 34 people from NorthPointe Wellness trained for three months to participate in the Hustle Up ...

Chicagoans 'plunge' down side of hotel for charity

2475 days ago From ABC7Chicago.com 

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - September 12, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Adventure-seekers in Chicago took part in a Sunday fundraiser in downtown. The "Skyline Plunge" sent participants ...

Bus driver hikes for Lung Health

2828 days ago From Norridge Harwood Heights News 

GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS - 27, Sister Mary Pat Volz will participate in Hike for Lung Health, a 3-mile walk through Lincoln Park. As a person living with asthma, she is personally ...

<< Return To Health News

Action Center

Warming temperatures threaten sea turtles

Action: Climate Change

The study by Dr Jacques-Olivier LaloŽ of the Universityís College of Science and published in the Global Change Biology journ ...

Interpol says there really are dark web rhino horn traffickers

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The dark web is home to several lingering myths: so-called red rooms where visitors can watch gruesome murders; sites offerin ...

New highway brings deforestation to two Colombian national parks

Action: Stop Deforestation

Planned since the 1950s, the Marginal de la Selva is a $1 billion highway project that would create a paved land passage thro ...

Stop coal mining assault on this roadless forest

Action: Stop Pollution

President Trump has been clear since day one that heís turning over the nationís public lands and environment to King Coal an ...

Thousands of dolphins killed in fishing nets used in EU waters

Action: Save Our Oceans

New data from French scientists reveals that unprecedented numbers of common dolphins have died and stranded this year as a r ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.