Wisconsin CF Climb - Virtual

CF Climb girls climbing stairs


About our Climb

We can’t wait to bring the CF community together – VIRTUALLY for CF Climb on August 28, 2021

Every 2021 CF Foundation event will feature several virtual components and experiences to help make a difference for people living with cystic fibrosis.

Stay up to date on how our chapter plans to safely bring the community together and make CF stand for Cure Found by registering today.

Register. Register and participate virtually in this year’s CF Climb event and help us stay the course and advance our mission in an uncertain time. While we won’t be together in person, we will be together in spirit, showing the strength of our community and passion to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis.

Recruit. Recruit others to participate with you! Friends, family, and co-workers can join you virtually from anywhere in the world.

Fundraise. Fundraise online by leveraging the tools in the Participant Center, the Fight CF mobile app, and Fundraise on Facebook to reach your goal. Create a virtual passion fundraising event by developing a fundraising event through your favorite hobby, activity, or passion.

Share your Journey. Wear a CF Climb shirt, team shirt, or your Cystic Fibrosis Foundation branded apparel, while you virtually participate in this event! Track your activity so you can share it on Formstack on the day of the event (link included below). Share how you are participating by sharing your story and posting a selfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Make sure to tag the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and use the hashtag #CFClimb to keep the energy and momentum going strong!

Celebrate. Join us via Facebook Live for a virtual celebration on Virtual CF Milwaukee Climb Day: August 28, 2021.

9:00am: Opening ceremonies begin on FACEBOOK LIVE! Join our virtual event from your computer, smart phone, or tablet.

9:30am – 4:00pm: Individual Climb. The goal: 985 steps minimum. (the same amount as the US Bank Building.)

  • All steps must be submitted by 4:00PM CST to count towards awards. Team leaders, please ensure each team member submits their own individual steps via the link included below.
  • Total team steps will be calculated by CFF staff upon receiving each team members' individual steps at 4pm on August 28.

Submit Your Steps Here

5:30pm: Closing Ceremonies on FACEBOOK LIVE. Awards will be given to our Top Fundraiser and Individual with the Highest Step Count.

How can you virtually climb? Any stairs, anywhere count. Office building stairs, bleachers, stairs at home, elliptical or stair master machine, or stairs at your local park.

How can you count your steps? Use your fitness watch, your heath app, or pedometer! Please do not use the CF mobile app for your tracking.

Start or Renew a Team
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How You Can Climb suggested options

Earn a t-shirt when raising $100

Thank you Sponsors.

We want to thank our generous national sponsors - gold national sponsor, AbbVie, our silver national sponsors, Vertex, Genentech, and Gilead. Thank you to American Airlines, our Outstanding Corporate Supporter.

In lieu of cash, we ask that you make all payments/contributions to the CF Foundation with a credit card or check. We accept all major credit cards. Thank you for understanding.

Top Teams

  1 -  One Step At A Time ($2,078.50)
  2 -  Annie's Dream Team ($430.00)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Karen Wunschel ($1,878.50)
  2 -  Self-donation Deanna Nelson ($330.00)
  3 -  Kelci Wunschel ($200.00)
  4 -  Self-donation Jim Peelen ($100.00)
  5 -  Self-donation John Burgan ($50.00)

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65 Roses Champions

Volunteer for CF Climb

Each volunteer helps make CF Climb an incredible event. Would you like to join the volunteer team? Do you have a friend or loved one who may want to be part of this effort as well? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. Every volunteer makes a powerful impact, helping to raise awareness and funds in the CF Foundation’s quest for a cure for this disease.

Become a Volunteer

Climb Goal: $20,000.00

Raised: $2,608.50

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Climb Details

Date: August 28, 2021
Check-in: Virtual Opening Ceremony at 9:00 AM via Facebook LIVE
Start Time: 9:30 AM, then 5:30 PM Closing Ceremony via Facebook LIVE
Number of Steps: 985 step minimum
Location: Virtual Event,
, WI
Event Coordinator Name: Kelly Salentine
Event Coordinator Email: ksalentine@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 262-771-0202

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Please convert cash donations into a money order or check before mailing or bringing to the event.

Local Sponsors

New Mobile App

Download our Fight CF Mobile App today!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play

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