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EVENT DATE: Sep 11, 2016

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Sep 25, 2016

The McAllen Stair Climb was established to provide a memorial event for the firefighters and first responders that lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. Participants will endure a 110 floor climb to symbolize the number of floors of the world trade center towers. 343 participants will be allowed to climb which is the number of firefighters lost on that tragic day.  The mission of the McAllen Stair Climb is to deliver a memorial event providing Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Texas emergency responders  and the general public an opportunity to collectively remember the events of September 11th, 2001, honor the actions and sacrifices of the New York responders on that day, as well as recognize and honor the  sacrifices of local first responders who have died in the performance of their duty during the past year in Texas.