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Hundreds of firefighters to climb Centrepoint Tower

Listener Mary called in to share a very special event with Ray Hadley.

This Saturday, hundreds of firefighters will climb 98 floors for the FireFighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease, to raise money and awareness for the crippling disease.

Mary’s son from South Australia took part last year and she says it was incredible to watch.

“It’s such a wonderful cause!

“Last year there were 600 firefighters from all across Australia, New Zealand as well.”

The participants climb a gruelling 1504 stairs of the Sydney Tower Eye in full gear, weighing over 20kg.

Each floor is dedicated to patients, both past and present, of MND.

“It’s a harrowing journey supporting those living with the terrible disease,” says Ray.

Last year’s climb raised $630,000, and this year the FireFighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease is hoping to smash that number.

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To donate to the Fire Fighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease, click HERE