Mission and History

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Launched by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, ClimbCorps is the nation’s first service corps dedicated to revolutionizing the cardiovascular health and wellness of the American public. Based on the simple principle that we need to be active to maintain better health, ClimbCorps leverages an easy way to incorporate exercise into our daily lives – taking the stairs. By training corps leaders and deploying them in the nation’s busiest buildings and schools, ClimbCorps helps educate, empower, and motivate people to make healthier lifestyle choices for themselves and their families. ClimbCorps is a program of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.