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Chris Beattie's Fundraiser:

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

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BENEFITING: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Inc.

EVENT DATE: Nov 20, 2010

Chris Beattie

THE STORY:

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UPDATE: Just before 7:00AM on November 20th, we arrived at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. We couldn't have done it without the help and encouragement of everyone back home. Thank you so much to everyone for donating and supporting this great cause!
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This July, Laura DeSario lost her battle with cancer at the age of 57. She left behind a loving and impulsive son, David. This November, Dave will honor his mother’s legacy and raise money for her favorite charity by attempting to climb the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. With his crippling fear of heights, total lack of world travel, and no experience climbing mountains, he has no chance of reaching the peak of Kilimajaro without your support and encouragement. Your support and Chris Beattie’s, that is. Dave’s friend of a decade, Chris is a resident of east Africa and an experienced climber. He’ll do everything he can to ensure Dave reaches the top; up to and including carrying Dave’s altitude sickness affected limp body and delusional mind to the 19,000 foot peak in the name of charity.

All donations will go to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC www.uusc.org) and their work with the Tanzanian Gender Networking Program (TGNP). As a Unitarian Universalist preacher, Laura DeSario supported the work of the UUSC and encouraged others to follow.

The UUSC is a progressive organization dedicated to advancing human rights and working for social justice around the world. They’ve partnered with the TGNP to fight for “Water for the People, Not for Profits.” Your donation will help women and other marginalized communities in Tanzania fight against the effects of water privatization and gain equitable access to natural resources. The beauty of Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro, the water resources it provides, and the symbolism of the mountains we all have to climb, are wonderful analogies for the work of the UUSC and TGNP. We hope you will make a small donation in Laura's memory and the support of this great cause.

**The new President and CEO of the UUSC is the internationally recognized human rights activist (and 2006 Vassar College Commencement Speaker!!!) Reverand Dr. William F. Schulz.

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To This Fundraiser

$3,831

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $20

  • amanda

    $20

  • John Rybicki

    $25

  • Aria Finger

    $100

  • Jesse

    $20

  • Alice and Walt

    $100

  • Jordan

    $20

  • CVBizzle

    $25

  • Jon Reade

    $20

  • KB

    $150

  • Justin Jennings & Allison Taylor

    $50

  • CSH

    $50

  • Kate Daly

    $50

  • Becky McGill

    $50

  • Aditi

    $25

  • Melanie Kingsley

    $20

  • Sharon and Chris Sevrens

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Hannah Godlove

    $20

  • Chris Beattie

    $20

  • Jessica Atcheson

    $20

  • Susie

    $20

  • Cindy Maur

    $50

  • Bev and Milt Schneider

    $24

  • Rosie Fischer

    $50

  • Ellie and Dan

    $100

  • Nic and Gina

    $100

  • Joy Gallagher

    $25

  • Diane and Steve Daly

    $100

  • Casey Daly

    $100

  • Brad Beattie

    $100

  • Nancy Beyrer

    $20

  • Karyn O'Beirne

    $50

  • Elaine Lockwood

    $20

  • Carolyn Dahab

    $100

  • Penny Wood

    $100

  • Megan O'Connor

    $21

  • Paul Noonan

    $22

  • Sarah & Anthony

    $100

  • Randy Harter

    $25

  • alice finger

    $50

  • Mary Pat Noonan

    $30

  • The Sugermans

    $200

  • Liani Hernandez

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Dave DeSario

    $100

  • Paloma Woo

    $37

  • Mary Kirwin

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • D & D

    $100

  • Kate Mosso

    $20

  • Reagan Daly

    $50

  • The other KB

    $41

  • Alice and Walt

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Will Sugerman

    $101

  • Megan Feldman

    $30

  • Mike and Sarah

    $100

  • Cynthia & Justin Tatham

    $50

  • Deborah and Peter Hirsch

    $50

  • Nick Riek

    $25

  • Tammy Hudson

    $20

  • Anna

    $20

  • Caroline Zancan

    $50

  • Janet Heller

    $25

  • Joe and Inna

    $100

  • Meredith Tufaro

    $50

  • ABR

    $50

  • Chris Daly

    $50

  • Spadaro

    $20

  • Pom Dalowski

    $40

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153% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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The Team: $3,831 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Pom Dalowski

Pom Dalowski

DONATION: $40

6 years ago

Spadaro

Spadaro

DONATION: $20

6 years ago

Chris Daly

Chris Daly

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

ABR

ABR

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Meredith Tufaro

Meredith Tufaro

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Joe and Inna

Joe and Inna

DONATION: $100

Chris, I'm so proud of you! Have fun, be safe, and good luck in every way to you and Dave! What an amazing way to honor his mom. - Joe 6 years ago

Janet Heller

Janet Heller

DONATION: $25

Best wishes, Dave! What a great way to honor your mother! I climbed Kilimanjaro in 1969 while a peace corps volunteer. I will never forget it, and UUSC is one of my favorite charities too. 6 years ago

Caroline Zancan

Caroline Zancan

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Anna

Anna

DONATION: $20

6 years ago

Tammy Hudson

Tammy Hudson

DONATION: $20

6 years ago