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BENEFITING: K2 ADVENTURES FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: K2 ADVENTURES FOUNDATION

EVENT DATE: Nov 11, 2013

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THE STORY:

K2 ADVENTURES FOUNDATION wrote -

On Veterans Day (November 11, 2013), a group of disabled and able-bodied military veterans and civilians will make a bid for the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro (5,895m). K2 Adventures Foundation will put together a diverse team of military veterans, active-duty soldiers and civilians to tackle Africa’s highest peak in celebration of those who have served and those who continue to serve.

Motivated by the belief that time in the outdoors eases the transition back to civilian life, K2 Adventures Foundation has created an opportunity for soldiers to build community and reconnect with the outdoors. Statistically, over 18 US veterans a day commit suicide and many others turn to substance abuse and violence to cope with the overwhelming difficulties faced after service. With the help of programs like this, some are finding a different way.

“Veterans to the Summit” will provide an opportunity for former service members to experience camaraderie and a sense of belonging while also contributing to ongoing development efforts in Moshi, Tanzania. The team will not only climb a peak, but will also spend a few days working with children at the Mwereni Integrated School for the Blind. This school is made up of 520 students and 74 orphans that live on property. The 74 orphans suffer from albinism, blindness or the genetic disease called Xeroderma Pigmentosum.

$920

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Adrienne Bonnet

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $75

  • Col. and Mrs. John Graham

    $150

  • Wendy & Dan Fann

    $25

  • Julie Carruthers

    $500

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $11,905 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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K2 ADVENTURES FOUNDATION

Amount Raised

$5,600

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Jason Smith

Amount Raised

$3,455

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Tea for the Troops

Amount Raised

$920

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Amount Raised

$510

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Brian Stark

Amount Raised

$500

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Don "Rhino" Lobmeyer Jr

Amount Raised

$130

 

1% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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Alejandro Salazar

Amount Raised

$20

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Trevor Gardon

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Julie Carruthers

Julie Carruthers

DONATION: $500

Thank you Kristen Sandquist and Kevin Cherilla for changing lives one adventure at a time! Thank you to all our troops for your service to our country. To all the lucky adventurers who will be making the summit climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro - have the time of your life! 4 years ago

Wendy & Dan Fann

Wendy & Dan Fann

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Col. and Mrs. John Graham

Col. and Mrs. John Graham

DONATION: $150

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $75

4 years ago

Adrienne Bonnet

Adrienne Bonnet

DONATION: $150

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

to all the men and women who serve our country, thank you. 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 years ago