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Jesse Shorts - The Crucible: The Extreme Hike To Help Veterans

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THE STORY:

The Crucible

Imagine a group of 100 people tackling the Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands Trail for a 3-day, 70+ mile extreme hike with a full gear pack - and the adventure in The Crucible begins. This 3-day extreme journey through some of Pennsylvania's most spectacular scenery is not for the feint of heart, but your life won't be the same after you've participated in The Crucible. It's a journey of passion, determination and personal triumph, as much as it's an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local veterans who are in need of housing and employment services.

 

The 70-mile hiking trail stretches along the picturesque Laurel Mountains from the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA where you can hike along a rocky footpath and dirt road through mountain laurel to the edge of a 1,000-foot gorge at 2,400 feet to the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle - located at the southern reaches of the Laurel Ridge, encompassing rugged natural beauty providing some of the best whitewater in the eastern United States, as well as spectacular scenery.

 

The Crucible hikers will have access to overnight shelter areas with food, medical attention and plenty of campfires and stories - where new friendships will be forged. The physical and mental challenges associated with the 3-day event mirror the timeless military credo – “we’re all together on this”.

 

HOW TO DONATE:

All proceeds will benefit Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania.

Online: Click the orange "Donate" button and select the team and individual you want to help in their fundraising efforts.

Mail: If you prefer to mail a check, please be follow the instructions below:

Write check to: Veterans Leadership Program

Mail to: Veterans Leadership Program 

                 ATTN: The Crucible

                 2934 Smallman Street

                 Pittsburgh, PA 15201

                 Memo: Name of individual 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,035

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dominique Herd

    $25

  • Franci Eberz

    $25

  • Ellen Kelly-Lind

    $25

  • Emmet Mahon

    $25

  • Diamond Landscaping Inc.

    $50

  • Bob, Danielle, Alyssa & Emily

    $25

  • Peggy Shorts

    $75

  • Jim, Gina and Jacob

     

  • Kate & Rob

    $100

  • Pilarski Family

     

  • Smith Family

    $25

  • Kramer Construction

    $500

  • Jim Withers

    $50

  • David Gloss

    $10

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414% Raised of $250 Goal

Donor Comments

David Gloss

David Gloss

DONATION: $10

7 months ago

Jim Withers

Jim Withers

DONATION: $50

7 months ago

Kramer Construction

Kramer Construction

DONATION: $500

7 months ago

Smith Family

Smith Family

DONATION: $25

7 months ago

Pilarski Family

Pilarski Family

You go girl. Love you! 7 months ago

Kate & Rob

Kate & Rob

DONATION: $100

So proud of you Jesse. Not just for this amazing undertaking, but for what you do every day! XXOO 7 months ago

Jim, Gina and Jacob

Jim, Gina and Jacob

Good Luck! ❤ 8 months ago

Peggy Shorts

Peggy Shorts

DONATION: $75

So proud of you, always! 💙 8 months ago

Bob,  Danielle, Alyssa & Emily

Bob, Danielle, Alyssa & Emily

DONATION: $25

8 months ago

Diamond Landscaping Inc.

Diamond Landscaping Inc.

DONATION: $50

You are an amazing woman Jesse, go get em'!!â 1 year ago