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THE STORY:

Megan Taiclet wrote -

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

$1,421

MONEY RAISED
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  • Paul Taiclet

    $100

  • Richard McKnight

    $100

  • seb&cathy cardella

    $100

  • Jim and Carol Crawford

    $100

  • Hannah and Paulie

    $100

  • Marie Nudi

    $25

  • Neal, Whitney, Nicole and Andrew

     

  • Fiore Heating & AC Sheet Metal

    $100

  • Ms. Renee Calder

    $20

  • mark weingarden

    $100

  • Frank and Carol Kunkel

    $50

  • Cheryl and Jim Silverblatt

    $25

  • Tia & Todd

    $40

  • Bill Fedorka

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Meg

    $50

  • Jay Shah

    $111

  • Love you guys! lauren, ray, and elise

     

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568% Raised of $250 Goal

The Team: $2,872 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Paul Taiclet

Amount Raised

$1,421

 

568% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Megan Taiclet

Amount Raised

$1,100

 

110% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maleia Tumolo

Amount Raised

$351

 

35% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Jay Shah

Jay Shah

DONATION: $111

Thanks for the liter of water on the second day! 1 week ago

Meg

Meg

DONATION: $50

In Memory of Uncle Raymond and Pat Kenny. In honor of Uncle David, Uncle Luke, cousin Ethan, David Moore, "brother" Bill and all veterans and active duty that keep us safe. 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 weeks ago

Bill Fedorka

Bill Fedorka

DONATION: $250

Sorry I can't be there this year! Never surrender to the pain!!!! 3 weeks ago

Tia & Todd

Tia & Todd

DONATION: $40

3 weeks ago

Cheryl and Jim Silverblatt

Cheryl and Jim Silverblatt

DONATION: $25

3 weeks ago

Frank and Carol Kunkel

Frank and Carol Kunkel

DONATION: $50

4 weeks ago

mark weingarden

mark weingarden

DONATION: $100

a very worthy cause. Thank you again for your commitment to those that protect us. 1 month ago

Ms. Renee Calder

Ms. Renee Calder

DONATION: $20

1 month ago