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In partnership with the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation Choose a Challenge offers 20 explorers from New York University the chance to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. It is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and for many people, standing on its summit is a lifelong ambition. The snow-capped peak was first reached by German explorers in the late 19th Century and you will follow in their footsteps as you attempt to scale this mighty mountain! The world’s highest free-standing peak and tallest volcano, Mt. Kilimanjaro, rises alone from the surrounding savannah. Situated in Tanzania, this challenge is an amazing opportunity to not only climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, but also to explore East Africa and learn about its rich culture and diverse landscapes.

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But how does this work?

Here at Choose a Challenge, we have a wholly unique model which combines the best of adventure travel with the opportunity to do an amazing thing for others. 50% of your minimum fundraising target will go towards the cost of your adventure and the other 50%+ will go towards the incredible work of theAndrew McDonough B+ Foundation. As such our trips cost you very little. 

Trip Costs

Registration fees (you pay): $590 

Fundraising target (you raise): $5,000-$6,000

Extended Return Option (you choose):  +$1,290






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meet the team

For the NYU 2018 Challenge, Choose a Challenge is working with Sarah Park to lead 20 adventurers to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. This Challenge will be in aid of Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.


Sarah Park

Year: Freshman
New York University

Sarah is currently a freshman at New York University studying business. This is her first year being a leader at the Choose A Challenge program but she can't wait to get started!


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Carly Bergstein

Program Director
Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation

B+ honors the life of Andrew McDonough. Andrew battled leukemia, septic shock and complications of childhood cancer for 167 days before passing away on July 14, 2007, at the age of 14. Andrew’s B+ blood type became his family’s and friends’ motto throughout his fight against childhood cancer — to “Be Positive”. Currently we are the largest provider of financial assistance to families of kids with cancer in the United States. 


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Ashley Corral

Ashley is the Challenge Events Coordinator with Choose a Challenge and will be working very closely with the team at NYU. If you have any questions, please feel to email or message on Facebook.

Facebook:  Ash ChooseaChallenge
Email: ash@chooseachallenge.com


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