January Newsletter

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January Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter we’re helping you kick off your new year’s resolutions with handpicked articles from our staff sure to help you start training for your challenge or even boost your fundraising efforts.

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December Newsletter

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December Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter we’re wishing you a happy holidays plus telling you all about how you could lead a team of your own on a trip to Machu Picchu next summer

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Setting Up A Successful Giving Tuesday

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Setting Up A Successful Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is an international event held each year during which millions are raised for numerous causes all in one day. It is a great opportunity for anyone to achieve a large chunk of the fundraiser for the cause you’re supporting!

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November Newsletter

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November Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter we share another inspiring story about one trekker who not only has a great connection to the cause he’s fundraising for, but has already amassed over $1,300 in his first few weeks fundraising. Plus CEO, Simon Varley, shares his thoughts on the past year and a special note for our past and current participants

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Things to Know: Nepal

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Things to Know: Nepal

With the gorgeous Himalaya mountain range as a backdrop, and while remaining one of the poorest countries in the world, Nepal is undoubtedly rich in incredible scenery and the ancient heritage it implies. Here are some fun facts and other cool things to know about your trip to this South Asian country.

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Getting to the Roof of Africa: Sources of Motivation I Found Along the Way

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Getting to the Roof of Africa: Sources of Motivation I Found Along the Way

This blog post was inspired by the emotions I felt as I overcame challenges in my summit attempt of Mount Kilimanjaro. On summit night in particular, there were moments during which I considered the possibility of turning back before I reached Uhuru Peak but both the motivation I received from within and from my hiking family were what got me to the top.

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Liam's Fundraising Story: More Than Just a Trek

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Liam's Fundraising Story: More Than Just a Trek

Northeastern student, Liam Mahoney, will be traveling with the rest of his classmates to the base of the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest in May 2019. They’ll be fundraising the cost of their trip in aid of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mass Bay, which for some students on this trip is a cool way to support a local charity, but for Liam it’s a much bigger purpose.

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Thank You

Thank You

The annual update from Choose a Challenge USA.

Mackay's Fundraising Story

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Mackay's Fundraising Story

A firsthand account of how one of our past trekkers, Mackay Eyster, was able to take on fundraising for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation on her way to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro with her team from UMass Amherst in May, 2018.

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Leader Spotlight

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Leader Spotlight

This edition of our Leader’s Spotlight features, Elif Celikors, our student trip leader from Cornell University in upstate New York. Learn about how she came aboard and where she’s traveling with us in May 2019.

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Leader Spotlight

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Leader Spotlight

This edition of our Leader’s Spotlight features, Laura Whichelo, our student trip leader from McMaster University in Canada. Learn about how she came aboard and where she’s traveling with us come May 2019.

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Travelers Against Plastic

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Travelers Against Plastic

We are proud to announce that we are a supporter of TAP (Travelers Against Plastic), working with them to limit the use of single-use plastics on our treks and thus our impact on the environments we operate in.

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August Newsletter

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August Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter we recap our Annual Team Leader Training Day in NYC plus show you the latest going on this month right before the start of recruitment season.

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