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Stony Brook University students prepare to trek up Kilimanjaro to help impoverished villagers
April 1, 2019

A team of Stony Brook University students is preparing for the journey of a lifetime to help those in need, all while bringing awareness to the lack of access to clean water in impoverished villages around the world.

Choose a Challenge: Tour company expands as demand soars among caring young thrill-seekers
January 2, 2019

Tour operator Choose a Challenge, whose young customers combine adventure travel with raising money for good causes, is expanding its footprint across UK universities and the US.

Funding promise in developing nations
November 26, 2018

There are 250 million children who cannot read this sentence, according to the New York City non-profit Pencils of Promise, and that’s why 15 UB students are raising money to build a school in a developing nation.

UCONN students climb Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu for Make-A-Wish
October 7, 2018

As a student at the University of Connecticut, Keckler rallied fellow classmates in 2017 to climb what some would call the unthinkable, Mt. Kilimanjaro.

GWU Student Leader Recognized For Leading Her Team To Kilimanjaro
September 12, 2018

Phoebe Elizaga, a student at George Washington University was interviewed by her school about her efforts to lead her team to successfully summit the world’s tallest free-standing mountain in May 2018.

BC Students Trek To Mt. Everest Base Camp
August 2, 2018

Along with a handful of other Boston College students, Caroline Rooney took on the tremendous feat of hiking to Mt. Everest Base Camp for a charitable cause.

Rutgers Student Scales Mount Kilimanjaro to Raise Funds, Awareness for Water Aid
June 21, 2018

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy's Arsany Makkar returns from Kilimanjaro with renewed commitment to public health

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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Native to Climb Mount Everest, Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research - Read Article
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Big Brother Jakob Takes on Mount Everest for BBBSMB - Read Article
Boston College Students Take on Mt. Everest for BBBSMB - Read Article
BU Undergrads Tackle Legendary Peak to Benefit Childhood Cancer Charity - Read Article
Orchard Park graduate to raise money for ‘Pencils of Promise’ - Read Article

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