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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 13, 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


Scotch Plains-Fanwood Native to Climb Mount Everest, Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

March 7, 2018

NJ native and current Boston University student Hailey Rachko prepares for her hike to Mount Everest this summer. 

BU Sisters Recruit Participants for Fundraising Trip to Machu Picchu

January 29, 2018

Boston University twin sisters Gretchen and Lucy Geraghty raise money for B+ Foundation by taking a group of fellow BU students on our Machu Picchu trek this August. 

Mount Kilimanjaro Hike More Than Just One Student Trip

January 29, 2018

 George Washington University sophomore Phoebe Elizaga seeks out other GW students to fundraise for B+ Foundation and summit Mt Kilimanjaro on May 29th. 


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Osceola Grad Plans Mount Kilimanjaro Ascent - Read Article
Big Brother Jakob Takes on Mount Everest for BBBSMB - Read Article
Boston College Students Take on Mt. Everest for BBBSMB -
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BU Undergrads Tackle Legendary Peak to Benefit Childhood Cancer Charity -
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Orchard Park graduate to raise money for ‘Pencils of Promise’ -
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