As I get ready for our big fundraiser for the Sens Foundation
next week and look beyond this to the Kilimanjaro climb, I decided to write those who are supporting this great effort. To date, we have raised $4385.00 and over 70 people have signed up already for next week’s event. Here is my note to them.
You are receiving this e-mail either because you have donated to my Dream Mountains charity
– the Sens Foundation or because I just want to keep you informed on our progress as we get ready for the Kilimanjaro climb at the end of March.
First, to all those who have contributed, I want to thank you so much for your support. We now have raised $4385.00 and have sold 75 tickets for next week’s fundraiser/retirement party.
You can still get tickets by going to our ‘donate now’ page. Everyone who donates $25.00 gets a ticket and a tax receipt from Canada Helps. Here is the link
There is still time to donate, even if you can’t make it to the gala, we are aiming at reaching $6000.00 for Rec LINK
(through the SENs Foundation
) before the end of next week.
I have also been working hard on a few sites that I hope will help tell the story of the climb.
First, there is my blog
that I am using more as a journal on preparations for Kilimanjaro. It has a new look and a new title to better reflect the current purpose for the blog.
I also have two story maps, both have their strengths, and I am using both as a way to tell our story as it unfolds. Both get updated weekly and they act as a running record of the Dream Mountain experience.
This one includes an on-line forum
so students (and adults!) can ask questions about the trip, training or anything else that people may be interested in. This is very new to me, I hope this is one way to engage students.
I also have a site called Kuula where I will be putting photos from my 360 Theta camera. There is not much there now, but I will add more photos, especially as we climb Kilimanjaro. You can find this site here
Thanks for sharing this journey with me. I hope to see lots of you next week at our fundraiser – January 27th at Fatboys in the Market.