TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - From January 8th to 19th, 2012, a team of
13 climbers from across Canada, ages 17 to 67 years, will join Outward
Bound Canada's Mt. Kilimanjaro fundraising climb to support Outward
Bound's Women of Courage expedition - a transformative wilderness experience for women survivors of
violence. Two climbers are alumni of the Women of Courage program and
four are survivors.
The team has raised $70,000 so far - surpassing their original goal of
With support from donors like Calgary's Rimell Family Foundation,
philanthropist Brett Wilson, the WaterStreet Group and corporate and
individual donors, the team is raising funds for 40 women to join a
Women of Courage expedition in BC, AB, or ON in 2012.
Follow the team's progress on our Expedition Blog , Twitter - @OutwardBoundCan #CourageTrek OR Facebook.
Contributions to "2012 Kilimanjaro Climb" through CanadaHelps go directly to scholarships covering program costs, participant
transportation, clothing, equipment and childcare.
SOURCE Outward Bound Canada
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