Wednesday 15 August 2012
Rotaract Club hikes for ShelterBox
On August 11-12, 2012, the Metro Denver Rotaract Club hosted their fourth annual "Peak for a Purpose," supporting ShelterBox's relief efforts.
Eighteen hikers embarked on Mt. Democrat, a well-known Colorado"14er," a mountain that exceeds 14,000 feet. With each step, the club was helping a family displaced by a natural or other disaster, somewhere across the globe.
Metro Denver Rotaract also started a personal fundraising page with a goal of raising enough money to sponsor a ShelterBox for a family in need. The group encouraged supporters to donate $21.50, one penny per vertical foot of elevation gain, 2,150 feet from the trailhead to the peak. The club has surpassed their goal and continues to support ShelterBox in their community.