This hike is a great opportunity for me to give back by raising funds for a charity that I really believe in. Delta Society is a national 501(c)(3)non-profit organization that helps people live healthier and happier lives by incorporating therapy, service and companion animals into their lives. The organization receives three out of four stars from Charity Navigator, putting them on par with several Ronald McDonald houses.
Delta Society has partnered with FirstGiving.com to support their fundraising efforts. The site is very similar to what you might have seen for things like Team in Training – I have a goal I’m trying to reach and they help track the cumulative donations towards that goal. This will let me track how much has been donated in support of my hike. To donate this way, just click the “Donate Now” button on the right anywhere in my site.
Alternatively, if you’d rather donate to Delta Society directly, you can do that here If you donate directly, please post a comment here letting me know so I can thank/recognize you later and count it against the total!