On August 9, the Roaring Fork Valley community came together for the Mountain Social at Tempranillo to support children’s education in Tanzania. A huge thank you to everyone for their generosity and support of To Return. We met our goal of raising $19,341, a dollar for every foot of elevation of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest […]
The Mountain Social is back. Celebrate the collective power of the mountains with To Return as mountain communities come together to support education for Mt. Kilimanjaro porters and their children. Tuesday, August 9th 5-8pm @ Tempranillo in downtown Basalt, Colorado Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres & Silent Auction $25 Suggested Donation Event generously underwritten by Tim […]
The To Return student group spent two days on safari to celebrate the end of the 2015 school year. A few photos from Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater are below. A big thank you to trip leader, Joel Siao and a wonderful group of parents for organizing the field trip.
A group of 17 To Return students and 8 parents are preparing for a two day safari in early December. They plan to visit Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater with an overnight spent camping on the edge of the Crater. It’s our second safari outing designed for the students to celebrate the end of […]
We’ve recently received updates from several To Return students and wanted to share the news. To Return currently sponsors 6 students at Eden Garden Education Trust – Sisty, Vivianne, Derrick, Davis and Gleezinth and Catherine. 5 of the students gathered for a quick photo with one of the headteachers after receiving their books for the […]
Thank you for your generous support and encouragement in 2014. A look back at To Return in 2014 is below. January 1, 2014 We started the new year with a new website. The To Return board of directors collaborated to build and market the website in-house with the goal of creating a user-friendly web experience […]
The team at To Return would like to congratulate Hillary R. who recently graduated from Ailanga Lutheran, a secondary school in Arusha, Tanzania. Hillary is one of 18 students in Tanzania who is receiving a scholarship from To Return. Hillary is currently studying for the TOEFL exam as a next step to applying to university […]
To Return would like to extend a huge thank you for all who have helped us achieve our goal of raising $19,340, a dollar for every foot of elevation of Mt. Kilimanjaro. A special thank you to our Mountain Social underwriters, Buckingham Asset Management and Huntleigh McGehee. A few photos from the culminating party at […]
With every site visit to Tanzania, the To Return team collects and donates new and gently used outdoor clothing to porters on Mt. Kilimanjaro. In 2013, we donated over 500 pounds of clothing to a group of 30+ porters. A big thank you to the Aspen Skiing Company, in particular the Aspen Highlands and Snowmass […]
In early January 2013, students who receive scholarships from To Return joined together for a two day safari. We visited Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater. For many, it was a first time safari and first overnight spent in a tent.