DCFAC XXI – Mt. Garibaldi Provincial Park (2018)

SUCCESS! Climb For A Cause smashes previous attendance record and raises over $120,000 in support of oral health education and treatment AND Relief For Syrian Refugees! Climbing Event – Galleries   Gallery – Climbing Event Gallery – Pre Hike Gallery – Post Climb Celebratory Dinner Dental Charity Reaches Multiple Milestone Chicago, IL Just before daybreak on a cool rainy morning near Squamish, British Columbia, 72 Americans convened in Garibaldi Provincial Park and began an 18 mile round trip, 4,000 foot ascent along that’s park’s famed Panorama Ridge Trail. Each year since 1998 Climb For A Cause (CFAC) has organized events intended to challenge, not only participants’ physical stamina, but also their commitment to making a positive difference in peoples’ lives. 2018 marked CFAC’s 21st annual event, and its first international venue.  The charity raises funds, recruits volunteers, and in other ways supports oral health and education projects in developing countries around the world. This year’s Event was also special. For the first time in its history CFAC invited another charitable organization to accompany it to support its objective.CFAC Board Member Ala Dean Attar, a dentist practicing in Libertyville, IL helped connect the two Foundations. “Ala is one of the most giving people I know, and am indeed fortunate and grateful to have him as a friend, and for his longtime support of our efforts.” Says CFAC executive director and AIM Dental Marketing president Daniel A. ‘Danny’ Bobrow. “That giving spirit runs deep in his family. His brother Sam quite literally puts his life on the line as part the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS).  SAMS is a global medical...