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DCFAC VIII – Grand Canyon (2005)

Success!!!

Climb For A Cause Team Ascends and Descends The Grand Canyon South Rim in just over 10 hours!

Standing, left to right: Corey Risolvato, Danny Bobrow, Steve Franklin, Sharon Stolarski, John Young,
Aimee Hoffman, Keiko Franklin, Suzana Derby.
Kneeling: Virginia Norton, Sharon Beyer

Just after sunrise, on Saturday, October 29th, the CFAC VIII Team began it’s Trek by descending the Kaibab Trail of The Grand Canyon’s South Rim.

At just before sunset, the entire Team was back at the top of the Rim, having ascended via the Bright Angel Trail.

Congratulations go to: Sharon Beyer, Suzana Derby, Steve Franklin, Keiko Franklin, Aimee Hoffman, Virginia Norton, Corey Risolvato, Sharon Stolarski, & John Young!

Unable to join us, but with us in spirit are:

Tom Riutta, Lorne Lavine, and Annette & Frank Wolf

We are pleased to report that 88% of funds were disbursed as follows:

Suining School of Anju District receives 45 percent of funds

SuiNing City is just east of Chegdu, Sichuan’s Capital


Children of SuiNing School, Anju District

To Read Working Document (Chinese) click here
For Translated Excerpts click here

Huaguang Girls’ School of Sichuan Province receives 55% of funds
We chose to grant a full three year scholarship to Ms. Wei because of her essay. To read it click here

Many thanks to Young China Club of Chicago for their assistance in facilitating this donation.

Check out the photo galleries!

Steve and Keiko Franklin
Virginia Norton
Corey Risolvato
John Young

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