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UNICEF Holiday Card – 2017

Dear Kendall, Sherry, Laura and Julie,

Wishing You a Joyful Holiday Season!


Providing relief after devastation in Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico in September, 2017, as a Category 4 storm, about 3.4 million…

A story that embodies the Crested Butte Community

An excerpt from a thank you letter from Noel Durant, Executive Director of the Crested Butte Land Trust.

Jen, a…

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Since we launched the Chris Mikesell Foundation in 2008, we have awarded more than $210,000 in grants that honor Chris’s adventurous spirit, passion for travel, and love of people.

The Foundation has provided opportunities for young people to experience nature, assistance to organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting the environment’s natural beauty, scholarships at Western State Colorado University, and assistance to people in desperate need around the world.

We are excited about the impact these grants have had. And we encourage you to join us as we … climb the mountain.

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Foundation At Work

Experiencing Nature

Giving young people opportunities to experience nature.

Protecting the Environment

Preserving and protecting the environment's natural beauty.

Supporting WSCU

Providing scholarships and support to Western State Colorado University.

Worldwide Outreach

Assisting people in desperate need around the world.

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