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Thank you – Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

Dear Kendall, Sherry & family – We are honored to be carrying out the Earth Partnership for Schools Program…

Kansas Students Experience Hands-on Environmental Learning

The Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, located in Hesston, Kan., trains K-12 teachers to restore prairie gardens on school…

Severely Malnourished Children Receive UNICEF Aid

Famine has been declared in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen, and in nine additional countries across Africa and…

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Since we launched the Chris Mikesell Foundation in 2008, we have awarded more than $247,000 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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