Latest Blog Posts

  • Thank You – 19,340′ Fundraiser

    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 […]

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  • 2013 Porter Gear Giveaway

    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 […]

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  • To Return on Safari

    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.

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Our Impact

Since our origination in 2008, To Return has awarded thirteen long term scholarships to children, four scholarships to porters to attend university and two guides to study wilderness medicine. In addition, our porter support program has donated more than 1,000 lbs of mountain clothing to porters on Mt. Kilimanjaro.