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Abbie and Katie Climb Kilimanjaro for MAD

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Abbie and Katie Climb Kilimanjaro for MAD

Thank you for visiting our fundraising page!

It’s happening. Abbie and Katie are climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Dec. 2013. We are fortunate enough to have created a wonderful partnership with Make a Difference (MAD). This fundraising climb is a huge investment of our time, energy and resources. We need your support to make it all possible!

Who is MAD?
The funds we raise will go toward; Make a Difference (MAD), a registered 501(3)c non-profit with an orphanage that supports 22 children. To learn more about the Make a Difference organization, please check out their site at:

15,000 people attempt to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro every year. Our hope is that we get to join those who have succeeded to the top. We have chosen the 7 Day Machame Route for our fundraising climb. It is the second most popular of the 6 possible routes. It is known for being one of the most scenic treks up the mountain!

We have both participated in multiple charitable trips around the world. These experiences are what helped shape and inspire us to travel half way across the world to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. In addition to experiencing what 19,344 ft above sea level feels like, we are excited to spend several days after our descent volunteering at the orphanage helping the children at MAD prepare to start their new school year!

Reaching our goal will allow a generous donation to Make a Difference. The donation will help support the general operating expenses for the orphanage; including food, shelter, and education for their children. If we exceed our goal, 100% of all additional funds raised will go directly to MAD! Donating through this website is simple, totally secure, and tax deductible. It will take just 5 minutes of your time!

Also, if you are interested in learning more about the Taylor sisters, please follow us on our Facebook page to see exciting updates of how we are preparing for our trip!

Many thanks for your support -- and don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too! Please ask Abbie or Katie ( if you have any questions.

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! You’re mountain is waiting. So… get on your way!” Dr. Suess. Oh the places we’ll go… Dec 22, 2013- Jan 5, 2014



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Mike and Dee Roberts
Kelly Hipenbecker So proud of your girls, have so much fun!
Homolka Family
The Quinn Family So excited for you girls! Can't wait to hear all about it.
Brad & Christine Fenzl Abbie & Katie-May God bless you in your travels!
Clear Water Outdoor Good luck to both of you! We hope your journey is filled with inspiration, love, and compassion. Travel Safe!
Rick & Julie Johnson Really proud of you guys! Your willingness to go is already making a difference in many lives.
Chris Anthony
Denise Kretzer
Ivy Family
Pam Anderson
Mr & Mrs. Lavin
Kyle,Jill,Maggie,GG,Frances and James Anderson
Alpha Chi Omega - Alpha Upilson Chapter
Jim and Christel Barwick May the Lord richly bless your trip as you touch lives around the world!
Bonnie, Jerry and Katelyn Malcore All our best to both of you on your mission!
The Stucky Family
Frank Powell Best of luck in your mission
Fundraiser Event Thank you everyone for your amazing support!! Your generosity is so inspiring!!
Tallmadge Family
Gibson Family
Linnihan Family Good Luck Girls!!
Jim & Stephanie Smith
Don, Faith and Grace Martin
Chuck Harberg
Joe Becker
Bob Cummisford
Joseph Lotterbauer
Pizzeria Piccola, Bartolotta Restaurant Group
Jeffrey M Thomas
Bob and Dorothy Dieter Elm Grove Golden K Kiwanis
Steve & Penny Baker
Hynes Family What a great experience! Praying that you exceed your monetary goal and successfully complete your climb and be blessed thoroughly!
Steve and Beth Ann
Lynn & David Krutz Good Luck Girls!
Patty Gardner Best Wishes
The Conants
Tom and Kari Slaski
Tom and Nancy Collopy
Pizzeria Piccola Cash Tips! Thank you everyone who came and supported our cause tonight at our Pizzeria Piccola Fundraiser Event!
Taylor sisters Good luck girls!
David and Robyn Wiseman Good luck, ladies!
Mike and Julie Dreyer Tom, we are sorry we missed opportunity to play all your machines!
Dennis & Georgia Haberman
Lester Hahn
Kristen Warner
Scott & Toni Beauchamp
Jeanelle Warren Best of Luck!

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