Raised To Date


Love, Respect, and Perserverance

Photos: Ben at the summit and Max and I at about 17,500, resting on a ledge. Hello Everyone, I wanted to follow-up our adventure with a personal update from me.  Now that we are home, I have had the opportunity to reflect on this amazing experience.  First, I want to thank... Read More

Mountain of Greatness

It turns out that  Mt. Kilimanjaro actually has three summits.  Uhuru Peak is simply the tip top and the most famous!  This is the peak Ben was able to reach.  However, Howard and Max did reach a different recognized summit known as Stella Point.  This means that technically... Read More

Expect the unexpected.

Be the hero of your own life story. ~ Gerard Butler from WALL-E One of my favorite quotes; it seems appropriate for today’s update.  At 11:15 AM Chicago time, my phone rang.  It was Howard calling from their camp at 12,500 feet.  I was expecting an excited, triumphant... Read More

100% of all donations goes to American Friends of Magen David Adom. The climb is 100% personally funded.