Our new website update!

Our board member and web developer, Matt Plank, recently implemented a wonderful update to our website. Check it out at: mitrata.org and check out more of Matt’s work at his website: https://www.catapultmysite.com

Thank you Matt, for all that you do!

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Morgan LeBaige
A Day on Mount Baker

A narrative about our first Mount Baker climb this year from Mitrata Board Member and Climb Leader Len Kannapell. Read his fascinating account of the sights and sounds of Mt. Baker and be transported the mountain itself. Mitrata is grateful for all of Len’s hard work organizing the Mt. Baker climb this year and also grateful that we can experience his climb for ourselves through his story.

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Morgan LeBaige
Class of 2019 Graduates!!

Our Contact Center staff and children celebrate our Contact Center graduates and our students who passed the SEE exam. We heard moving speeches from our SEE students and BSF staff and enjoyed a delicious cake and nutritious lunch! Congratulations graduates!

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Investing in a Better World

Mitrata Board Finance Committee Member David Floeh explains the importance of investing in companies with socially and environmentally responsible business models and why Mitrata is changing our investments to reflect our commitment to this mission and a better world for all. Dr. Christine Schutz, Executive Director, also gives her thoughts on Mitrata’s commitment to more socially responsible investments.

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Why We Give to Mitrata-Nepal Foundation for Children

Nepal — Beautiful people, Amazing mountains, Yummy momos and Mitrata. What's not to like?

Mitrata is an organization of people with heart, a great mission statement, a leader with a vision, and hundreds of volunteers and sponsors who give of their time and money to help make the lives of needy children in Nepal a whole lot better.  I don't think it is possible to understand the need of a country with no social welfare system until it has been seen first hand. 

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Alexis Mead
Board Members Travel to Seattle!

Mitrata Board President Nancy Williger, President-Elect Jim Craig, and Chair of the Sponsorship Committee Pam Hughes visit Seattle to meet with our climbers for the Climb for Himalayan Children and our west coast sponsors and donors. Nancy writes about their wonderful experience and the generosity of Mitrata’s West Coasters. It was a great experience had by all, and we are so glad that so many people were able to attend, socialize, and learn more about Mitrata. Thanks to everyone who made this possible from all of us in St. Louis!

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Morgan LeBaige
Thank You to Our Climbers & Rope Leaders

Our 14 climbers and two rope leaders, Mark, Ambrose, Len, Anna, Steve, Nichole, Sean, Duane, Tuney, Victor, Dan, Monica, Dinesh, Don, Ken, and Paul, raised over $20,000 at the conclusion of our annual Climb for Himalayan Children of Mt. Rainier and Mt. Baker in Washington State. We're so thankful to everyone who volunteered their time to make this happen and to the climbers and their friends and families who supported them on this physically and mentally challenging ascents.

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