Join The 8th Annual Climb For ROMP campaign!
It's this time of the year again. Autumn. Late August/early September. And that means it's less than a month until one of my favorite organizations out there is kicking off one of my favorite fundraising events. The annual 'Climbing For ROMP' campaign. And I want you all to join, to spread the word, to get out there, and to raise funds for people affected by limb loss.
Who Is ROMP?
ROMP is an organization that believes in equal access to prosthetic and orthotic services that facilitate independence through mobility. It recognizes the dual hardships of living in poverty with a disability, and stand in solidarity with those who are made to suffer from an unequal distribution of care. It understands that disability is caused by broken devices and broken healthcare systems – not broken bodies – and ROMP works to increase the mobility, visibility, and dignity of all those marginalized by lack of access to rehabilitative technology. To learn more about ROMP, pleas check out the organization's webpage.
What Is The Climbing For ROMP Campaign?
'Climbing For ROMP' is the Range of Motion Project’s largest global campaign and fundraising event each year. From September 24 to October 9, 2022, our Cotopaxi Climb Team is inviting the world to #ClimbWithUs. While the Cotopaxi team is in Ecuador climbing, everyone around the world is invited to join in solidarity with the team and hit the trails for ROMP patients. And everyone can be part of this amazing campaign. To learn more about the possibilities to be part of this year's action, please c heck out this information page.
What Is My Contribution In 2022
During this year's 'Climbing For ROMP' campaign, I will cover a daily walking distance of 5,897 meters. That is the exact height of Cotopaxi, the volcano in Equator that the Elite Team will be tackling in October, hopefully summiting on October 7th, 2022.
Help us hit this year's fundraising target of US$ 150,000. Join the movement and climb with us, spread the word, donate, or or encourage others to do so. I will set up a donation page soon.
Post by Bjoern Eser, the founder of and shaker and maker behind The Active Amputee.
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