The Sierra Club – Mother Lode Chapter (Sacramento area), Inspiring Connections Outdoors program aims to encourage teen agers to get outdoors. They are starting a backpacking program this year and are looking for donations of gear in good condition including: packs, sleeping bags, mats, tents and stoves. I know most of us on here had someone in our lives who instilled in us a love for the outdoors. For me it was my grandfather. Unfortunately, there are many children who don't have the opportunity to get out and enjoy true wilderness. The Sierra Club is trying to help with that. I have some gear that I know I almost certainly will never use. Stuff that I hang onto "just in case". Well, I think that I just found a good use for it. The gear doesn't need to be ultra-light. In fact, ultra-durable is probably more important.
Thanks for your time and consideration.
For more info please contact Ginny Volk-Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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