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Kari’s Swim to Support CRC

https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/karis-2020-swim-for-crc

Passion In Action

Swimming 240 miles of the Connecticut River in 120 days. Will you support the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) on behalf of me swimming? No amount is too small, no amount is too big. You can also indicate how you would like your money to be used (advocacy, collaboration, education, restoration, recreation, unrestricted). To learn more about CRC, go to their website: ctriver.org.

Lessons from the pandemic. Life is short, we are interconnected, our actions (or lack thereof) impacts the environment. Please support the CRC in its advocacy of the Connecticut River. Let’s take action together!

 

See you on the river,

Kari

About me:

I live in the Pioneer Valley with my wife Alison and two cats, Bumble and Winter). In my free time, I enjoy physical pursuits that are meditative in nature. I have completed two ultra-distance triathlons (Lake Placid Ironman 2010, Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2012), multiple long distance bike rides (Boston-to-NY Aids Ride 1995, and several K-Rides in Western, MA) and the Boston Light Swim, twice, as part of a relay team, plus countless workouts in preparation for these and other events.

I wear 7 Norwegian coins around my neck, symbolizing community, when swimming (and now also biking along) the Connecticut River. They help motivate me to get out of bed on mornings when I would prefer to hit the alarm clock’s snooze button. I am enjoying the journey towards being able to say, “These 7 coins have traversed the entire Connecticut River.”

I am grateful for the tireless efforts of CRC in protecting our rivers for all of us. Please join me in supporting the work CRC does for the Connecticut River from source to sea!

Thank you!

PS: Does your company match employee donations? The information they need is here.

To make a donation, please go here.

  • $25 – tests 1 river sample for water quality
  • $50 – removes 60 lbs. of trash from our rivers
  • $100 – plants 10 healthy trees to restore river banks

To make a pledge, please go here.

  • $1/mile – tests 2 river samples for water quality
  • $3/mile – removes 190 lbs. of trash from our rivers
  • $5/mile – plants 26 healthy trees to restore river banks

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Kari’s Swim to Support CRC

Passion In Action

Swimming 240 miles of the Connecticut River in 120 days. Will you support the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) on behalf of me swimming? No amount is too small, no amount is too big. You can also indicate how you would like your money to be used (advocacy, collaboration, education, restoration, recreation, unrestricted). To learn more about CRC, go to their website: ctriver.org.

 

Lessons from the pandemic. Life is short, we are interconnected, our actions (or lack thereof) impacts the environment. Please support the CRC in its advocacy of the Connecticut River. Let’s take action together!

 

See you on the river,

Kari