Vail Rocks 2013: A Success Worth Celebrating – 303 Magazine

2013 was yet again another successful year at Love Hope Strength‘s Vail Rocks with over 400 hikers and over$100,000 in funds raised. People from all over Colorado gathered for a beautiful hike, great music, and a cause worthy of it all.

Schomp MINI represented at the event along with their spray-painted MINI Cooper, which was created at the People’s Fair earlier this month. They also had a MINI dedicated to “Get on the List,” a mobile campaign that comes to concerts, events and Vail Rocks, looking for Peripheral Blood Stem Cell and Bone Marrow donations.

303 caught with Love Hope Strength’s Executive Director, Shannon Foley Henn, to show you the numbers and hear about this year’s impact.

303 Magazine: Congratulations on the 100K raised. What will the money go towards?

Shannon Foley Henn: Our mission of saving lives, one concert at a time. We will expand our GET ON THE LIST campaign and add more concerts and festivals to our summer line up of marrow drives. We are talking with lots of bands about upcoming summer tours in which we can register more narrow donors. We will also use funds for our global programs such as the Love, Hope and Strength cancer wards in Tanzania. Each year we fund the salaries of 2 doctors to care for the hundreds of children who pass through the cancer centers doors…

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