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Make a Difference Have you 'made a difference' while travelling, by fundraising or donating time and energy to a worthwhile cause such as wildlife conservation or tsunami reconstruction efforts? Tell us how you did it, what the experience was like, and how others can help. Are you a non-profit organisation or individual who knows of an opportunity for travellers to help out in a less developed country? Tell us about it and provide contact details here.
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Sponsorship & Fundraising

I am curious to hear stories from people who have managed to get other people to contribute to the cost of their trip or who have used the trip to raise funds for a particular cause.

I am planning a trip next year across Russia and would love to use it as an excuse to raise funds for a particular cause but I can't see what the upside is for potential contributors or sponsors other than their goodwill.

It is not as if I will make a charley / ewen style documentary that would publicise potential sponsors or contributors.
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The check is in the mail!

I'm looking to give away money - just tell me who to make the check out to, and where to send it.
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I'm looking to give away money - just tell me who to make the check out to, and where to send it.
Seriously - I can happily afford to fund all my own adventures but I do see lots of people either with or seeking sponsors for similar trips. I am just curious about why people would sponsor these trips and how they hope to benefit from such sponsorship.
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Hey there :-)

This question comes up quite often here so don't be too surprised if no-one answers it again!

If you do a quick search of the hubb you'll find quite a few threads covering this topic - in fact Alexlebrit gave a fantastic over-view of getting sponsorship over at

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...ht=sponsorship

Hope that helps.

Also.... look down at the bottom of this page and you'll find a 'similar threads' box - again lots of good information there too.

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Hey there :-)

This question comes up quite often here so don't be too surprised if no-one answers it again!

If you do a quick search of the hubb you'll find quite a few threads covering this topic - in fact Alexlebrit gave a fantastic over-view of getting sponsorship over at

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...ht=sponsorship

Hope that helps.

Also.... look down at the bottom of this page and you'll find a 'similar threads' box - again lots of good information there too.

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