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Camping to Connect Initiative Fundraiser Happy Hour

Mastermind Connect

Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Camping to Connect Initiative Fundraiser Happy Hour

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While a Minimum Suggested Donation of $25 helps with food for one Camping to Connect participant per weekend, there are other costs associated with making this initiative work. We encourage you to help us make it a success by maximizing your contribution.
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We would like to cordially invite you to our summer fundraiser, taking place in August 22, 2019, from 6pm to 8:30pm, at the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge, NYC.

For youth living in America’s inner cities, nature is hard to come by. Current research indicates that exposure to nature can have numerous physical, emotional and cognitive benefits for young people, including greater attention capacities, reduced stress levels, and improved self-esteem.

In September 2018, Mastermind Connect launched its Camping to Connect Initiative on Governors Island, in the middle of New York Harbor. It was a very unique experience, affording 30 young men the rare opportunity to go overnight camping for the first time, in a place that has been historically closed to the public for overnight visitation. And it was awesome: an experience brimming with fun activities, brotherhood, and impactful mentorship that many cited as a highlight of their entire year. (Watch video here). 

Now, we want to take our C2C initiative a step further. This fall, we'll begin taking our youth participants upstate and into the wilderness, exposing them to outdoor adventures such as camping, hiking, and canoeing. We'll teach them the skills for surviving in this environment, as well as about outdoor ethics and conservation. Disconnected from technology, they will learn the true meaning of connection: to nature, to each other, and to themselves. This is what C2C is all about.

We’re raising funds for our ongoing initiative, with trips planned for September and October 2019 and Spring 2020.

How can you help?

  1. You can donate any amount via this GoFundMe link.

  2. You can donate a suggested minimum of $25 to receive admittance to our upcoming Fundraiser.

  3. At the fundraiser, you can purchase tickets for our raffles!.
  4. You can share this invite or the link above with your network! (and sharing/following @campingtoconnect on social media!)


This event is open to everyone, we’d like for you to invite your family, friends and colleagues you think would support you or this worthy cause. We have group and individual tickets available.


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Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge
485 7th Avenue
#18th floor
New York, NY 10018

Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Mastermind Connect

Mastermind Connect is a men’s organization that aims to enrich the lives of its members and their respective communities by connecting through ideas, camaraderie, and social good, on an inclusive platform. The pillars of Mastermind Connect are Resources, Reciprocity, and Respect.

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