White River Junction, VT
Ibex Outdoor Clothing, premium Merino wool apparel company, joins forces with The Range of Motion Project (ROMP), a nonprofit organization that provides prosthetic and orthotic care to those without access to these services, to host a benefit climb up Mt. Sherman on July 23, in commemoration for the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. Ibex and ROMP are inviting people to enjoy a day in the great outdoors, climbing a beautiful 14,000 foot peak to celebrate the Americans protected by the ADA, but also recognize those who are in need of prosthetic services throughout the world.
“ROMP’s motive is fueled by the cause that individuals are not disabled because of a missing limb, but because of a missing prosthetic device,” said ROMP’s Director of Events and Outreach, Lauren Panasewicz. “Our goal to Climb Mt. Sherman is to generate more awareness around this important cause that can directly help so many in need not only in America, but worldwide.”
The climb is open to the public. To join, please register at the Crowdrise event page: https://www.crowdrise.com/ibex. The $40 registration fee is a donation to ROMP. For every person who registers for the climb, Ibex will include a pair of hiker socks for each participant.
“We encourage everyone to join our Ibex Denver team on this special day to celebrate where we have been and where we are going,” said Regan Betts, Director of Brand for Ibex. “Together, we want to show the world the power of mobility, the importance of access to prosthetic care and the international importance of legislation protecting rights for those with disabilities.”
For those who cannot attend the Mt. Sherman benefit climb on July 23, Ibex and ROMP ask everyone to consider making a monetary donation for the event. All donations will directly benefit ROMP patients worldwide.
For more information, please visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/registration/event_options/14845.
Founded in 1997 and headquartered in White River Junction, VT, Ibex is a designer of year-round premium Merino wool outdoor clothing and cycling apparel, founded in the belief of the superior natural performance and properties of wool. Ibex couples the natural renewable resource with technical innovation and inspired design to create apparel for a diverse range of outdoor and active pursuits and passions. Men’s and Women’s items are made from the best Merino wool fabrics sustainably sourced from New Zealand. All Ibex clothing and accessories are available for purchase online, in catalog and through outdoor specialty stores. For more information, please visit ibex.com.