Articles tagged with: Mount Rainier
Back in early July, United Way of King County’s Climb for the Community raised awareness and money to help meet the basic needs of those squeezed by the hard economy. To celebrate the successful summit of Mount Rainier, the Seahawks will hoist the 12th MAN Flag in honor of the Climb at tonight’s September 3 pre-season game against the Oakland Raiders. The flag-raising is a celebration of all that the Climb has made possible—in stocking area food banks, bolstering delivery of nutritious meals for…
“United Way on SportsCenter.” That’s a headline I never thought I’d write. But’s it’s true! ESPN featured United Way’s Climb for the Community both Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
KING 5 News sports anchor Paul Silvi celebrates with Seattle Seahawks coach Jim Mora and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on making it to the top of Mount Rainier for United Way’s Climb for the Community. The event is a fundraiser for United Way’s Response for Basic Needs, which helps families, disabled people and seniors who are being hard hit by the economic downturn.
The Climb for the Community team including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell , Seahawks coach Jim Mora, United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine and United Way Board Chair Molly Nordstrom summited Mount Rainier today at 9:15 a.m. Here’s a report from Coach Mora:
Very early this morning, I was thrilled to be one of the cold but exhilarated climbers who reached the top of Mount Rainier, planting flags for United Way of King County, the Seattle Seahawks and the NFL. With the snow,
KING 5 News sports anchor Paul Silvi interviews Seattle Seahawks coach Jim Mora about United Way’s Climb for the Community. The interview takes place at Camp Muir on Mount Rainier as the Climb team prepares to summit the mountain.
In the following clip, Silvi shows the challenges facing the Climb team. CEO Tod Leiweke, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine and United Way Board Chair Molly Nordstrom are part of the climb team. The event is a fundraiser…
So jokes Seattle Seahawks CEO Tod Leiweke as he and the rest of the Climb for the Community team prepare to ascend Mount Rainier.
The Climb for the Community team started their two-day ascent to the summit of Mount Rainier at about 9:45 a.m. today and should reach Camp Muir by 5:00 p.m. The hike to Camp Muir is nearly 4.5 miles and will take them up to an elevation of 10,060 feet.