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The fundraising goal for New Zealand has been lowered to $2,250 and this program is open to +1s!  New Zealand…
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This holiday season, celebrate the Out Living It spirit by giving to First Descents in support of young adults impacted by cancer! Your gift will help us extend the healing power of adventure to more young adult survivors in the year ahead!

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Help Prescribe Adventure to young adults impacted by cancer earlier in their treatment journey. Medical centers and healthcare organizations nationwide are already working with First Descents (FD) to improve survivorship through adventure, physical activity, and peer connection. Join us by clicking learn more below!

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Are you a young adult impacted by cancer? Sign up today to experience the healing power of adventure! First Descents offers week long, local, and international adventures. Find out more about our program offerings and get started.

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