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The Gift of Grit 2014
May 21, 2014: Join us for “The Gift of Grit” – a Summer Evening at URBN Building 543. Click the image for event details. View our Gift of Grit Sponsorship Packet for sponsorship opportunities.
Celebrate our students’ many successes and experience what is possible with The Gift of Grit. Among our speakers, David Meketon will share fresh perspectives from the Duckworth Lab at The University of Pennsylvania on the key qualities that predict success in life. Funds raised support our scholarship fund.
Building Adventure 2014
Seek a new summit. Inspire hope and change in our community. Join the Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) as a partner for Building Adventure 2014, an unparalleled fundraiser event where our city comes alive for a high-adventure rappel from atop from Brandywine Realty Trust’s One Logan Square! Your support helps us meet the challenge of educating Philadelphia’s leaders of tomorrow and makes it possible for those with the greatest need to experience life-changing opportunities.
Registration is OPEN and spots are limited.
Last year we had a waiting list. Claim your spot now!
Come watch the most adventurous event of the year!
You can still support the event by making a contribution to our Belay Fund.
Event Day Details:
October 23: Media Day / October 24: City Rappel (8AM – 4PM)
Brandywine Realty Trust’s One Logan Square in Philadelphia
Spectators Welcome! Please come by and watch participants, rappel 31 stories down One Logan Square.
Enjoy a festival environment with entertainment, refreshments and vendor and sponsor tents.
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Your support helps us meet the challenge of educating Philadelphia’s leaders of tomorrow and makes it possible for those with the greatest need to experience life-changing opportunities.
What’s it like to go over the edge?