G Adventures 3rd Annual Jump for Charity

20 Jun 2006

June 20, 2006 - Join G Adventures, Canada’s largest adventure travel company, on July 8 for some heart-pumping thrills as we host our 3rd Annual Jump for Charity.

G Adventures will pay the jump fees for 40 participants to have an incredible adventure in the sky. The event will include ground training for all independent jumps, followed by a barbecue and campfire fun. In return, participants must raise a minimum of $250 in pledges. One hundred per cent of all donations will go directly to Planeterra – The G Adventures Foundation, our non-profit organization which supports local community projects and international charities.
Skydive

Participants can sign up in 3 easy steps:

1) Download the Jump for Charity general information document to ensure you meet the requirements to be a SWOOP skydiver.

2) Sign and fax in the registration form.

3) Raise a minimum of $250 for the Planeterra Foundation by using the sponsor sheet.

Date: Saturday, July 8, 2006
Location: Skydive SWOOP, Dundas, ON (Just 45 minutes from downtown Toronto)
Map: http://www.swoop.on.ca/map.html
Time: Training begins at 8 a.m.

Our 3rd Annual Jump for Charity will also be rocking a little louder this year with Y108 radio - Hamilton's only rock station - who will be onsite with music, live call in reports and one of their own staff skydiving. A big thanks also goes to our sponsors who are ensuring the jumpers have a fabulous time during the day and at the after party - Lipton Iced Tea to Go, Wellington Brewery, Hydra, Swoop, Monkey Brothers and Velocity Venture!

About Planeterra – The G Adventures Foundation
Through G Adventures commitment to responsible tourism, we developed Planeterra, a non-profit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people and communities around the world through support of international charities, local organizations and community projects in the places that we visit on our tours. G Adventures pays all administration fees and has committed to matching all individual donations dollar-for-dollar, which means that 100% of all donations go directly to the projects Planeterra supports. For more information about Planeterra fundraising events, visit www.planeterra.org or contact: Elinor Schwob at elinors@gadventures.com or 416 260 0999 ext. 113.

About G Adventures
G Adventures is Canada’s largest adventure travel company and a world leader in the adventure industry. We offer unique small group adventures, safaris and expeditions on all seven continents with a focus on culture, nature and active travel to more than 40,000 travellers annually. Our unique and varied styles of award-winning trips are ideal for people with a sense of adventure - who want to travel off the beaten path, immerse themselves in the local culture and environment and experience the real world in a sustainable manner. G Adventures is also the proud owner of the legendary polar expedition ship the M/S Explorer. For more information, please visit us online at www.gadventures.com.