$4,600
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Goal: $30,000
only 78 days left!

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"...to whom much is given; from them more is required" (Luke 12:48)

Escondido Rotary Foundation gives away 30,000 to 40,000 dollars in grants to organizations like Meals-On-Wheels, Salvation Army's food bank, Interfaith Community Services, and other local non-profits that provide essential services to those in need. By doing that we change lives, put smiles on people's faces, and deliver food to financially challenged families in Escondido.

Everyone is welcome to join us! Hike along for a great cause. You can register by clicking on the "add participant" link at the bottom of the page (after the list of participants).

Rotary Hike-a-Thon will help to put a roof over people's head and provide nutritious meals for elderly, children and families in need. It consists of eight hikes:

03/20 - Lusardi Creek Short Trail (easy)
***starts at 8:00 AM, 5 miles, 508' elevation, 2.5h
***San Dieguito Trail Head
***17594 San Dieguito Rd, San Diego, CA 92127

04/03 - Piedras Pintadas Interpretive Trail (easy)
***starts at 8:00 AM, 3.9 miles, 295' elevation, 2h
***Piedras Pintadas Trail Head
***Pomerado Rd./W Bernardo Dr. from 15

04/17 - Lake Miramar Trail (easy)
***starts at 8:00AM, 4.9 miles, 98' elevation, 2h
***Lake Miramar Parking
***Mira Mesa Blvd/Scripps Ranch Blvd from 15

05/01 - Jack Creek Meadow at Daley Ranch (moderate)
***Starts at 8:00 AM, 5.7 miles, 495' elevation, 3h
***Daley Ranch Trail Head
***La Honda Drive Parking (North of Dixon Lake)

05/15 - Tecolote Canyon Trail (moderate)
***Starts at 8:00 AM, 6.7 miles, 538 elevation, 3h
***Tecolote Recreation Center Parking
***4675 Tecolote Rd, San Diego, CA 92110

05/29 - Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course Loop (easy)
***Starts at 8:00 AM, 4.5 miles, 246' elevation, 2h
***Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course Parking
***5827 Via De La Cumbre, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

06/05 - Wildflower Trail (moderate)
***Starts at 8:00 AM, 3.3 miles, 508' elevation, 1.5h
***Street Parking on Fortuna Road
***3225 Fortuna Ranch Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024

06/19 - Coast to Crest Trail at Lake Hodges (moderate)
***Starts at 8:00 AM, 8.6 miles, 374' elevation, 3.5h
***Lake Hodges Visitor Center Parking
***Lake Hodges Way, San Diego, CA 92127

Choose your team wisely!
Snack Pack - people who have extra snacks for others.
Nerd Herd - people with apps and maps.
Trail Snail - people who hike to make it.


Suggested pledge amount is $3-10/mile, but please remember that no amount is too small. Every penny you can give will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your generosity, support and encouragement!

Your donations will help pay for:

  • Community Grants

All participants:

$4,600 raised
of $30,000 goal
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Top Donations

$750
Anonymous
$500
Frank S Foster
$500
Dan Sundquist
$500
Anonymous
$10/mile
Jill E. Campbell

Great fundraising project!