North America:




$15,886,492 RAISED SINCE 2001

If you’re seeking an experience that will not only  challenge you, but also impact the lives of others, climbing Kilimanjaro for charity is the ultimate experience. With Tusker, you can plan your own Charity climb.

It’s not just about the personal accomplishment. The challenge you take on will provide a ripple effect of goodness that extends beyond your own achievement. You’ll be making a tangible difference in the lives of those in need. The impact you’ll create will be felt long after you’ve descended the mountain. So, strap on your boots, embrace the unknown, and climb for good! The journey will be challenging, but the reward immeasurable.

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

~ Anne Frank

Why A Tusker Charity Climb?

It’s not just about reaching the summit. It’s about using your strength and tenacity to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. Every step you take upward is a step towards a better world. In 2001, we had the privilege of leading the first Make-a-Wish Foundation climb which raised an impressive $100,000. Since then many hundreds of climbers have banded together for 79 different foundations, both large and small, to raise an awe-inspiring $15 million on Tusker Charity climbs.

There’s no feeling quite like standing at the peak of a mountain, the wind whipping across your face, and knowing that your hard work and determination have made a tangible impact on the world.

Here are a few well-known charities that have climbed with Tusker:

We can help make your fundraising climb a success,


The key to making a significant impact with your fundraising climb is to choose a cause that you feel deeply connected to. It could be a foundation that supports research for a disease that has affected a loved one, or a cause that aids sick children. You must ask yourself – what charities tug at your heartstrings? Because when your passion aligns with your purpose, you’ll be able to make the most significant impact possible.

But it’s not just about choosing any foundation – it’s important to pick a reputable organization that prioritizes allocating a high percentage of funds towards the actual cause, rather than towards administrative expenses. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of online non-profit monitoring sites that can assist you in researching the performance ratings and effectiveness of many different foundations.

So, choose a cause that truly resonates with you and work together to make a difference. With proper research and a heart full of passion, you can ensure that every dollar raised goes towards making a tangible impact in the lives of those in need.

Selecting A Climb Date

The choice of a date for the climb is important. It determines the number of climbers you can attract and the amount time you have for fundraising before the climb. That is why we suggest planning the charity climb a year in advance. This gives you ample time to educate your fundraising team and find sponsors and donors.

It’s absolutely crucial to remember that the funds raised must go directly to the charity of your choosing and should not be used to cover the costs of the climb itself. This is a non-negotiable point, and we urge you to keep it at the forefront of your planning efforts. If you find yourself unsure about the optimal dates and routes for your climb, don’t hesitate to contact us. With years of experience on Kilimanjaro and leading successful fundraising climbs, we’re here to guide you through every step of the planning process.


Start With Friends, Family & Businesses

Use Crowdfunding Websites

We can help make your fundraising climb a success,

Which Route To Climb?


Climb For Valor

Make-a-wish Foundation



Africa New Life

Upkili For Breast Cancer

Charles Bruneau Foundation

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

We can help make your fundraising climb a success,


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