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Kelty and Al Roker "Lend a Hand" to Eagle Mount special needs camp

Kelty donates sixty Mistral 20º sleeping bags to assist therapeutic recreation for adults and children with disabilities in Bozeman, Mont.

BOULDER, COLO. (For Immediate Release) – Kelty, cornerstone brand of the outdoor world, is supporting the Eagle Mount Therapeutic Recreation charitable organization with a donation of 60 Mistral sleeping bags through “Today’s” Al Roker and his “Lend a Hand” project.

The Bozeman, Mont.-based Eagle Mount helps children and adults with disabilities, challenging them to accomplish previously unthinkable activities such as skiing, horseback riding, swimming, and more. Kelty’s donation will help Eagle Mount’s participants experience the simple pleasure of spending a night out under the stars.

“We were thrilled for the opportunity to help out with such a great mission,” said Sue Edmiston, marketing director with Kelty. “The work that Eagle Mount does is truly inspirational and we’re very happy to contribute to the charity’s continued success.”

To learn more about Eagle Mount and how you can get involved through volunteering and donations, please visit or call Eagle Mount directly at 406-586-1781.

In its ninth year, the “Lend a Hand” project continues its mission to help small charities across the country that work toward improving conditions in their communities. With daily stops scheduled throughout the week of June 21, 2010, the “Lend a Hand” tour will help charities located in San Francisco, Calif., Des Moines, Iowa, Memphis, Tenn., Rye, N.H., and of course Bozeman, Mont.

For video of Al Roker and his Eagle Mount segment, please click HERE.

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