SPONSORS & PARTNERS
The AARP of Arizona is our primary sponsor and strategic partner in this Age Disrupting Adventure. Dana Kennedy, Director of AARP AZ, Alex Juarez, Communications Director AARP AZ, and many others in their Phoenix office have moved mountains for us and continue to make this project the amazing success that it is so far. We here at GCHH.org are proud to acknowledge our collaborative efforts with ALL the AARP state offices currently assisting us and the AARP organization in general.
Backbone Media has generously supported our efforts by facilitating our sponsorship with Globalstar.
Globalstar has generously donated the satellite tracking equipment that allows us all to see where Mike is at all times and provides him with an emergency safety protocol.
Top of Georgia Hiking Center
Top of Georgia Hiking Center is an amazing resource as a hiker hostel but is so much more. Bob and his team provide much needed emotional and philosophical support to the hikers that pass through at a critical time when over 30% of them are ready to quit.
Richard Anderson is one of the most experienced and knowlegable guides in the southern region of the Appalachian Trail. Anyone wanting to enhance their experience with a through hike or section hike should contact Richard at (404) 408-2524.
Gooder Grove Adventure Hostel
Zen Gooder at the Gooder Grove Adventure Hostel operates more than just a hiker hostel. He conducts many customized hiking adventures, provides transportation to and from the trail heads of the Appalachian Trail near Franklin, NC, and helps hikers with any issue they may have.
My Mechanic Maintenance & Repair
My Mechanic Maintenance & Repair is a family run operation in Tucson, AZ with the unique distinction of being founded and developed by its many satisfied costumers who were in search of honest and effective vehicle service. They also donated the primary mission support vehicle for the “I Hike with Mike” project.
Montana Harvest Natural Food Store
Montana Harvest is owned by Mike Fagan and it’s employees and costumers are a large part of this Age Disrupting Adventure. Montana Harvest provides the food and supplements for Mike’s daily needs and for many seniors in and around Billings, MT.
Southwestern Connections Inc. designs and develops building structures using re-purposed materials such as shipping containers and CUBITS. SCI is a proud supporter of the “I Hike with Mike” project and also owes its existence to a business incubation project sponsored by GCHH.org.