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Taking a Journey Around the Christel House World

The virtual fitness journey to support Christel House students around the world is on! (L-R, from top) Erica Barnett, Samantha Griffith, Michael Hall, Megan Lingerfeldt, and hundreds of walkers, runners, bikers, swimmers, dancers, and climbers are exercising and raising funds for Christel House students.

Megan, Senior Manager of Engagement and Sales Effectiveness at RCI, is participating for her third year. “I’ve been lucky to meet students from the schools in India, South Africa, Mexico, and Indianapolis,” she says. “I’m always in awe of the confidence and character they display at such young ages. I know we’ll surpass our fundraising goals – let’s go RCI North America!”

Support Megan’s journey: CLICK HERE.


Erica, Talent Acquisition Specialist with Hilton Grand Vacations, is excited join the virtual journey. “Christel House is impactful and inspirational,” she says. “Please donate! It only takes a small amount to make a huge difference!”

Support Erica’s journey: CLICK HERE.

Samantha is a Math Teacher at Christel House DORS, the adult high school in Indianapolis. “I wanted to represent my school and help raise money to benefit our students. Plus, anyone who knows me knows I can’t say no to a good competition,” she says with a smile.  

Support Samantha’s journey: CLICK HERE.

Michael, Senior Director of Operations for NSA, a Real Estate Investment Trust, has had a relationship with Christel House over many years in the hospitality industry. “My experiences with Christel House have been personally life changing.” Michael has 50 friends, family members, and colleagues on his Hall of Fame team. “Let’s get fit, raise funds, and have FUN!”  

Support Michael’s journey: CLICK HERE.


The Journey Around the Christel House World is presented by RCI.
The Journey continues through October 14. Thanks to our participants, supporters, and sponsors!
Our sponsors: ARDA, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Round Room, Hilton Grand Vacations, Northern Trust, 50 South Capital, Grand Pacific Resorts.


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