Richard with Some Scholarship Kids

Detroit2Nepal Foundation

D2N’s mission is to improve public health, health and educational opportunities for children in remote Himalayan villages of Nepal and in the greater Detroit area.

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Over the Edge Detroit 2016

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The latest news from the Detroit2Nepal Foundation:

Ronald McDonald House Charities Gift to D2N Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ronald McDonald House Charities awards grant to Detroit2 Nepal Foundation and Beaumont Children’s Hospital Pediatric Rehabilitation Bike Program The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan and national Ronald McDonald House Charities have awarded grants totaling $15,300 to support the Detroit2Nepal Foundation and Beaumont Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Bike Program. The D2N Foundation was created by Beaumont …

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Nepal, December 23, 2013

greetings from namche bazaar at the foot of the everest region. i completed my work in khotang and wanted to provide an update on the past few weeks.  i arrived to lamidada by plane uneventfully, and reached our projects in the villages of sungdel, rakha,and dipsung over the next several days. i am pleased to report that d2n is thriving! …

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Birmingham Bike Festival 2013

We are still excited about the success of our recent annual fundraiser at the Birmingham Bike Festival. Our Miles4Alex bike parade featured many of our children from Beaumont Children’s Hospital. D2N is proud to support “Bike Day”, providing custom adaptive bikes for children with special needs and the “Long Term Follow-up Clinic”, providing care for pediatric cancer survivors who have …

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Return Trip from Kathmandu – Message from Richard

I returned to Kathmandu last night with ten hour bus ride from Jiri bazaar. the ride was highlighted by the maoist cutting down a huge tree to cause a road block (which was eventually pushed to the mountainside once there were enough stranded vehicles going both ways to provide the manpower) and some other type of traffic jam which after …

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Message from Richard in Nepal!

Plans are for me to go to Khotang tomorrow morning. Chokpa at the dZi foundation has made all arrangements for flying, scheduling meetings, notifying our two ngos in the field, arranging escorts during my stay and translating information for me. Ben Ayers of dZi has done everything from the field to help and support me/us. I have had amazing support …

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Unfortunate News from Nepal

Terrible news from Nepal. My sherpa brother and partner in khotang namgyal sherpa has died returning from everest summit.His body is 600 meters from the north side summit. There are no words to express my sorrow. This is not just a personal loss for me, but a loss to humanity. I am trying to do what I can for the …

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Welcome to D2N

Our new name is D2N: Detroit2Nepal Foundation. Our mission is unchanged. We will continue to support children at Beaumont Children’s Hospital and to help improve public health, health care, and educational opportunities for children in remote Himalayan villages in Nepal. We have been honored to share Miles Levin’s name over the last two years. This name change will allow the …

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Back in Nepal!

Hello everyone, Richard wanted to pass along that he is safe and back in Nepal! For all of our new visitors on #Giving Tuesday thank you for the support and below is a quick description of who we are! The foundation was named in honor of the late Miles Levin, a Detroit teenager whose blog about his battle with cancer …

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Miles4Miles at Birmingham Bike Festival Attended by Thousands

Thanks to perfect weather and a robust marketing and media campaign, approximately 5,000 people turned out for the 2nd annual Birmingham Bike Festival. In addition to high speed category one racing by professional cyclists, the Miles Levin Nepal Foundation for Health and Education had a parade style ride in which approximately two hundred supporters participated, including a large contingent of young disabled riders on customized adaptive …

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Miles4Miles coming up Sunday August 26!

Hello everyone. We had a great event on August 26 at the Birmingham Bike Festival, with approximately 5,000 people in attendance.  Here is a great video by our friends at Fox 2 about Miles, the Foundation and our event! Donations are still being accepted at Video Link: Thanks to everyone for their support!

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