Chad Lubinski's Fundraising Page
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100 Miles on the Pacific Crest Trail


From 29 June 2019 - 5 July 2019, I plan on section hiking 93 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail from Willamette Pass to Santiam Pass. I created this fundraiser after hearing about it on a podcast; I determined I should create a fundraiser for the simple fact that mental health and conservation of public lands is extremely important to me.


I'm connected to both mental health and public lands in my personal and professional life. My family history consists of anxiety and depression. I have experienced this throughout my life as well, but stopped taking medications and replaced them with spending more times in the simple life of the outdoors and other challenging activities.


In my professional life, I work with people on probation and parole. Unfortunately, many in this population have some sort of underlying mental health disorder that correlates to their criminal activity. I would like to help raise money in order to help those that are in need and don't know where else to go.


I also have a huge passion for conserving public lands for future generations and the flora and fauna that live there. I believe spending time in the outdoors has a positive effect on mental health and it's my goal to prevent the encrochment of civilization on these pristine lands.


If any of these things are important to you too, I encourage you to donate and thank you in advance!!




ABOUT My HIKE for Mental Health

1 in 4 families is affected by mental illness.

I am taking a HIKE for Mental Health so I can raise funds for a great cause, reduce the stigma of mental illness, and help preserve wilderness trails.

HIKE for Mental Health is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded on the vision of a world in which everyone, including those who suffer mental illness, can find the simple joy of living.

Our mission is to alleviate the suffering of those afflicted by mental illness, eliminate the associated stigma, and to foster responsible use of wilderness trails.

As an all-volunteer organization, we distribute 100% of contributions raised by our hikers.

  • 80 cents from every dollar funds scientific research to prevent, cure, and treat mental illness
  • 20 cents maintains and preserves wilderness trails

Your donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the IRS. Thank you for your support.

To learn more, visit

To register your own hike with HIKE for Mental Health, click here.

Name Date Amount Comments
Casey Kenny (Byczek) 05/03/2019 $50.00 Great job, you got this!
Jeni and Dewayne Edwards 05/03/2019 $25.00 Thanks for all you are doing Chad!
Tara Schwedrsky Swinehart 05/03/2019 $25.00 Good luck Chad and thank you for doing this for a good cause that is also close to my heart.
Johnny Goforth 05/03/2019 $500.00 Thank you for your labor of love my man. Dare greatly! You can’t have courage without vulnerability. They go hand in hand. Much love and respect.
Taylor Zawacki 05/02/2019 $25.00 Good luck, Chad! Taylor & Jamie
Brittney Lubinski 05/02/2019 $5.00  
Esther Frank 05/02/2019 $25.00 You’ve got this!
Kyle Randall 05/02/2019 $100.00  
Mary/Larry Lubinski 05/02/2019 $50.00 So proud of you son! Love you!!
Paige & Talon McAdams 05/02/2019 $10.00  
Anonymous Friend 05/02/2019 $10.00  
Emily Penington 05/02/2019 $10.00 Good luck Chad!!
Ciera Priest 05/02/2019 $25.00 Love that you’re doing this! Good luck!
Rowdie Erwin 05/02/2019 $10.00  
Tyler Bostock 05/02/2019 $10.00 Proud of you brother, go crush this and shout from the mountain tops.
  Total $880.00