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Thank You for supporting us so many ways in 2015.
The members of The San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team want to send a special thanks to those who have supported our efforts with donations and support this year and in past years. Monetary and in-kind support of all sizes and types from organizations and individuals near and far make a difference in our ability to perform our life-saving mission.
In the past year, support for fundraisers like our San Dimas Car Show Pancake Breakfast, as well as donations large and small, gifts-in-kind and generous grant support have supported our operational ability and allowed us to replace aging equipment with newer-generation equipment. Thanks again to those individuals and organizations who helped make a positive impact on many lives.
How can you help us? Support our work as a sponsor or with a donation
Every donation to San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team makes a difference in saving lives. Opportunities to help the Team include donating to our team by check or online, by assisting us with grant opportunities, or by naming our team as your designated charity if you participate in your employer's gift matching program. If you have questions about how to support us, please contact us.
Please consider helping us today with gifts in kind or support for
Thanks again to every organization and individual who helps us save lives in our mission through financial support of our training, equipment and operations. We appreciate your gifts, and hope that others will join you in helping further the mission of the San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team.
Enjoy Nature - Plan your Hike by filling out the Sheriff's Department's Hiking Plan Sheet.
Hiking/Camping is a fun way to get family and friends together to enjoy the outdoors, and to get some physical activity. However, you should always be prepared for the unexpected. You should tell family and friends what your plans are and provide a list of who will be going with you.
That's why the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like to remind the residents of Los Angeles County that having a hiking/camping plan is crucial to survival in case of an emergency.
Before you leave, please fill out Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue - Hiking Plan sheet and provide to a loved one to hold onto just in case something happens to a member of your hiking/camping expedition. You can download the form by visiting http://file.lacounty.gov/lasd/cms1_163961.pdf
If you would like more information on how to prepare for your hiking / camping trip, please visit the Center for Disease Control's camping website
Become a team benefactor by donating through your work
Upcoming team community events
SDMRT is active in our local community year-round with education and information presentations at community fairs, schools and other public events. To request a demonstration or presentation please Contact Us.
For over half a century the San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team has come to the aid of lost, overdue or injured hikers, victims of cars over the side of the mountain, searched for downed aircraft and performed fire and flood evacuations in our local mountains. We are called upon to conduct information seminars and participate in community events on a regular basis.
Although funded by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for vehicles and life safety equipment, the team and the individual members purchase a significant amount of equipment and gear that is necessary to carry out our mission of saving lives.
To an all-volunteer organization like our Team, donations are important to providing the team with access to the latest and best-suited equipment and training available.