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How We Made an Impact in 2016
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How We Made an Impact in 2016

We’re excited to present our 2016 Impact Report! Every year (2015, 2014, 2013) we share findings about the impact our programs have on the communities where our students travel.

In 2016, our programs impacted 37,491 lives. That number includes our community partners, international staff, and the students who participated in Rustic programs this year. This year, we also included the results of our first Student Impact Evaluation. The initial findings from this study allow us to quantify (with actual numbers!) what families have told us for years—that our programs impact the students who travel with us.

Take a look at our 2016 Impact Report. If it inspires you, consider supporting one of our projects. After all, it’s Giving Tuesday and every penny counts!

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We’ll continue to provide more information about our student impact here in the coming weeks and months.

About the Author

Jack Weinstein

Content Production Manager

Jack has spent his professional career as a writer and editor. Before joining Rustic, he worked as a journalist in Kansas and Colorado, taught English in Swaziland, and transitioned to marketing roles in the Boston and New York startup worlds. Jack is excited to channel his love of storytelling and his appreciation for education as Rustic’s Content Production Manager. When not working, Jack is either watching baseball or planning his next adventure. Jack and his wife, Blythe, live in Brooklyn.