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FULL CIRCLE
NORTH POLE

EXPEDITION

Legacy of Matthew Henson

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NORTH POLE TEAM 

OUR
MISSION
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In 2025, the Full Circle North Pole Team aims to honor the legacy of Matthew Henson, the first African American to reach the North Pole, by sharing his story, raising awareness about climate change, and successfully reaching the North Pole.

OUR
GOAL
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Our goal is to inspire future generations to engage in outdoor activities, expand their educational horizons, and maintain a sense of curiosity about adventure. The 2025 Full Circle North Pole Expedition is a significant event in exploration. It commemorates Matthew Henson, the first African American to reach the North Pole in 1909. The expedition will be composed of a team of Black explorers.

WE TEAMED UP WITH POW

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Full Circle Expeditions is fiscally sponsored by Protect Our Winters (POW) for this North Pole expedition. Donations to Protect Our Winters, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are tax deductible.

 

Donations to support Full Circle Expeditions can be made to POW online using the online donation form, by mailing a check, or by bank transfer. To mail a check, please address the check to Protect Our Winters and write "Full Circle Expeditions" in the memo field. Mail the check to: Protect Our Winters, 4676 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304. To donate via bank transfer, please email hannah@protectourwinters.org for instructions. 

CURRENT SPONSORS

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