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Greenheart Travel

Greenheart Travel is a non-profit international exchange organization that provides cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers and create leaders. We achieve this by partnering with organizations and governments overseas that empower their local communities through experiential learning and practical development. We provide others with the same positive travel experience in which we ourselves engage. Through travel, we help individuals reach their full potential.

Children, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health, Human Rights, Poverty, Gender & Equality, Animals

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Date Founded: 1985
Number of Staff: 100

Description of Services:
Greenheart Travel provides full cultural immersion programs in a number of areas:
- Volunteer Abroad
- Teach English Abroad
- High School Abroad
- Teen Summer Language Camps Abroad
- Work and Travel Programs
- Internships Abroad
Accomplishments & Progress:
Greenheart achieved runner up status in the 2012 STAY WYSE Green Initiative Award for proving an exemplary model for environmentally friendly and sustainable travel measures.

Financial Information   Verified
Year 2012 2009 2007
Total Revenue: $13,724,881 $9,279,665 $7,948,507
        Program Services Expenses: $9,710,974
(76% of total)
(56% of total)
(68% of total)
        Management & General Expenses: $3,101,836
(24% of total)
(44% of total)
(32% of total)
        Fundraising Expenses:
(0% of total)
(0% of total)
(0% of total)
        Total Expenses: $12,812,810 $8,689,699 $7,851,556

Additional Background Information: As the leading eco-friendly exchange organization, our concern for the welfare of the planet drives our passion for helping responsible travelers while respecting the environment and unique cultural heritage of the destinations they explore.

Our Carbon Offset Program is another way to alleviate the environmental impact of travel. We donate a portion of your program fee to offset the carbon emissions your trip abroad will create.

Our Greenheart Club is another way we promote green practices while traveling abroad. We constantly strive to find better, more ecologically sound and efficient ways of providing services locally and abroad.

Creating sustainability within our international communities is an important Greenheart Travel initiative. We believe in creating opportunities for people on the local and international level that allow them to take action in bettering their lives, their neighborhoods, and understanding through cultural and environmental awareness.

Emanuel Kuntzelman
President Phone: 888-227-6231
Development Director:
Kyle Trebotich
Director of Greenheart Travel
Phone: 888-227-6231
Volunteer Coordinator:
Megan Arzbaecher
Volunteer Abroad Specialist
Phone: 888-227-6231
Board of Directors and Board of Advisors:
Rose Anthony
Roy Curran
Peter Lueck, Ed. D
Leslie Ward Jones
Richard Zacaroli
Laura Rose

200 W. Superior St.
Suite 300
Chicago , IL 60654
United States
Phone: 888-227-6231
Web: http://www.greenhearttravel.org

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