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Send Silence Packing: Fall 2015 Tour by the Numbers

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This past fall, Send Silence Packing embarked on one of its most ambitious tours to date. We started from headquarters in Washington, D.C., and drove all the way across the country to California, hitting stops in the Midwest along the way. Now I could go on and on about what an amazing tour it was, but this time I’m going to let the numbers and a few photos do the talking.

Tour Statistics:

  • Truck – 1
  • Road staffers – 2
  • States with SSP stops – 5
  • Total tour stops – 16
  • States driven through – 22
  • Tour length – 71 days
  • Backpacks displayed – 1,100
  • Miles driven – 8,839
  • Resources handed out – 26,915
  • Total people reached – Over 120,000

Here are some of our favorite moments:

University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Northwestern University
Northwestern University
Nebraska/Wyoming border
Nebraska/Wyoming border
Kings Canyon National Park
Kings Canyon National Park
Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
Harvard-Westlake School
Harvard-Westlake School