Fundraiser offers chance to take leap off La Fonda


A local nonprofit is trying an edgy new way of generating financial support.

About 100 people will have the chance to rappel off La Fonda on the Plaza’s roof Aug. 4 as part of a fundraising campaign.

Girls Inc. of Santa Fe, a chapter of a national nonprofit advocating on behalf of girls and providing programs to empower them, is hosting the 62-foot rappel down the south-facing facade of the landmark hotel during the weekend of its 46th annual arts and craft show on the Plaza. The nonprofit announced its Over the Edge-curated event last week.

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