In the memory of Christopher Johnson McCandless, the Christopher Johnson McCandless Memorial Foundation, Inc., or “Chris’s Purpose” was created to make donations to various charitable organizations and individuals in need. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit following in Chris’s footsteps to help those in need.
For more information, please visit ChrissPurpose.org
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The reader can see and hear letters and post cards Chris wrote read by the people he met along the way, including Jan Burres, Wayne Westerberg and Russell Fritz (read by Hal Holbrook.) Interactive Trek Maps show where, when, and how Chris traversed through many places and seasons. As a dramatic bonus, the new Chris’ “Early Years” adds 92 pictures of Chris growing up with family & friends.
This 14” X 26” commemorative poster is the first in a series and is printed on quality heavy weight, acid free archival stock with a beautiful low luster textured finish.
There are 142 signed posters to commemorate Bus 142. The poster is signed by Jan Burres, Wayne Westerburg, and Billie and Walt McCandless, Chris’ Parents.