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Depart Smart inspires, develops and transforms world travelers into safety heroes with travel safety education so they make informed decisions abroad to avoid risks, get help, return safely and report to protect others

Traveling on a budget

We don’t associate fun and adventure with budgets. Travel is one of the situations where fun, adventure and budgets overlap. In order to keep the fun and adventure high, it is vitally important to plan for and track spending abroad.  You need a solid travel budget. Building a budget from scratch can be overwhelming. It’s [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:07:51-06:00November 1st, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Give to the Max Day – Depart Smart

Give to the Max Day on November 17th is a day of gratitude, giving and igniting generosity. From November 1-17 you can help Depart Smart earn matching funds with your generous donation during Minnesota’s Give to the Max campaign. Please GIVE and invite your friends to match your gift. Depart Smart is the only nonprofit [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:07:52-06:00October 31st, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Depart Smart Milestones

Our gratitude overflows with praises for our generous volunteers, sponsors and donors who helped us achieve these incredible milestones: We have become a trusted travel safety resource with more than 15,000,000 impressions in major news such as The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Newsweek, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Minneapolis Star & Tribune and numerous other [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:07:52-06:00October 31st, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Depart Smart in the News

Depart Smart in the News ClearCause recently rebranded as Depart Smart, to focus on life-saving tools and education to save lives and protect students abroad.  Peek in on Depart Smart’s website. The change happened by popular demand of student reporters exclaiming, “This is who you are!”  “Depart Smart is safe travel heaven!” Student and other [...]

By |2016-12-13T21:24:54-06:00July 13th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

Polo en Blanc to Benefit Depart Smart

Polo for Philanthropy, a local nonprofit who benefits charitable organizations through equine related events is hosting Polo en Blanc benefiting Depart Smart, a Minnesota nonprofit dedicated to safe travels, especially for students. The concept for Polo en Blanc (French for “Polo in White”) began in 1988, when Francois Pasquier in Paris wanted to reconnect with friends. He invited [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:08:46-06:00June 4th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

ClearCause is Now Depart Smart

ClearCause announces it will be named Depart Smart, effective immediately. The name Depart Smart is strategically aligned with this nonprofit’s charitable work. Depart Smart is the trusted third-party, nonprofit resource for tools and information to help students identify and mitigate risks so they can advocate for themselves in foreign countries.   No other nonprofit works [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:08:46-06:00April 28th, 2016|News, Safety|0 Comments

National High Five Day for Depart Smart

April 21 is National High Five Day! Depart Smart (formerly ClearCause) is getting in on the festivities with a fundraiser worth high-fiving about. During National High Five Day, 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., supporters can cash in high fives by donating $5 to Depart Smart on Twitter and Facebook with the help of Good World. [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:08:46-06:00April 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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