MIDDLEBURY RESIDENT ANDY Dosmann has founded TripHeroes.org, a nonprofit travel website. Dosmann said it functions like other well-known travel-booking websites and trips can be arranged at a low cost, with the added bonus that local charities will be kicked back funds every time a customer uses the site.
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MIDDLEBURY — One Middlebury resident has figured out a way to make flying the skies friendly to charities.
Andy Dosmann, an evolutionary biology professor who teaches online college courses through San Francisco’s The Minerva Schools, has created a travel website that when used to book flights or hotels kicks back money to local nonprofits.
Dosmann has been working for a couple years to create and work out the bugs for his site, TripHeroes.org, which he is now taking public in partnership with the international booking site JetRadar.com.
According to Dosmann, the process is not complicated....