Today is Giving Tuesday, the day we open up our wallets and financially support our values. There are so many incredible non-profits and initiatives making the world a better place and we want to share our shortlist with you. we hope that today you give to an organization whose mission is dear to your heart. They need you now.
Native Scholarship Fund: We’re teaming up with Deenaalee Hodgdon, one of the newest members of our Ambassador team and the Creator and Host of On The Land Media, to create a scholarship fund for Indigenous communities to access avalanche training and backcountry skiing and riding."
Inclusive Outdoors Project: At Inclusive Outdoors we know that one of the major barriers to the outdoors is access. Access for people with disabilities; access for BIPOC and Queer communities; access to finances; access to outdoor gear; the list goes on! With that we are making sure every event we do we centering accessibility because we know when it is we uplift ALL communities!
Out There Adventures: The goal is simple: empower queer young people through their connection with the natural world.
She Jumps: SheJumps increases the participation of women and girls in outdoor activities to foster confidence, leadership, and connection to nature and community through free and low-cost outdoor education.
Outdoor Afro: Outdoor Afro has become the nation’s leading, cutting edge network that celebrates and inspires African American connections and leadership in nature. We help people take better care of themselves, our communities, and our planet!
Native Womens Wilderness: To inspire and raise the voices of Native Women in the Outdoor Realm. To encourage a healthy lifestyle grounded in the Wilderness. To educate Natives and non-Natives on the rich beauty and heritage of the Ancestral Lands beneath our feet.
Eastern Sierra Conservation Corps: The Eastern Sierra Conservation Corps is a development and leadership program committed to building a stronger and more inclusive community. We provide opportunities for youth and young adults to experience and better understand wilderness and natural resources by providing a transformational backcountry experience.
Zawadisha: We partner with Zawadisha to plant one tree for every ski and snowboard we make, creating new jobs for women and improving the environment. Zawadisha also provides small loans for renewable energy and water products to rural Kenyan women to help finance their livelihoods. (PS: Our CEO Jen Gurecki founded this organization and handed it over to an all women's Kenyan team to run.)
Happy giving :)