Connect Kids to Nature on Giving Tuesday

Connect kids to nature… donate  today!

Connect kids to nature…donate today!

Dear Friends,

Giving Tuesday is here!
Your gift to Wild Whatcom will help kids discover a love of nature, a passion for learning, and the confidence to be leaders. 
At Wild Whatcom, nature is a place for kids to indulge in wonder, play, compassion, service, and connection. By giving to Wild Whatcom, you develop youth who care about the earth and understand how connected we are to our planet.
You – our supporters – grow our programs and strengthen our impact. We are forever grateful. You have been part of many accomplishments this year:

  • A robust partnership with Bellingham Public Schools to double the number of kids getting outdoors.

  • A focus on equity and inclusion across the organization to ensure that we reach a diverse population.

  • Tens of thousands of nature hours for kids to explore and learn outdoors.

  • A demonstrated ethic of service when kids give back to their community.

  • Strong programs (like EdVentures and SEED) to reach youth at Title 1 schools and those with disabilities.

  • $20,000 in scholarships to families who otherwise would not have the chance to participate.

While program fees and grants provide a financial base, we rely upon you to offer scholarships, serve those in need, reach new audiences, and grow a vibrant organization. Wild Whatcom maximizes the impact of every dollar you entrust to us.  
On this Giving Tuesday, please take a moment to support kids and invest in our shared future.

On behalf of Wild Whatcom and the 2,000+ kids who have explored outdoors this year with incredible mentors – THANK YOU! 

May your holidays be restorative and happy. Warm wishes from our Wild Whatcom family to yours.

Emily Barnett Highleyman

Executive Director

P.S. Please feel free to share with others so they, too, can support a locally grown, top-notch non-profit, working right here in Whatcom County.