Saving for a Rainy Day

Saving for a Rainy Day Do you have any favorite rainy day memories with your kids? Or does your kid have a favorite memory from a rainy WYP day (where you got to stay dry while WYP staff took care of the wet part)? “I send my kid out in his favorite dragon rain jacket …

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Endowment and Planned Giving

Why an endowment? Kids need nature today.  The reasons kids need nature aren’t going away.  That means WYP, too, needs to be here to stay. “By establishing an endowment, a nonprofit may send a signal to the community and donors that the organization is thinking long-term and building assets for its own future sustainability.” —The …

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2022 in Review

The King Tides around new years remind us of the high water marks of the past year, and they invite us to reflect on the low times. We hope we treat low times like tide pools- worthy of investigating, possibly holding treasures. Here are some reflections on the past year for Wilderness Youth Project: High …

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Donor Spotlight: The Coastal Fund

Donor Spotlight: The Coastal Fund At Wilderness Youth Project, we have become deeply connected to our coastal ecosystems at places like Gaviota, Haskell’s Beach, Ellwood, Campus Point, and many more beaches from Goleta to Carpinteria. Witnessing many of our participants explore our local coast for the first time in their lives, we understand the power …

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“Vitamin N” with Richard Louv

“Vitamin N” with Richard Louv Seen in 46 states and 58 countries, Hospice Santa Barbara’s illuminate Community Education and Engagement Series is a FREE virtual series of renowned speakers who address the feelings and questions that accompany our challenging time – speakers that will inspire, educate, encourage deeper inquiry and action, create community discussion, and …

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