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Giving back through life-changing experiences.
Our amazing team of directors and volunteers are committed to helping our youth. We take our convictions and turn them into action. We share our knowledge, skills, passions, and love with youth in an effort to build them up and ensure they know that they can do anything.
Do you have a passion for serving youth as a mentor and for fishing, hunting, hiking, and/or camping? Reach out to see how you can help!
Wilderness Adventures for Kids Everywhere, Inc. (W.A.K.E., Inc.) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing mentoring and outdoor experience programs for youth in grades K-12 from low-income and marginalized communities, particularly youth in grades 5 - 8. W.A.K.E., Inc. was created to foster a commitment to youth that will promote pro-social friendships, strong interpersonal skills, resiliency, and self-awareness while developing outdoor sportsman skills.
The founders, Sean Jordan and Deanne Woodard, saw a need to provide youth with more access to mentors and outdoor sportsmanship activities like hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping.
Commitment: To inspire pro-social friendships, strong interpersonal skills, resiliency, and self-awareness while developing outdoor sportsman skills.
Responsibility: To empower youth to establish goals and follow through on commitments.
Possibility: To expand the perspective of youth to make them aware of life's possibilities.
Support: To surround youth in a caring, inclusive learning environment.
Scholarship: To provide scholarships for program participants to pursue education beyond high school
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and provide youth with experiences they will never forget. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
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Tax ID/EIN: 85-1002209 - You will receive a tax deduction receipt for any donation made to W.A.K.E., Inc.
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