Thanks for #GivingTuesday

Sky Tavern began its annual appeal for donations on #GivingTuesday, November 29th with great success, raising nearly $1,800 from eighteen donors. Giving Tuesday was promoted to alumni, donors, and members via emails and highlighted on Facebook, Instagram, and our website.

As end-of-year giving ramps up for many non-profit organizations, Giving Tuesday was another great way for Sky Tavern’s supporters to give back to the junior ski program. The ultimate goal of Sky Tavern’s annual appeal is to raise $10,000 and provide financial aid for 100 children.

There’s still time to make a year-end gift. Please visit www.skytavern.org/donate/ to make a contribution and support Sky Tavern.



Why #GivingTuesday matters

As parents of six adopted kids with a variety of developmental delays and physical disabilities, it is difficult to find affordable activities that the whole family can enjoy together. Skiing is a sport that would typically be too expensive for the family, which includes a 9-year-old, two 10-year-olds, and three 11-year-olds. With the assistance of financial aid, Sky Tavern was able to enroll the children in the junior ski program for their first time last winter.

insets3Unlike other team sports they have tried, skiing at Sky Tavern gave them the opportunity to enjoy the activity together and grow closer as a family. While some of the kids have had a hard time finding success in other pursuits, they all did really well in this program, which helped to increase their self-esteem and confidence. The parents say the best thing about the program is how it works with kids––that it is more about mentorship than just skiing and there is so much kindness––and that they get to have fun while bonding.

insets1Please make a donation on #GivingTuesday to help Sky Tavern continue to provide scholarships for its junior ski program. These donations, along with our incredible volunteers, allow Sky Tavern to deliver life-changing experiences by providing financial assistance to hundreds of families and create opportunities for kids to learn to ski and snowboard––most of whom would never be able to afford to otherwise.

In addition to making a donation, Sky Tavern also encourages you to help the organization by becoming an ambassador: assist with fundraising events and refer friends to participate in the junior ski and outdoor programs. Please contact us at 775.323.5125 or info@skytavern.com to give your time and talent.

Please share your donation and involvement on social media with your friends!

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I helped provide scholarships for Sky Tavern. My donation will help create life-changing experiences and opportunities for kids to learn to ski and snowboard. You can also help by visiting www.skytavern.org/givingtuesday.

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I made my #GivingTuesday donation to @sky_tavern. It will help create life-changing experiences and opportunities for kids to learn to ski and snowboard. Join me at www.skytavern.org/givingtuesday #GivingTuesday #SkyTavern #RenoTahoeUSA #Tahoe #LakeTahoe #Reno #Skiing #Snowboarding #Donate #DoItForTheKids #HelpingOthers #ChangingLives

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Along with a growing number of other nonprofit organizations, Sky Tavern has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the organizations and causes they support.

For more details about the #GivingTuesday movement, visit the #GivingTuesday website at www.givingtuesday.org.

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