Northstar California for granted 37 nonprofits from Truckee and North Lake Tahoe with more than $585,000 in cash and product donations from EpicPromise for the 2017-18 ski season and summer. This support is a part of the Company’s overall $9.4M give to 250 nonprofit partners in our resort communities.
This year's EpicPromise grants in North Lake Tahoe support programs that:
- Ensure teachers and schools have the tools they need to be successful in the classroom
- Get kids outside, creating the next generation of stewards and outdoor recreation lovers
- Show kids a path to achieve their dreams by providing amazing mentors
Community Giving in North Lake Tahoe
Leadership from Northstar asked community partners to identify the most important issues facing the greater North Lake Tahoe area this year. We are proud to have granted in these identified areas of critical need:
- After-School & Life Skills Programs for Youth | Our grants to Adventure Risk Challenge, Aim High for High School, Arts for the Schools, the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, Girls on the Run and SOS Outreach will help local youth reach their fullest potential.
- Environmental Organizations | By partnering with the Truckee River Watershed Council on their mission and River Day event, we will help bring the Truckee community together to restore, protect, and enhance our beloved Truckee River.
- Hunger & Basic Need | Our support of Project MANA, Truckee Community Christmas and the Tahoe Food Hub provides nutritious food to Truckee and North Lake Tahoe families year round.
For a full list of EpicPromise nonprofit partners in North Lake Tahoe, click HERE.
EpicPromise Kids Award
This award recognizes a local nonprofit for making a tangible impact for kids of all demographics and was voted on by Northstar employees. It also comes with an extra $2,500 in funding. This year's winner is Arts for the Schools whose mission is to fill the gaps in visual and performing arts education for more than 10,000 children at regional K-12 schools.