Episode Two: Where Does All the Money Go? Part 1: WinterKids Winter Games
Hosts: Julie Mulkern, Executive Director, WinterKids; and Mary-Theresa Tringale, Events & Sponsorships Manager, WinterKids
Guests: Marion Doyle, Education Director, WinterKids; Sarah Long, WinterKids Board Member, Program Committee Chair, and Meteorologist Channel 8 WMTW; Heidi Day, Teacher, Carrabec Community School, Anson, ME; and, student, Lily.
The number one question we receive from event participants and donors is, naturally, “where does all the money go?” This episode is the first of three episodes that answers that question.
The WinterKids Winter Games has become one of the most sought-after programs for Maine elementary schools. This year, 12,000 kids are participating in all sixteen counties of Maine, and more kids are playing along in MA, NH, PA, ID, IN, CA, and Canada!
Listen to learn:
- What the Winter Games are and why they are so important for Maine schools
- How teachers utilize the Winter Games and the WinterKids Learn Outside Guide to help make winter FUN and active for their students
- How students feel about participating in the Winter Games and why they look forward to winter each year