KIDS, TEACHERS, AND FAMILIES SERVED IN MAINE & NEW HAMPSHIRE
GET OUTSIDE! GET ACTIVE! HAVE FUN!
Our second year with our native, mobile app – The WinterKids App – saw over 5,300 users across Maine and New Hampshire. We added several new offers from NH rec areas and continue to find more ways children can stay active in the winter.
THANK YOU to our partners!
MOVE! LEARN! EXPLORE!
Two elementary schools in each of Maine’s 16 counties competed in a four-week outdoor physical activity and nutrition challenge during the month of January 2020 for cash prizes, equipment, and more.
The WinterKids Winter Games inspired 7,332 students and 1,113 teachers and staff from every county in Maine to go for the gold in 2020!
MORE KIDS ON NORDIC SKIS!
SERVED IN PORTLAND & OXFORD
With funds from the Killington World Cup Committee, the WinterKids Peisner Nordic Program supported Greater Portland and Oxford County kids with scholarships for season rentals and fees for the Bill Koch League programs.
Many thanks to the Killington Foundation and Peisner Fund for their continued support of WinterKids’ Nordic programs!
LICENSE TO CHILL
The 8th annual WinterKids License To Chill fundraiser, presented by The Thomas Agency, took place on Friday, November 8, 2019, at Portland House of Music in Portland, Maine.
With nearly 200 attendees, we smashed our fundraising goal of $30K by raising a whopping $37,914 through both silent and live auctions!
For more information, visit our event recap, including a photo gallery and full list of sponsors!
WINTERKIDS DOWNHILL 24
The 8th Annual WinterKids Downhill 24 fundraiser, presented by Agren, took place on March 6 & 7, 2020, and marked our five year anniversary partnering with the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain as our event host.
This year’s event raised a record $562,000 from over 4,000 donors, 49 teams and 500 participants!
For more information, visit our event recap, including play-by-play photo galleries, event results, and a full list of sponsors!
Carnaval Maine’s inaugural three-day festival took place on Portland’s Eastern Promenade in late January. WinterKids was thrilled to receive $25K as beneficiary.
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN 30TH ANNIVERSARY
Over 200 guests joined WinterKids at 3S ArtSpace in Portsmouth, NH for Fire on the Mountain’s 30thanniversary party. Our first-ever NH fundraiser, this fun evening of live music with a raffle and a silent auction raised $6,000 for WinterKids programs. Thank you, Fire on the Mountain Ski Shop!
This season, 81 different volunteers put in over 700 hours of work supporting WinterKids.
How can you pass up an opportunity to ski at night at the Loaf??! There is something magical about the mountain at night with all the lights on the trails! Even more, it is so inspirational to see all of those who have skied all night! Put this on your bucket list and help by volunteering at WinterKids!
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