STOKED summer camp is a success

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STOKED summer camp is a success

 

Kindhumans is proud to announce the success of STOKED’s first summer skate camp program. Last June, STOKED focused all their fundraising efforts into supporting a 6 week camp for middle schoolers. The goal was to provide instruction in skateboarding and basic (STEM) education to 150 students; while at the same time employing STOKED’s older students as mentors for the camp. $30K in cumulative small donations were quickly raised and another $30k in matching donations were contributed by Evo and Kindhumans. The $60K in total donations meant the camp was on — success!

Funding the camp was the first win, but the real triumph was how many high fives, smiles, and skate tips were shared. When all was said and done, the camps in NYC and LA were able to provide skateboard instruction for over 100 students. A few kids learned to ollie, others to kick-flip, and others just learned they have a supportive community that wants them to succeed. The kids were, pardon the pun, Stoked! Check out the video and photos from the camp to see for yourself. 

Kindhumans is proud to help STOKED.org leverage board sport culture to empower underserved youth. As a community, we believe we can support and help kids reach their fullest potential.

 

Major supporters:

Aaron Schumm, Deborah Jackson, Haendel E. St.Juste, Justin Wilkenfeld, Kristin Ellbogen, Lonie Paxton, Travis Rice

Donors:

Alexi Remnek, Ante Dekovic, Brit Tarr, Caitlin Pullen, Cara Macksoud, Charles Joseph Augustin, Debra Bender, Doug Delancey, Ellen O’Connell, Fanjui Kuo, George Nguyen, Gregory Harris, Jared Abe, Jason Wilkenfeld, Joshua Cross, Julian Ungano, Jyoti Folch-Berman, Lauren Durkin, Louise Mygatt, Mark LeRoy, Michael Baumer, Michelle Javian, Monica Faberman, Monica Racz, Nikki Scoggins, Peter Latteier, Roberto Gil Jr, Samantha Elghanayan, Sara Britowich, Sharon Salmon, Teresa Kellett, Vanella Richardson, Vinayak Potti, Yelena Keselman

 

Cause Profile:

STOKED creates a community of fearless leaders through mentoring, opportunity, and action. Through mentorship and action sports culture, STOKED empowers underserved youth to reach their fullest potential, instilling passion, resilience and determination.

STOKED celebrates individuals that live big lives, take risks and seize opportunities. They are a community of doers, making change and leading the charge throughout their respective industries. Every day is a reason to do better, achieve more and make the next generation stronger. Stoked pragmatically address fear and crush it with courage. Through mentorship, STOKED empowers youth and inspires leaders.

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