Wow: The Generosity Project connects Blaine County students, teachers and nonprofits to create opportunities for students to experience generosity, and, in turn, foster community engagement and individual growth. We believe that when individuals recognize their generosity makes a difference, a stronger, more vibrant community emerges.

Wow: The Generosity Project connects Blaine County students, teachers and nonprofits to create opportunities for students to experience generosity, and, in turn, foster community engagement and individual growth. We believe that when individuals recognize their generosity makes a difference, a stronger, more vibrant community emerges.

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For the majority of the school year the Dual Emerson 7th grade class has been teaming up with KDPI Radio Station to create and broadcast public service announcements about generosity. This week, for their final session, they interviewed us! We discussed what generosity is and what the Wow program is all about. These students have done such a good job spreading the word of generosity. ... See MoreSee Less

For the majority of the school year the Dual Emerson 7th grade class has been teaming up with KDPI Radio Station to create and broadcast public service announcements about generosity. This week, for their final session, they interviewed us! We discussed what generosity is and what the Wow program is all about. These students have done such a good job spreading the word of generosity.

Every high school senior in the Wood River Valley has participated in a Wow Project at least once. With graduation right around the corner, let’s keep the momentum going by giving the gift of generosity. You determine the donation amount and the recipient chooses a participating, local nonprofit to give back. Click the link in the bio to purchase yours today! ... See MoreSee Less

Every high school senior in the Wood River Valley has participated in a Wow Project at least once. With graduation right around the corner, let’s keep the momentum going by giving the gift of generosity. You determine the donation amount and the recipient chooses a participating, local nonprofit to give back. Click the link in the bio to purchase yours today!

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Awesome job The Sage School students! This was the perfect project to wrap up the school year with. As we transition into the warmer months, remember to keep our trails beautiful!
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The Sage School students wrapped up their month long Wow Students project with the ERC today by writing a letter to the community about their dog waste pick up project. Sixth and seventh grade student...

Awesome job The Sage School students! This was the perfect project to wrap up the school year with. As we transition into the warmer months, remember to keep our trails beautiful!

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This has been one of the best projects yet... As one of our grant projects Heidi Kaminski guided her student Mari to create an Eric Carle style Mural for Silver Creek High School’s Mother and Child room. Mari is a student in Wood River High School’s special education program. Heidi Kaminski, who works with her closely believes that Mari will some day make a great day care working. Consequently, Mari and Heidi dedicate much of their time to helping out in the Mother & Child room at Silver Creek High School. Heidi and Mari worked together for five months to put together this carefully crafted, brightly colored mural. Their dedication to the project, to the Mother & Child room, and their generosity to our community is incredible.
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This has been one of the best projects yet... As one of our grant projects Heidi Kaminski guided her student Mari to create an Eric Carle style Mural for Silver Creek High School’s Mother and Child room. Mari is a student in Wood River High School’s special education program. Heidi Kaminski, who works with her closely believes that Mari will some day make a great day care working. Consequently, Mari and Heidi dedicate much of their time to helping out in the Mother & Child room at Silver Creek High School. Heidi and Mari worked together for five months to put together this carefully crafted, brightly colored mural. Their dedication to the project, to the Mother & Child room, and their generosity to our community is incredible.

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Here are more images from the Community School's Outdoor Leadership Academy and Idaho Rivers United event Wednesday. It was such an awesome turnout!
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Here are more images from the Community Schools Outdoor Leadership Academy and Idaho Rivers United event Wednesday. It was such an awesome turnout!

The end of the school year is approaching, but that doesn’t mean that the momentum of our generosity projects should end with it. Let Maya Angelou’s wise words inspire you this weekend by practicing acts of generosity on your own time! Happy Friday folks! ... See MoreSee Less

The end of the school year is approaching, but that doesn’t mean that the momentum of our generosity projects should end with it. Let Maya Angelou’s wise words inspire you this weekend by practicing acts of generosity on your own time! Happy Friday folks!

Last night the Community School Outdoor Leadership Academy (OLA) students teamed up with us for a film and presentation with professional expedition kayaker Todd Wells. Not only did all the ticket proceeds go towards Idaho Rivers United, but their Wow check presentation for $1,700 did as well! This was such an awesome and engaging way to get the community involved in generosity, nice work students! ... See MoreSee Less

Last night the Community School Outdoor Leadership Academy (OLA) students teamed up with us for a film and presentation with professional expedition kayaker Todd Wells. Not only did all the ticket proceeds go towards Idaho Rivers United, but their Wow check presentation for $1,700 did as well! This was such an awesome and engaging way to get the community involved in generosity, nice work students!

Have you seen the pink ERC flags on Carbonate Mountain this week? Each flag represents 1 dog poop that was left behind. The Sage School students teamed up with ERC Sun Valley to walk the trail, clean up and mark the first 250 unattended poops on the trail. The flags will be up until Thursday, go check them out! Photo by ERC ... See MoreSee Less

Have you seen the pink ERC flags on Carbonate Mountain this week? Each flag represents 1 dog poop that was left behind. The Sage School students teamed up with ERC Sun Valley to walk the trail, clean up and mark the first 250 unattended poops on the trail. The flags will be up until Thursday, go check them out! Photo by ERC

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The Sage School Students will be back at it again picking up our trails today. Last week they partnered with ERC Sun Valley and today will team up with Wood River Land Trust to clean up Colorado Gulch. Have fun out there students! And thank you for making our favorite places to recreate so beautiful. 📷: ERC Sun Valley
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The Sage School Students will be back at it again picking up our trails today. Last week they partnered with ERC Sun Valley and today will team up with Wood River Land Trust to clean up Colorado Gulch. Have fun out there students! And thank you for making our favorite places to recreate so beautiful. 📷: ERC Sun Valley

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Right now we are teaming up with classrooms and discussing the idea of paying it forward. At Silver Creek High School each student was handed money and set out to “Pay It Forward”. The results and discussion afterwards was awesome to hear. We talked about the expectations vs. the reality of doing random acts of kindness, and how sometimes they don’t add up. One thing is for sure though, it feels good to do good. Happy Friday folks! ... See MoreSee Less

Right now we are teaming up with classrooms and discussing the idea of paying it forward. At Silver Creek High School each student was handed money and set out to “Pay It Forward”. The results and discussion afterwards was awesome to hear. We talked about the expectations vs. the reality of doing random acts of kindness, and how sometimes they don’t add up. One thing is for sure though, it feels good to do good. Happy Friday folks!

Idaho Gives is today! Let’s allow our generosity to spread far and wide on this beautiful Thursday. Visit idahogives.com and donate to a nonprofit of your choice! ... See MoreSee Less

Idaho Gives is today! Let’s allow our generosity to spread far and wide on this beautiful Thursday. Visit idahogives.com and donate to a nonprofit of your choice!

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We are blown away by the creativity of Hailey Elementary's 1st graders. ERC Sun Valley and Wow thank you for all your hard work! The projects turned out amazing. Via @KMVT News.
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It was all smiles this morning at Silver Creek High School as we reflected on their Pay It Forward project. Each student received $30 and set out to do something kind for someone. We discussed how awesome it felt to experience generosity on a personal, one-on-one level and how contagious an act of kindness can be. Awesome job Silver Creek High! ... See MoreSee Less

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@woodriverhighschool student, Mari, teamed up with her social worker and applied for a grant through us to create a beautiful mural in the Mother & Child room at Silver Creek High School. Although it’s not complete, we wanted to share their story and some photos of them creating. We can’t wait to see the final result Mari! What an awesome way to give back with your create talents. @ Wood River High School
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@woodriverhighschool student, Mari, teamed up with her social worker and applied for a grant through us to create a beautiful mural in the Mother & Child room at Silver Creek High School. Although it’s not complete, we wanted to share their story and some photos of them creating. We can’t wait to see the final result Mari! What an awesome way to give back with your create talents.  @ Wood River High School

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