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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A few weeks ago the second graders from Community School had their first visit to @senior_connect. They hung out with The Connection seniors, singing songs and eating lunch. It was an amazing start to their frequent visits. They also worked on making gift tags that The Connection will use for all their gifts given to the seniors for Christmas. Thank you so much to the CS Second Grade! The seniors appreciate your visits and spirit and amazing singing voices 😉 ... See MoreSee Less

A few weeks ago the second graders from Community School had their first visit to @senior_connect. They hung out with The Connection seniors, singing songs and eating lunch. It was an amazing start to their frequent visits. They also worked on making gift tags that The Connection will use for all their gifts given to the seniors for Christmas. Thank you so much to the CS Second Grade! The seniors appreciate your visits and spirit and amazing singing voices 😉

Yesterday the seniors for WRHS’s Computer Science class met with @senior_connect members to help trouble shoot their technology needs. There were lots of of members asking the students to help them, and one approached us after with a huge smile and announced “Problem solved!”. We loved seeing the students interact with the seniors and think it’s so awesome that the students could share their digital knowledge. ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday the seniors for WRHS’s Computer Science class met with @senior_connect members to help trouble shoot their technology needs. There were lots of of members asking the students to help them, and one approached us after with a huge smile and announced “Problem solved!”. We loved seeing the students interact with the seniors and think it’s so awesome that the students could share their digital knowledge.

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Senior ConnectionThank you, Wow Students! You’re awesome and the seniors so enjoyed getting the help. Happy Holidays! #bettertogether

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We spoke to the 6th grade today at WRMS about generosity and thanked them for their work on the Holiday Basket's Book Drive. The sixth graders already began a Wow project with the ERC through ROES camp, so we couldn't fund the book drive with our $25 per student donation. We encouraged them to collect books anyways and they were thrilled to do so, and the results were amazing. ... See MoreSee Less

We spoke to the 6th grade today at WRMS about generosity and thanked them for their work on the Holiday Baskets Book Drive. The sixth graders already began a Wow project with the ERC through ROES camp, so we couldnt fund the book drive with our $25 per student donation. We encouraged them to collect books anyways and they were thrilled to do so, and the results were amazing.

The Community School second graders cheering on Paralympic athletes during the 2014 Sun Valley Nordic Festival. the Wood River Ability Program taught these students the gravity of these disabilities and the life challenges that accompany them. Along with being awesome cheerleaders, the students were able to experience and use adaptive sports equipment so they could understand why the different equipment exists. ... See MoreSee Less

The Community School second graders cheering on Paralympic athletes during the 2014 Sun Valley Nordic Festival. the Wood River Ability Program taught these students the gravity of these disabilities and the life challenges that accompany them. Along with being awesome cheerleaders, the students were able to experience and use adaptive sports equipment so they could understand why the different equipment exists.

Wow gift cards are now available! Purchase online (wow-students.org/generosity-shop/) and card recipients can choose to make a donation to any of our participating nonprofits by redeeming the card at our website.

A perfect holiday gift for kids, teachers, or for the hostess who has everything. A creative stocking stuffer. A gift that feels good and does good.
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Wow gift cards are now available! Purchase online (https://wow-students.org/generosity-shop/) and card recipients can choose to make a donation to any of our participating nonprofits by redeeming the card at our website.

A perfect holiday gift for kids, teachers, or for the hostess who has everything. A creative stocking stuffer. A gift that feels good and does good.

With the holiday season on the horizon, many of our local nonprofits are busy making sure everyone in the Wood River Valley can enjoy this special time of year. The Wood River Middle School 6th grade class worked with Holiday Baskets on a book drive. Each student chose and read a book that they thought another child would like, donated the book, and wrote a holiday greeting card on why they think they will like the book. It was awesome to let these students see the difference they can make to those in need this time of year. ... See MoreSee Less

With the holiday season on the horizon, many of our local nonprofits are busy making sure everyone in the Wood River Valley can enjoy this special time of year. The Wood River Middle School 6th grade class worked with Holiday Baskets on a book drive. Each student chose and read a book that they thought another child would like, donated the book, and wrote a holiday greeting card on why they think they will like the book. It was awesome to let these students see the difference they can make to those in need this time of year.

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Heidi MarieGreat idea!

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Happy Turkey Day! Here is a snapshot of the reflection book from Alturus Elementary’s 2nd grade class after their visit to the Mountain School Farm. They spent the day with goats, chickens, turkeys, and other farm animals and learned how these animals can provide dairy options to our community. Whether it’s goat cheese or pumpkin pie, we hope you practice gratitude while enjoying delicious food, good company. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Turkey Day! Here is a snapshot of the reflection book from Alturus Elementary’s 2nd grade class after their visit to the Mountain School Farm. They spent the day with goats, chickens, turkeys, and other farm animals and learned how these animals can provide dairy options to our community. Whether it’s goat cheese or pumpkin pie, we hope you practice gratitude while enjoying delicious food, good company.

As family and friends begin to gather for the season of giving it’s important to practice compassion and acts of generosity. We live in such a special community here in the Wood River Valley and we can’t thank everyone enough for working with Wow and beyond to spread the impact of generosity. ... See MoreSee Less

As family and friends begin to gather for the season of giving it’s important to practice compassion and acts of generosity. We live in such a special community here in the Wood River Valley and we can’t thank everyone enough for working with Wow and beyond to spread the impact of generosity.

Some thoughtfulness to inspire you this Thursday. #wowthegenerosityproject ... See MoreSee Less

Some thoughtfulness to inspire you this Thursday. #wowthegenerosityproject

The Community School 2nd grade and teamed up with The Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for their special Wow Generosity Project by building a buddy bench. When anyone feels that they don’t have someone to play with or talk to on the playground, they can sit on the bench. Be sure to “keep an eye out for a buddy on the bench”. ... See MoreSee Less

St Luke’s Wood River Medical Center has a very special waiting area called Carter’s Corner where pediatric patients and young visitors can play and relax. The space is dedicated and designed for them but was in need of creative minds to think of ways to improve and refresh the space. From new toys to new colored pencils, the 3rd graders at the Community School did a fantastic job putting their generous heads together to come up with refreshing updates for the space. ... See MoreSee Less

St Luke’s Wood River Medical Center has a very special waiting area called Carter’s Corner where pediatric patients and young visitors can play and relax. The space is dedicated and designed for them but was in need of creative minds to think of ways to improve and refresh the space. From new toys to new colored pencils, the 3rd graders at the Community School did a fantastic job putting their generous heads together to come up with refreshing updates for the space.

With the holiday season fast approaching, we reflect on what generosity means to us and how we can spread the love to those most in need. How will you practice generosity this season? #wowthegenerosityproject #generosity ... See MoreSee Less

With the holiday season fast approaching, we reflect on what generosity means to us and how we can spread the love to those most in need. How will you practice generosity this season? #wowthegenerosityproject #generosity

Letting students take the lead on generosity projects is the end goal for Wow. As they see their service making a difference, they grow motivated to apply generosity to all aspects of their life. ... See MoreSee Less

Letting students take the lead on generosity projects is the end goal for Wow. As they see their service making a difference, they grow motivated to apply generosity to all aspects of their life.

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