"I think about this course every day, how amazing it was and how much stronger I got because of that course. Not a day goes by that I don’t feel thankful for that experience. A lot of times, I remind myself of the lessons I learned. I will never forget. I’m really thankful for that opportunity. And to you all for offering me that scholarship. I couldn’t have done that without someone donating money to make that possible.
As Outward Bound California made difficult decisions in 2020 that included reducing full-time staff from 27 to 16, the Development team prioritized staff time and resources away from creating a formal 2019 Annual Report and towards fundraising to sustain the organization during the pandemic. Please view this letter as an overview of 2019 and 2020 financials that tell the story of a resilient organization through crisis.
If you would like to contribute as we drive forward to fill a deepening gap of access to positive social experiences, time outside, and belonging for today's youth, please consider a gift online today or contact Matt Patchell at [email protected] with any questions.