Making a difference — donations + action
Work we’re passionate about
At Waypoint, we believe in the power of people coming together to tackle challenges. We use our collective voice to spread generosity & amplify the work to protect the people, and our planet so future generations can get outside and enjoy it. We are proud to support the following charities, nonprofits, and organizations to actively accomplish this.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world.
Big City Mountaineers
Providing transformative experiences through nature for more than 30 years. Every contribution helps BCM break down barriers to outdoor access for students from disinvested communities.
We are proud to be an active Partner of Camber, a nonprofit organization that equips us and other Partner organizations across the $887 Billion Outdoor Recreation Economy to implement best practices in Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Camp Goodtimes is an outdoor adventure where children ages 7 to 17 can have the opportunity to enjoy the many activities meant for childhood. Camp Goodtimes is a medically-supervised, week-long camp, and is free to all cancer patients —so that all children, no matter what their family’s financial situation, will have the opportunity to enjoy the experience.
Central Oregon Trails Association
Thirty-three years ago, The Environmental Center was born to inspire locals to live lighter on the planet. Our work began with a handful of people and a building in the center of Bend. Today, we’ve grown to become a regional leader in environmental education, engagement, and action. Our team works alongside people of all ages, local businesses, and elected officials to create and advocate for meaningful, lasting change.
The Conservation Alliance is a non-profit organization of outdoor businesses whose collective annual membership dues support grassroots citizen-action groups and their efforts to protect wild and natural areas. One hundred percent of its member companies’ dues go directly to diverse, local community groups across the nation.
Northwest Avalanche Center
The Northwest Avalanche Center exists to increase avalanche awareness, reduce avalanche impacts, and equip the community with mountain weather and avalanche forecasts, education, and data.
Outdoor Market Alliance
Founded in 2020, the Outdoor Market Alliance is a non-profit association dedicated to supporting community-driven initiatives.
Pink Boat Regatta
We fuel smart research to develop new paths for breast cancer prevention and a cure. This turns cancer patients into survivors, buys precious time, and improves lives. We do this through sailing. Because that’s what we do.
Portland Search & Rescue
Portland Mountain Rescue exists to save lives. We search for and, hopefully, rescue people in trouble either above the timberline or in high angle areas below the timberline. We also educate children, mountaineers, climbers, hikers and backcountry enthusiasts in safe activities so they will be able to avoid the dangers that result in the need for rescue.
Red Lodge Search & Rescue
Known for its scenic mountain vistas, year-round recreation opportunities, and vibrant social scene, Red Lodge is unique – and so are its emergency response needs. The City of Red Lodge and our surrounding Carbon County service a rea – including Red Lodge Rural Fire District 7 and the Red Lodge-Roberts Ambulance District – is home to approximately 3,500 residents, but in the summer and winter tourist seasons, visitors can outnumber residents.
Inspiring people to jump beyond their limitations. This is our day-to-day mission. Practically, we help women and girls take risks in the outdoors to enable them to break through fears and internal/external barriers in life so they can grow to their full potential.
We foster environmental sustainability, youth development, and maritime careers through powerful shipboard programs aboard the schooner Adventuress on the waters of the Salish Sea. Adventuress is a century-old National Historic Landmark tall ship. Sound Experience is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) based in Washington State, USA.
Surf Rider Foundation
The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoymentof the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.
Helping people explore, conserve, learn about, and enjoy the lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
The Traveling School
The Traveling School amplifies female voices through transformative education to ignite positive change.
Up2Us Sports is the nationwide leader in engaging and training sports-based youth development coaches, practitioners, and organizations to address the most pressing issues facing youth in under-resourced urban communities. Up2Us Sports does this through the following programs: Up2Us Coach, Up2Us VISTA and Up2Us Training.
Washington Trails Association
Washington Trails Association mobilizes hikers and everyone who loves the outdoors to explore, steward and champion trails and public lands.
Washington Water Trails Association
Washington Water Trails Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit, founded in 1990 by forward-looking individuals who realized that access to Washington’s shorelines were shrinking. The focus of Washington Water Trails Association (WWTA) work is two-fold: to advocate for the right of public access to and from waterways and to steward those waterways, salt-and fresh-water, and adjoining shore lands. By taking an active role in easing pressures with different communities —along water trails in Washington State — WWTA collaborates with all stakeholders to advocate for safe and legal overnight campsites and day-use parks, launch sites, and beaches.
Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization working to inspire and empower people to protect America’s wild snowscapes. We are an alliance of over 100 grassroots environmental organizations and backcountry partners. Our SnowSchool program engages over 33,000 kids in science-based field trips and education across 60 sites nationwide. Our Backcountry Film Festival, premiering every winter in Boise, Idaho, tours more than 100 locations worldwide and raises more than $200,000 each tour season for local mountain communities.
WY’east Mountain Academy
We believe that attending Wy’East will change a young person’s life by grabbing their attention with a sport they love. Capture them in this world, surround them with a loving and supportive community, and inspiring them to work harder and achieve more than they ever thought possible.