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Power To Be’s Quarterly Impact Report – Q1 2024

As we begin our 26th year here at Power To Be, we are so happy to report some big progress with our program development and our brand-new certification as a Living Wage Employer. In the past few months, we have witnessed the lasting impact of hosting 23 environmental programs with many community partners as we look into the future together. We can’t wait for the adventures ahead - thank you for supporting our journey!
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Power To Be’s Quarterly Impact Report – Q4 2023

As we wrap up celebrating our 25th Anniversary year, we are filled with awe, gratitude, and inspiration for all of the amazing adventures and connections that have happened over the years. In the past few months, we have witnessed the lasting impact of our landscaping employment program, the amazing community engagement for our annual silent auction, and the joys and benefits of spending time together in nature. We can’t wait for the adventures ahead - thank you for supporting our journey!
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Power To Be’s Quarterly Impact Report – Q3 2023

We are so excited to be celebrating Power To Be’s 25th year: what a journey it has been! Thank you to everyone who has participated in or created the numerous opportunities to bring our community together to enjoy the benefits and beauty of nature. As we transition into the autumn months, we are taking the opportunity to look towards the future, which looks brighter than ever.
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Power To Be and Nature Bee: Limited Edition Beeswax Wraps

Power To Be was presented with an exciting opportunity to partner with Nature Bee to create custom Beeswax wraps where 15% of the proceeds are donated to Power To Be. The timing was perfect as Nature Bee celebrates their 5th anniversary this year, and Power To Be celebrates our 25th! We caught up with Katie Gamble, Founder of Nature Bee, to share more about Nature Bee and what makes their products so special!

The Peterson Family Foundation: Accessibility and the Vision for the Future

Ryan Peterson advocates for inclusion and leverages his creative thinking to drive change in the area of accessibility.  Ryan, a prominent name in the BC tech industry, and his wife Monica have a passion for inclusion and accessibility.  They established the Peterson Family Foundation to champion a world where barriers are removed, creating an environment that inspires creativity and possibility.  
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Sharing our Knowledge: NatureKids Workshop

Magic happens when you bring together organizations with shared passion. Staff and volunteer club leaders from NatureKids BC joined us virtually to learn about making the outdoors more accessible for all. We are passionate about our mission and know that for everyone to belong in nature, we need to work with partners to move the inclusion movement forward.
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Colorado Collaborations – Learnings from fellow Adaptive Organizations

Last year, Power To Be’s Head of Programs and Services, Pete Carson, and I were approached with an opportunity to visit a number of organizations in Colorado who operate in very similar ways to Power To Be, with the intention to learn, share, and collaborate. Over three nights and two days at the beginning of November 2022, we were able to visit three organizations and one State Park, starting high in the Rocky Mountains.