Welcome to STW's First Giving page!
As a non-profit organization, we count on the support of individuals just like you to bring our life-changing message to the young people that we serve. To reach our goal of serving more than 1,500 teens next year, we need your help. Here are 3 ways that you can make a difference through Spark the Wave.
Here is STW by the numbers.
$20 – allows us to reach one student through a Spark the Wave seminar
$750 - sends a teen to Wave Week.
$800 – helps us train a new teen counselor
$8000 – covers the costs of our Club Wave Program
Spark the Wave is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our federal Employer Identification Number is 58-2682680. Contributions to Spark the Wave are tax-deductible.
|Our Needs||Our Cost|
|Wave Week scholarship for one delegate||$750|
|Items for social activities at Wave Week and staff training (board games, sporting goods, DJ, etc.)||$1,000|
|Gift to thank our volunteers||$1,000|
|Seminar financial aid for one community service group (would otherwise be unable to host our seminar)||$1,500|
|Community service projects at Wave Week||$2,500|
|T-shirts for participants (Wave Week and seminars)||$4,000|
|Office supplies (ink cartridges, paper, pens, etc.)||$5,000|
|Technology to help our staff stay in touch with the teens we serve (internet access, phone cards, phones, database development, etc.)||$5,000|
|Advertising for programs (posters, flyers, banners, Google Ad, newspaper, camp fairs, etc.)||$5,000|
|Training equipment (video camera, TV/VCR, flip charts, computer projection machine, etc.)||$6,000|
|Classroom fees at Wave Week and seminars||$6,000|
|Club Wave administration||$8,000|
|Website development and maintenance||$10,000|
|Training & mentoring our volunteer youth staff & delegates||$10,000|
|Wave Week scholarships awarded to delegates & youth staff||$15,000|
|Wave Week facilities||$15,000|
|Our first seminar director & teaching leads||$20,000|
|Food during Wave Week and seminars||$25,000|
|Our program director||$40,000|
|Our first development staff member||$50,000|