Elevate Youth Launches Virtual Fundraiser: #OutdoorsYourWay

Elevate Youth is a nonprofit organization operating in the Boston and greater-New England area that uses the outdoors and positive adult mentorship to empower underprivileged kids. EY was born from the realization that so many kids in these communities did not have access to the outdoors and were missing out on all the health benefits and positive life lessons learned from being outside. EY seeks to highlight and correct the severity of this inequity. 

From Elevate Youth:

“We are thrilled to announce Elevate Youth’s first virtual fundraiser: a virtual outdoors challenge.

With Boston Public School’s starting the school year remote, and screen time for youth increasing steadily, Elevate Youth is doubling down on our mission to get more kids outside. Following the success of our Local Parks Program this summer, we are excited to come up with new, creative ways to bring the outdoors into the communities we serve this upcoming fall.

We invite our Elevate Youth family to support us in this mission, and have fun along the way!

Beginning on September 18th, join the Elevate Youth Community in a 10-day virtual event that includes exclusive offers, custom swag bags, a raffle, and a virtual awards ceremony!”

How can you get involved?


  • To Participate, visit our Registration Page and choose an entrance package. You’ll receive more raffle tickets the more you spend.

  • Tell us where to ship your swag bag!


  • You’ll receive an email, with a link to our Fundraising Page.

  • Fundraise as an individual, or as a team!

  • Prizes will be awarded to top 3 individual and team fundraisers.

  • Limit 10 fundraisers per team.


  • From September 18th – September 27th, go get outside!

  • Wear your Elevate Youth T-Shirt, and stay connected with teammates on Instagram and Strava.

  • Stay tuned for special offers and challenges throughout the week.


  • Join us for an exclusive Zoom award ceremony.

  • Recognize top participants, reveal the results of the raffle, and hear from our special guest speaker!

To learn more about the event and for FAQs about fundraising, head to Elevate Youth’s website, here!

Check out our interview with Elevate Youth’s founder, Alec Griswold, below!

Nonprofit of the Month: Elevate Youth

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