Donate: Year-End Campaign

Year-End Fundraising Campaign

Our year-end fundraising campaign is kicking off at the end of November and will go through the end of the year, including Giving Tuesday on December 3rd. You can help us serve even more youth throughout the Salish Sea region in the coming year when you donate today!
Why should I donate?
Your donation of any size supports our primary work serving children and teens from schools and youth groups in our region and those who are able to travel to Puget Sound. All youth programs are subsidized (it costs approximately 40 percent more to deliver shipboard programs than we are able to charge schools) and a number of schools from underserved communities request additional scholarship support.

What am I supporting when I donate?
Your gift to Sound Experience will be used to ensure that young people can continue to raise the sails, take the helm and learn how their daily actions make a difference for the future of our marine environment…and the world we share. Some young people will become inspired to consider marine-related and maritime careers, and all will experience the importance of stewardship. We think there are few better platforms for engagement than a historic tall ship. Your financial support will keep Adventuress sailing “not for one, but for all.”

What is Giving Tuesday?
Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. To learn more or get involved, please visit

Donate today and bring more youth aboard in 2020!

Sound Experience is a recognized tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID: 91-6170893

Your gift will:

  • Subsidize and/or provide scholarships to students who would otherwise not be able to come aboard
  • Help to maintain Adventuress as a National Historic Landmark and powerful education platform
  • Develop strategic partnerships to expand education and maritime workforce development opportunities
  • Inspire protection of the Salish Sea in students and the public
Check out this wonderful and inspiring video made by ArcMedia Studios!