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“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” - John Muir 

Dear Foundation Friends,
Everything is so alive right now. Moose and bears are on the move and I hear the splashing of beavers and otters when I hike near water. Elk and bison are traveling in larger groups across wide open spaces, often stopping cars as they move through like a parade.
We are outdoor people, living on the lip of wilderness. We embrace everything outside, from the tiny pockets of nature in Town Square and our local parks and community gardens to our favorite hiking trails. It’s hard to miss nature when we live in a place built in the shadows of the Tetons. The outdoors give us shared experiences, whether in hot pools or cold rivers.
We are fortunate indeed to live in a place where open spaces and wildlife intersect our daily lives. The group of Conservation and Environment nonprofit partners that work tirelessly towards preserving, conserving, and protecting our wild spaces and wildlife are key to assuring that we continue to have outdoor experiences in this unique environment. Through their work, wildlife will continue to roam across open lands and our backyards, for the next generation as well as ours.
It’s not surprising that our community of outdoor enthusiasts is also one that loves companion animals – our furry family members. A group of nonprofit partners focuses on Animals, providing affordable pet services, rescuing and healing pets in need, and finding them caring, forever homes. These nonprofit friends have hearts as wide and deep as our valley.
I hope you will consider gifts to nonprofits working in Conservation and Environment and Animals through Old Bill’s Fun Run this year. Because everything around us is so alive.
Warm regards,
Laurie Andrews
President, Community Foundation of Jackson Hole

Participating Nonprofits:

Conservation & Environment
Astoria Park Conservancy
Charture Institute
Cougar Fund, The
Craighead Beringia South
Energy Conservation Works
Friends of the Bridger-Teton
Grand Teton National Park Foundation
Greater Yellowstone Coalition
High Mountain Pollinators & Bees
Jackson Community Recycling / Teton
  County ISWR
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance
Jackson Hole Ducks Unlimited
Jackson Hole Land Trust
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation
Jackson Wild
JH Climate Action Collective
National Parks Conservation Association
Nature Conservancy in Wyoming
Northern Rockies Conservation
  Cooperative (NRCC)
Protect Our Water Jackson Hole
Raynes Wildlife Fund, Meg and Bert
Responsible Growth Coalition
Riverwind Foundation
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Jackson
  Hole Chapter
Sierra Club Wyoming
Snake River Fund
Teton Botanical Garden
Trout Unlimited - Jackson Hole
  Chapter #051
Wilderness Society, The
Wildlife Tourism for Tomorrow Via
  the Wyldlife Fund
Wyoming Alliance for Environmental
Wyoming Outdoor Council
Wyoming Untrapped
Wyoming Wetlands Society
Wyoming Wilderness Association
Wyoming Wildlife Advocates
Wyoming Wildlife Federation
Yellowstone  - Teton Clean Cities
Animal Adoption Center
Animal Shelter - Jackson/Teton County
Dog Is My CoPilot
Jackson Hole Horse Rescue
Jackson Hole Police K-9 Auxiliary
North American Service Dog
  Foundation US
PAWS of Jackson Hole
Teton Raptor Center

During the Old Bill's application process, each nonprofit selects a “Program Area”  which is defined as the field of interest that most closely aligns with their mission. 

The complete list of Old Bill's 2022 Participating Nonprofits is available here.
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Wyoming Outdoor Council
North American Service Dog Foundation US
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation
Wyoming Wildlife Federation
The Grizzly 399 Project
High Mountain Pollinators & Bees
Pictured nonprofits:
(1st row) Wyoming Outdoor Council, North American Service Dog Foundation US
 (2nd row) Animal Adoption Center, Astoria Park Conservancy
(3rd row) Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation, Wyoming Wildlife Federation
(4th row) The Grizzly 399 Project, High Mountain Pollinators & Bees
Register to Run/Walk in Old Bill's Fun Run
Run Day: Saturday, September 10
at Jackson Elementary School Field (new location!)

Old Bill’s Fun Run will start and end at Jackson Hole Elementary School Field on Willow St. and will include a 5K and 10K run/walk, as well as a highly competitive Diaper Derby. Winners of each race will receive prize money to donate to their favorite nonprofits. Costumes and showing spirit are highly encouraged. 
Register to Run / Walk
Family-friendly fun (before and after the run)
Bring your family to enjoy all the FREE activities happening on Run Day, Saturday, September 10 at the Jackson Elementary School Field.

From 9am-12pm, kids of all ages are invited to enjoy the inflatable fun jump slide, mechanical bull, rock climbing wall, and live music; breakfast snacks, coffee and hot cocoa will be provided. More than 100 nonprofits will be hosting booths with activities like giant bubbles, basketball, arts and crafts, a low ropes course, and disc golf; plus honey bees, horses, puppies, and more!
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