Last year I reached out to all of you asking for you to please help me sponsor two campers to attend YMCA Camp Ernst. I told you my personal story, how I spent many, many, many awesome summers at camp, starting as a camper (many moons ago in the 80's!) and what a life changing experience it was for me.
The truth is Camp Ernst has helped form me in to the person I am today. I recently received the Forty Under Forty award and they asked me, "You have a $100,000 to donate to charity. Which one and why?" Without hesitation I answered: YMCA Camp Ernst. I had the privilege of “growing up” there as a camper to a counselor and now on the Board. I was able to witness first hand the changes a kid can experience in just one week at camp. It’s more than just enjoying nature and sleeping away from home, it’s a chance for kids to grow and learn. To be able to give that opportunity to a child who cannot afford it otherwise brings me great joy.
I ask you that you join me in my mission to help kids who wouldn't otherwise have the chance to experience our amazing awesome 365 acres. It changes lives ... join me in changing a kid's life!