Some people call her by the first part of her name (Abi), some call her by the last (Gail), we picked the middle and call her Beagle. Abi is a junior at University of Georgia in Athens and spends her spare time hanging out with her middle school WyldLife students or watching Netflix.
Breton comes to GOAT all the way from Chicago, Illinois. Not only is he our first ever intern from Chicago, he’s our sweatiest intern – he rides his bike everywhere. Breton has one more year before he graduates from Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Biblical Studies and music.
This blog post took me a while to write. I started over, and started over and realized I would never be able to write everything that I truly felt. Everything that grows encounters change. Plants, people, organizations – all change as they grow. And often times, we as humans don’t like change. Over five years […]
Not even halfway through our planning session for our 2015 fall break trip – our Adventure Team had an epiphany. They realized that we were going on a serious rock climbing trip and that meant they needed to get serious about rock climbing – it was time to start training. We climb nearly every week […]
For over six years, we have been planning, coordinating and executing the highest quality outdoor trips possible for at-risk kids all over South Carolina. Since 2009 we’ve provided these trips for free for over 6,000 students and have meticulously planned each trip. As we began to plan more advanced trips for our Adventure Team students, […]
Our Adventure Team program is by far the coolest thing that we do at GOAT. It began as an accident a few years ago and has since grown to be a part of everything we do here. You can read more about the program on our website, but the short of it is that the […]
As we enter the final quarter of the calendar (and fiscal for us) year, we find ourselves in a similar yet different situation as an organization. Our summer is by far the busiest part of the year and when we spend most of our financial resources. As non-profits typically look towards the fundraising-friendly fourth quarter, […]