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Whet Foundation’s Destination Donations collects widely used, simple materials for non-profit organizations in the destinations Whet Travel services. Items needed depend on the beneficiary, and may include clothing, shoes, bed sheets, toiletries, school supplies, or educational materials.

If you’re interested in donating items to a Destination Donation, read below for a list of opportunities. With questions on the process or to send goods via mail, contact Reed at Reed@v2rgroup.com

Groove Cruise LA 2014 – October 2nd - October 5th
Los Angeles, CA to Catalina Island & Ensenada, Mexico

Whet Foundation will provide packed backpacks to children at the Ciudad de Angeles orphanage in Ensenada, Mexico. Ciudad de Angeles provides a safe & healthy environment for orphaned, abandoned, abused and needy children living in Mexico.


WANT TO DONATE TO THE CAUSE?
A. Donation bins will be available at the Captain’s Desk while you board Groove Cruise LA 2014
B. Bins will be marked “DESTINATION DONATIONS”
C. Accepted items include:

1. BACKPACKS FOR SCHOOL
2. GIRLS’ CLOTHING
Black dress flats, up to US size 10
White tennis shoes, US sizes 5 ‐ 8
Bras: sizes 32 ‐38; training bras, sports bras
Underwear: up to adult size 7
White, cotton, button up blouses for school (all sizes)
Socks – long, white, knee‐high dress socks (all sizes)

3. BOYS’ CLOTHING
Casual slacks for school: black, waste sizes 8 – 16; gray / beige / blue, sizes 28 ‐ 32
Boxer undershorts for boys, 12-18 years
Black dress shoes, US sizes 6-11
Solid white tennis shoes, US sizes 6–11
Belts

4. TOILETRIES
Bath soap
Shampoo
Sunscreen
Toothbrushes
tooth paste
bath sponges

WANT TO JOIN THE WHET TEAM TO DELIVER THE ITEMS IN ENSENADA?

A. Item delivery schedule will be available the week of the cruise
B. Each team member will carry a packed backpack off the ship to donate to a child at the orphanage
C. Comfortable clothing & footwear is suggested for the trip
D. Transportation will be provided



WIN BACKSTAGE PASSES ON GCLA 2014!!

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WIN BACKSTAGE PASSES for you and a guest to meet your favorite Groove Cruise DJ’s during #GCLA2014! Each $10 donation earns (1) entry into each night’s raffle drawing for backstage passes. (1) winner per night of the Groove Cruise. Winners will be notified after the drawing, and winning passes will be awarded during cruise check in. All proceeds of the Backstage Raffle benefit the Whet Foundation. Maximum 10 entries per cruiser.

Whet Foundation offers exciting experiences to deserving children in South Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico. Whet Foundation’s mission is twofold:
1) To positively affect deserving kids in the destinations in which the clients of Whet Travel visit.
2) To develop its ‘Community Captains’ program in South Florida for underprivileged children ages 10-14.

Community Captains encourages participants to accomplish community improvement goals, developing leadership qualities. Program graduates are rewarded with a once-in-a lifetime travel experience in collaboration with further leadership programming.

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Whet Foundation was conceived to develop the leaders of tomorrow through programs and initiatives centered on positive involvement in the community, and in one’s self. By completing the goals set forth by the Whet Foundation in its’ programs and initiatives, youth participants can earn exciting experiences granted by Whet Foundation. Program graduates are rewarded with a once-in-a lifetime travel experience in collaboration with further leadership programming.

Whet Foundation’s mission is twofold:

1) To positively affect deserving kids in the destinations in which the clients of Whet Travel visit.

2) To develop its ‘Community Captains’ program in South Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico for underprivileged children ages 10-14.

Community Captains accomplish specific community improvement goals and develop leadership qualities.
For all info, please see www.WhetFoundation.org