SAVE THE WHALES INC

Rating: 4.87 stars   83 reviews

Issues: Environment

Location: 1192 Waring St Seaside CA 93955 USA

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2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 95-3263536
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

The staff are wonderful people, dedicated to educating people on the connection of human actions to our rivers and oceans. Also commited to working with underpriveledged communities who usually to do not get this information. Hugely important program!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

connecting people's everyday lives with our rivers and oceans.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

More spanish speakers

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

great staff with an important message

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

great!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Make a wonderful impact on cleaning up our watersheds and ocean!

Ways to make it better...

Doing the Watershed model in Spanish would be very helpful to ESL students and adults.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Funding, more funding, more staff = more outreach

One thing I'd also say is that...

Go Save the Whales!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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4 people found this review helpful

I had Save the Whales make a presentation in my college course and a number of students who are passionate about education and the environment decided to volunteer in the STWs water quality educational program. My students loved it and learned quite a bit about water quality and educating disadvantaged youth.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The impact it had on my students.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-2-01

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6 people found this review helpful

Save the Whales brought their Whales On Wheels educational program into my classroom on several occasions. I teach at-risk teens in an alternative public school setting. I was amazed to see how Whales On Wheels engaged my students with their hands-on environmental learning experiences. Everyone learned more about local ecology and environmental stewardship. This is a fantastic non-profit.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my classroom!

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing my students, who are at-risk teens, engaged in learning about environmental stewardship.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

inspiring.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-11-01

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8 people found this review helpful

Our Chapter has worked concurrently on projects including recently as two of the joint sponsors of the Viva Vaquita! website, a tool in the fight to save the Vaquita, a harbor porpoise that lives only in the north part of the Gulf of California. They have been great partners in the effort. Save the Whales' mission, as it relates to educating the youth of our world to the need for marine conservation in general and for whale conservation in particular is obviously key. Reaching the youth is the key to a successful future. The science on which their educational programs are based is sound and the overall need to restore the worlds oceans to a state where they can maintain their balance is well recognized. Save the Whales is doing an important job and targeting an important audience.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

create a larger infrastructure to get the Save the Whales message out to more of the youth of America and the world. They could continue to make use of available technology to further enable a distance learning component. Existing programs could be furt

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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