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AFOW is Changing Direction

AFOW has announced its plan to dissolve as a U.S. 501(c)(3).  More information is in this article in Pique.

Our organization, through this web site, will continue to facilitate direct giving to Whistler charities and non-profits.

Under Construction

AFOW is in the process of dissolving as a U.S. 501 (c) (3) and as a Washington State Corporation.  This web site is being modified to reflect this change in direction.  Please stand by!

An Evening with AFOW

Join us on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at the Audain Art Museum.  Hear from WB COO Pete Sonntag, Mayor Jack Crompton, and AFOW President Gerry Brown.  Click on the image for a printable pdf or e-mail the information to <>


Save The Date: An Evening with AFOW


Annual Report 2017 Available

Our annual report for CY 2017 is now available. Download AFOW Annual Report 2017 or view a brief summary.

Ski and Snowboard Race to Benefit Whistler Adaptive Sports Program

American Friends of Whistler assists an American ski club, The Downhill Derelicts, in their fundraising to benefit Whistler Adaptive Sports Program.  Last year they presented a $CAD 20,000 gift to WASP and are on track to raise the bar this year.  On Tuesday, March 13, they are sponsoring a race at the Blackcomb GMC Race Center.

Inside Scoop 2014

Our 12th annual Inside Scoop will be held Monday, December 29th at Millennium Place. Reception at 5:00 followed at 6:00 by an insider’s presentation from WB Senior Vice President Stuart Rempel and perspectives on the impact of AFOW on the Whistler community from grantee organizations. RSVP here.