Fall at the Audain Art Museum

Join us on Thursday, December 29, for a very special AFOW event at the Audain Art Museum. For further information on what’s happening at the AAM:


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Whistler Film Festival supported by AFOW

Experience Canada’s Coolest Film Festival November 30-December 4, 2016.

For further information: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1110239358266&ca=6814e6d4-cf92-4e57-a952-e4fe3f9b31f7



AFOW Inside Scoop – Save the Date

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50 Years of Going Beyond

A great video about Whistler Blackcomb in the early days. Enjoy.

Audain Art Museum Newsletter

Learn about all the events happening at the Audain Art Museum in their newsletter. http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=8b63a979daa760f38b0583429&id=3722a564d8&e=a538011593

American Friends of Whistler is a proud supporter of this iconic Whistler feature.

We will soon share information about an AFOW special event at the Audain Art Museum.

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2015 Annual Report

Another year has passed and through your generous donations American Friends of Whistler continues to make a difference in, for many of us, our second community. Over the years we have been able to assist a great number of organizations across a very diverse group of initiatives.  It can only be done with your help and we hope you share our excitement for what has been achieved over the years.

For more details about AFOW the 2015 Annual Report follows:

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AFOW Grant Vital to Whistler Community Services Programs

The funding AFOW provides to WCSS is vital to the strength of the Food Bank, Healthy Choices and the Support Network of Whistler (SNOW). This funding improves the lives of many people, building a stronger, healthier Whistler.

For further information on the work done by WCSS go to www.mywcss.org

WCCS thank youthank Jan 2016




American Friends of Whistler Grant made to WCSS

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Recent AFOW Board Meeting Awards $73,000 to Whistler Charities

At the December, 2015 AFOW Board meeting more than $73,000 was granted to several Whistler non-profits, including: Whistler Search and Rescue, Canadian Society of Mountain Medicine, Whistler Community Services Society and Whistler Sailing Association.

AFOW mission is to raise and distribute funds for health and human services, culture and the arts, environmental protection and outdoor recreation, to enhance the community, benefit the population and foster greater understanding and friendship between the Canadian and American people.

Members of AFOW believe Whistler is an extraordinary place, and that by becoming involved philanthropically in the community, the community benefits, and AFOW members gain by becoming more closely associated with the local people and issues.

Since its founding in 2002, almost $1.4 million has been raised and distributed to local charities.

For more information about AFOW go to http://www.afow.org or follow us on Facebook.


Radar the Rescue Dog, 2nd Edition with New Foreword


The second edition of Radar the Rescue Dog is out with one major change – the foreword is now written by “The Right Honourable Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau”, who spent time in Whistler as a snowboard instructor.

A grant from AFOW helped make this publication happen.