The Hoods to Woods Foundation is a organization that promotes awareness of the outdoors to inner city children ages 11 – 17 through year-round activities such as snowboarding, indoor rock climbing, camping, hiking and more! Using environmental awareness, writing and the use of new media tools that allow youth to document their outdoor experience, the program is designed to build confidence and facilitate individual discovery.

Hoods to Woods season kick off fundraiser with OvR Ride Thursday, November 19th

Posted on: November 15th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Join us Thursday for a fundraiser to help us bring our FREE Snowboarding program to teens in Brooklyn as we partner with OvR Ride. There will be $5 raffls for cool give aways from YES Snowboards. See you Thursday, November 19th at Hotel Chantell NYC. Please join our mailing list by going to the “join our mailing list” button on the left side of this page more details and surprises!

Hoods to Woods Fundraiser for the 2015 Snowboard program

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by admin No Comments

In a few weeks we are kicking off the beginning of the season with one of many party fundraisers to help us bring our FREE Snowboarding program to teens in Brooklyn as we partner with Function Higher Thursdays. There will be a $5 raffle for cool give aways from Nike Skateboarding, Flux Bindings, Arc’teryx, Lakai Limited Footwear and more! See you Thursday, November 13th 9p-12a at Putnam’s Pub at 419 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Please join our mailing list by going to the “join our mailing list” button on the left side of this page more details and surprises!

Hunter Mountain annual Hell Track downhill Slalom & Fundraiser

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by admin No Comments

We are looking for Volunteers to help us grill burgers during the contest to raise funds for our outdoor programs at Hunter Mountain, March 22nd. 9am to 4pm. We had a blast last year watching Snowboarders ride one of the craziest slalom course events on the Northeast! We also raised money to help support our programs. The event is open to the public and riders that want to participate should arrive early to sign up. If you’re interested in volunteering please email

Hoods to Woods Foundation and OvRride 2013-14 Season kick off party and benefit in NYC.

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 by admin No Comments

It’s finally here on the Northeast… YES it’s winter! and YES we are going to celebrate this much awaited seasonal shift where we all start booking Snowboarding trips and head to the hill! OVRide is one of NYC’s premiere travel companies and a HUGE supporter of our efforts to introduce inner city teens to the outdoors through Snowboarding, indoor rock climbing, Hiking, and New media studies. During the night we’ll screen the new “YES Missions” movie and will raffle off a brand new YES board to a lucky winner! AND there will be product give aways all night! This event is FREE to the public. See you there!

Hoods to Woods Silent Art Auction at House of Art Bed-Stuy. Featuring the work of Dean Blotto Grey

Posted on: September 5th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Come Join us for a evening of art, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a great social cause! 100% of the proceeds help fund our 2014 Snowboard program. Your donation of $50 provides FREE programming to families in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Fort Greene, Bushwhick, East New York and Brownsville. this is our fifth year bringing Snowboarding to teens in Brooklyn who haven’t had the opportunity to be exposed to the great outdoors. Your donations last year helped us start a new Chapter in Brownsville to better serve the immediate need for the outer lying regions of East Brooklyn. Click here for advance tickets. Your purchase automatically puts you in our raffle give a away!

How to use less paper towels every day in a few simple steps!

Posted on: June 15th, 2013 by admin No Comments

One of our goals with Hoods to Woods is to build awareness of the great outdoors inner city youth combined with environmental responsibility. Here is a great example of how we can begin to make a impact on the environment. Not the answer, but we can all pitch in by doing something so basic that we over look every day! Please watch and repost to friends and family.

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Hoods to Woods X Fight The City Fundraiser May 9th!

Posted on: May 6th, 2013 by admin No Comments

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We are really excited about partnering with Fight The City for a special event auctioning off limited edition hand painted boxing gloves by world renown artists from Justin Carty to Borbay. Part of the nights proceeds will benefit all of Hoods to Woods Foundation outdoor and new media programs. The Auction will take place at The Time Hotel at 224 W 49th St, New York 7p-10p

Hoods to Woods X Good Wood NYC Limited edition bracelet

Posted on: November 24th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Good news! The Hoods to Woods Foundation and Good Wood NYC has come together to produce a limited edition bracelet that will help fund our outdoor programs. We are huge fans of Good Wood NYC and they are fans of what we do as well! We thought it would be cool to make a bracelet to raise money for our outdoor programs. You can purchase the bracelet here at Bird’s Eye Board shop. There are only 100 bracelets available so don’t miss out!

Santigold is Guest curator at Rock Paper Scissors

Posted on: November 16th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Santigold is not just a musician and board member of Hoods to Woods, but a lover of art! Recently she became guest curator on Rock Photo Paper, a super cool web site filled with photography from various photographers around the world that you can purchase for your own collection. Check out Santigold’s selection of some of her favorite photos. Also make sure you get a copy of her new album “Master of My Make-Believe”


Snowboarding Program

Posted on: November 15th, 2012 by admin 1 Comment

We started our first Snowboard program four years ago before we became an official non profit at Mt. Creek, NJ. See what a day on the mountain is like with our teens. Learning to overcome challenges & fears.

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