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Trailbliss

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Sammamish, WA   |  https://www.trailbliss.org/

Mission

TrailBliss's mission is to help others build a transformative connection with nature by exploring and engaging with the outdoors in mindful ways.

Ruling year info

2022

Principal Officer

SARVINDER MARWAHA

Main address

24213 NE 5th Pl

Sammamish, WA 98074 USA

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EIN

88-0881497

NTEE code info

Recreational, Pleasure, or Social Club (N50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

TrailBliss aims to address the increasing societal challenges related to stress, mental health issues, and overall well-being by providing accessible and nature-centric mindfulness experiences. Recognizing the modern lifestyle's demands and the detrimental impact on individuals' mental health, TrailBliss seeks to offer a solution through mindful hikes, mindfulness programs, retreats, and workshops. The goal is to create a supportive and rejuvenating environment where participants can cultivate mindfulness, reduce stress, and enhance their overall mental and emotional resilience, ultimately contributing to a healthier and more balanced community.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Mindful Hikes

Mindful nature experiences heal us, inspire us, and reminds us of our interconnectedness with the Earth and the universe. We offer free mindful hikes and yoga practice especially to the people of colors.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The primary goal of our nonprofit organization is to promote and facilitate holistic well-being by integrating mindfulness practices with outdoor experiences. We aim to accomplish several key objectives:

Enhancing Mental Health: We strive to contribute to the mental well-being of individuals by providing opportunities for mindfulness in natural settings. Through mindful hikes, programs, retreats, and workshops, we aim to reduce stress, anxiety, and promote a sense of peace and clarity.

Connecting with Nature: Our organization seeks to foster a deeper connection between individuals and the natural environment. By offering mindful hikes and outdoor retreats, we hope to inspire a sense of appreciation for nature, encouraging participants to experience the therapeutic benefits of spending time outdoors.

Community Building: We aim to create a supportive community where individuals can share their mindfulness journey and connect with like-minded people. Through workshops and group activities, we intend to build a network of individuals who can support and uplift each other in their pursuit of mindfulness.

Educational Outreach: Our organization is committed to educating the community about the benefits of mindfulness. We offer workshops and programs that not only teach mindfulness techniques but also provide information on the scientific basis behind these practices, empowering individuals to integrate mindfulness into their daily lives.

Inclusivity and Accessibility: We strive to make mindfulness practices accessible to a diverse range of individuals. This includes offering programs at various locations, creating inclusive and welcoming spaces, and considering different levels of physical abilities to ensure that everyone can participate and benefit from our offerings.

Long-Term Impact: Ultimately, our goal is to contribute to the long-term well-being of individuals and communities. By instilling mindfulness practices and a connection to nature, we hope to equip people with tools for managing stress, fostering resilience, and leading more fulfilling lives.

In summary, our nonprofit organization aims to blend the benefits of mindfulness with outdoor experiences, fostering mental well-being, community connection, and a deeper appreciation for nature among individuals from all walks of life.

Community Engagement:
Build and nurture a community of like-minded individuals who are interested in mindfulness and outdoor activities.
Utilize social media, local events, and partnerships with other organizations to expand the reach and engage the community.

Marketing and Outreach:
Develop a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote our programs and events.
Utilize online platforms, such as a website and social media, to share information about upcoming hikes, programs, and workshops.

Collaborations and Partnerships:
Collaborate with other nonprofits, or outdoor groups to enhance the impact and reach of our programs.
Forge partnerships with local parks, nature reserves, or outdoor venues to secure locations for our activities.

Diverse Program Offerings:
Provide a variety of programs, including different levels of hikes, mindfulness workshops, and retreats to cater to a diverse audience. Offer specialized programs for specific demographics, such as youth, seniors, or specific interest groups.

Accessibility and Inclusivity:
Ensure that our programs are accessible to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
Offer scholarships or sponsorships to make our retreats more inclusive and accessible to a broader audience.

Feedback and Evaluation:
Collect feedback from participants to continually improve our programs.
Regularly evaluate the impact and effectiveness of our activities, adjusting our strategies based on the insights gained.

Sustainability Practices:
Incorporate sustainable practices in our outdoor activities to minimize environmental impact.
Educate participants on the importance of environmental stewardship and mindfulness in nature.


Develop a fundraising strategy to secure the financial resources needed to sustain and expand your programs.
Explore grant opportunities from foundations and government agencies that align with your mission.
Technology Integration:

Embrace technology for online registration, virtual programs, and reaching a wider audience beyond the local community.
Develop an online presence through a website, social media, and virtual platforms to connect with individuals interested in mindfulness and outdoor activities.
By implementing these strategies, your nonprofit can effectively accomplish its goals and make a positive impact on the well-being of individuals through mindful hikes, mindfulness programs, retreats, and wo

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Trailbliss

Board of directors
as of 03/18/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

SARVINDER MARWAHA

Tara King-Taylor

Nupur Harshita

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/18/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian/Asian American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data