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Wake Trip to the Cabin

JSAW took a trip to the lake up north for the weekend to wakeboard and wakesurf. We spent just over 16 hours on the water in 3 days. Some of our generous donors provided a newly remodeled lake home for us in Aikin and a Super Air Nautique GS20 wakeboat. We spent the weekend talking about what God has given to us and how we are called to be givers too. In our devotions each Read more…

Cali Dream Trip Recap

JSAW recently took the opportunity to take some kids on a dream skate trip all the way to Los Angeles, California. We found great local food, visited some cool shops and visited different skateparks, seeing and skating with some pro’s. We also hit up the streets of LA for some fun street skating at legendary skate spots. Each night of the trip we did Bible study on why God wants us to pray and what Read more…

Des Moines IA Dew Tour Trip

Des Moines IA Dew Tour Trip We planned a trip to visit the new skatepark in Des Moines, Iowa. It is now the largest skatepark in America and was home to the Dew Tour and the United States only Olympic qualifying event for skateboarding. JSAW brought 10 skaters for the weekend and we all had a blast skating and meeting all the pro’s who were there competing in the event. Josiah, one of the Rider Read more…

2020 Fundraiser & Rail Jam Recap

This year JSAW brought the annual fundraiser together with our ski/snowboard rail jam at Help Boardshop. Just over 100 people attended including 52 riders who competed on the snowpark and skatepark. It was quite cold, but nothing we Minnesotans couldn't handle! The Brick Oven Pizza bus was baking some incredible pizza's and Caribou donated plenty of hot chocolate and coffee. The donors that attended were excited to see the ministry in action and hear them Read more…

Volunteer Spotlight – Teresa Taylor

I have been married to my hubby Pete for 28 years. Our son Sam is 14 and loves skateboarding. I work full time as a national Licensing Supervisor for Coldwell Banker Realty and have my own Pampered Chef business as an Independent Consultant. My hobbies are cooking and baking, reading and watching Hallmark movies 🙂 I am passionate about bringing JOY to peoples’ lives and helping people reach their goals. I was raised in a Read more…