With more than 25,000 participants sliding a total of 2,090 miles, Great Wolf Resorts raised over $250,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters last weekend.
For twelve hours on Saturday, June 11, Great Wolf Lodge hosted its Second Annual World's Largest Waterslide-athon at all 11 of its resorts throughout North America.
For every guest who took a trip down the designated waterslide at each resort during the event, $1 was donated by the company to Big Brothers Big Sisters. This contribution, along with numerous other fundraising activities held throughout the weekend, combined for a grand total that doubled the amount raised during last year's inaugural event.
The weekend kicked off with a visit from multi-platinum recording artist, actor, television personality, and Big Brother Nick Lachey to the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason on Friday, June 10. Lachey rallied communities nationwide to join in the fun to benefit the mentoring organization.
"I'm honored to have helped Great Wolf Lodge reach its goal of raising $250,000 for an organization that I have been so passionate about for many years," said Lachey. "Because of the money raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters this weekend, 250 kids will be matched with mentors that will help them grow and succeed in life."