Dave Dekema Holiday Toy Drive
Dave Dekema Holiday Toy Drive
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The Snowshoe Foundation

Dedicated to Enhancing the Quality of Life in Our Local Communities

Supporting Communities of Pocahontas, Webster, & Randolph County, WV

The Snowshoe Foundation supports local communities in Pocahontas, Webster, & Randolph County, WV.

The Snowshoe Foundation is dedicated to providing financial support to local community-based organizations whose activities provide benefits to the communities in Central West Virginia.

The Foundation began as an initiative to enhance the quality of life within our local communities. We are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving the children and families of Webster, Pocahontas, Randolph, and surrounding counties. Our board of directors is comprised of committed individuals from these areas who actively seek to provide help and hope to area residents. The Snowshoe Foundation is a distinct entity from Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

Money Distributed to the Community


Davis & Elkins Highlands
Scholar Program


Smoke Detector Program






Treasure Commissions & Food Vendors


Toy Drive

Get Involved: Participate in Our Four Main Fundraisers

The Snowshoe Foundation organizes four major fundraising events each year to support our grant and scholarship programs, as well as numerous charitable organizations and worthwhile community endeavors that strengthen our communities. Along with several other initiatives during the year, we proudly host the Ice Dinner, Foundation Golf Tournament, Treasure on the Mountain Raffle, and Dave Dekema Toy Drive. When you combine these fundraising events with the regular donations given by our generous contributors and the efforts of our dedicated volunteers, the Snowshoe Foundation has become a distinguished and integral element enabling local residents to achieve an enhanced quality of life. We invite all who are able to get involved. Join us and experience the enduring satisfaction of making a difference.


June 10, 2022

Golf Tournament

When golf great Gary Player finished designing the Raven Golf Course, he was left in awe by its scenery: “I have yet to see a course that compares with this one for mountain beauty.” It’s only appropriate that such an incredible golf tournament be held in such inspiring scenes. The Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament is a four-person best ball tournament. Prizes for standard golf tournaments are provided along with a live auction that will leave you salivating over the items. Great Golf, Incredible Course, Quality Food and Drink, and Wonderful Prizes – You’ve got to experience the Snowshoe Foundation Golf Tournament!

August 6, 2022

On The Mountain

It’s mind-blowing! Buying a raffle ticket for the Treasure on the Mountain Raffle sponsored by the Snowshoe Foundation enters you in the best raffle contest in West Virginia. Located on the top of Snowshoe Mountain with incredible food and drink vendors, awesome entertainment, and hundreds of festive patrons, all of your senses will experience euphoria (even if you don’t have a winning ticket)!

Annual Event

Dave Dekema
Holiday Toy Drive

Many local families can use a helping hand, especially during the holiday season. A toy can bring joy and hope to the life of a child. The Snowshoe Foundation invites individuals and businesses to donate to our annual Holiday Toy Drive, which honors the life of a great leader, our dear friend and community member, David Dekema. Direct donations for our 2021 Holiday Toy Drive will be accepted throughout the year. We welcome your participation. We humbly thank you for your decision to donate holiday joy to local children during this year's season of lights.

Event Cancelled


Each February, the Ice Dinner provides the best live entertainment, incredible food, and the most fun that can be had on the mountain. Whether you’re enjoying the company of those in attendance or trying to win one of the many auction items, the Snowshoe Foundation puts on a magical evening. One of the best ways to donate to the Foundation is to secure your tickets today and attend the Ice Dinner. It may just be one of the most magical evenings of your life.

Being a Good Neighbor: Addressing Challenges to Help Local Families

“The Snowshoe Foundation strives to be the good neighbor to families in the local communities that surround us. It is a privilege to live in this area of the state, yet some unique challenges exist that highly populated areas do not deal with. There are multiple needs that our smaller communities face, and the Foundation prides itself on helping these communities and the families within overcome these challenges. Stronger communities are better for everyone. Whether rebuilding a fence around a local baseball field, helping provide funding for local food banks, supporting healthier lifestyle events, or supplementing higher education scholarships, the Snowshoe Foundation is dedicated to being a good neighbor during good times, as well as difficult moments.”

Ways You Can Donate

Make a One time Direct Donation to The Snowshoe Foundation through PayPal.

One time Direct Donation

Follow our link below to make a direct, one time donation to our foundation. When you donate to the Snowshoe Foundation, your donation will be utilized to improve the quality of life for multiple, small-town communities
in Central West Virginia.

Donate Today

Use the Amazon Smile Program to donate a percentage of your Amazon purchases to the Snowshoe Foundation at no extra cost to you.

Amazon Smile Program

Want to do more for the community with purchases that you already make? The Amazon Smile program donates a percentage of your Amazon purchases to the Snowshoe Foundation at no extra cost to you. Just be sure to select “Snowshoe Foundation” and shop under the smile.amazon.com link.

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Snowshoe Foundation News

October 07, 2021


[Snowshoe, WV] – The Snowshoe Foundation has announced a successful conclusion of their main fundraising event of 2021, the 12th Annual Treasure on the Mountain Raffle.

Despite a challenging year for the world, our nation, and local communities, the Snowshoe Foundation’s 12th Annual Treasure on the Mountain Raffle came back stronger than ever. With 5,000 tickets sold in record-breaking time, Treasure on the Mountain event attendees took over Snowshoe Mountain for a day of amazing prizes, exciting side raffles, delicious food – and most importantly, a lot of fun raising money to support local communities.

August 07, 2021

Winner of the 3:00 – Apple Watch
Ticket number 5055 – Allie Knight LUKE STEPHENS

Winner of the 3:05 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 5322 – ERNEST LILLY

Winner of the 3:10 – $1500 Kitchen Aid Small Appliance Package
Ticket number 2644 – COLLEEN CLARKE

Winner of the 3:15 – 13″ Apple Mac Book Pro
Ticket number 0844 – ROGER HOLLIDAY

Winner of the 3:20 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 8010 – MARIANNE RHEA

Winner of the 3:25 – 6 day/6 night Luxury Costa Rica Family Vacation ($10,000 Value!)
Ticket number 6860 – DENNY LONG

Winner of the 3:30 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 3932 – ALLYSON CHANDLER

Winner of the 3:35 – $1,000 North Face Shopping Spree
Ticket number 2579 – JUSTIN WAGONER

Winner of the 3:40 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 7712 – DELBERT DAVIS

Winner of the 3:45 – Snowshoe Lift and Lodging Package
Ticket number 3309 – BRIAN FOX

Winner of the 3:50 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 1698 – LAURA MCINTOSH

Winner of the 3:55 – Engraved Sig P238 .380 ACP w/ Crimson Trace Green Laser
Ticket number 8446 – ROSA M. MONTGOMERY

Winner of the 4:00 – 2021 Ford Bronco Sport
Ticket number3933 – BECKY FARMER

Winner of the 4:05 – Trek Fuel EX8 Mountain Bike
Ticket number 9352 – SUE LOWMAN

Winner of the 4:10 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 9110 – MELLISA SOUTHERN

Winner of the 4:15 – 60 ‘ HD Smart TV
Ticket number 6072 – NATHAN COMER

Winner of the 4:20 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 7790 – CATHY TROXELL

Winner of the 4:25 – Apple Watch
Ticket number 6358 – LESLIE MARKLE

Winner of the 4:30 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 7365 – ELIZABETH RYAN

Winner of the 4:35 – 2021 Can Am Outlander 450 ATV
Ticket number 8733 – TIFFANY TAYLOR

Winner of the 4:40 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 7919 – CHARLES MARTIN JR

Winner of the 4:45 – 14 Carat Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
Ticket number 1426 – JEFF OWENS

Winner of the 4:50 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 8118 – MARLENE D ISEMAN

Winner of the 4:55 – Remington R1 1911 .45ACP
Ticket number 3792 – KAREN LARRY

Winner of the 5:00 – 2021 Chevrolet Trail Blazer
Ticket number 4920 – TERRY FREY

Winner of the 5:05 – $1000 Yeti Cooler Package
Ticket number 5227 – JOSEPH HENGY

Winner of the 5:10 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 6276 – TRAVIS GWIN

Winner of the 5:15 – Mens Seiko Divers Solar Watch FNE435
Ticket number 8102 – JIMMY BLAKE

Winner of the 5:20 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 3416 – JEREMY BROOKS

Winner of the 5:25 – 780 Treager Wood Pellet Grille
Ticket number 1515 – CYNTHIA S. HAMMER

Winner of the 5:30 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 3025 – JANET M BRISCOE

Winner of the 5:35 – 2021 Polaris RZR XP 1000 Sport
Ticket number 5674 – BOBBY J HAMRICK

Winner of the 5:40 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 0526 – ALEISHA MORGAN

Winner of the 5:45 – $500 Bose Sound System Shopping Spree
Ticket number 9793 – NANCY RUSSELL

Winner of the 5:50 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 1785 – RONNIE ROBERTSON

Winner of the 5:55 – Ruger American 6mm Rifle
Ticket number 1018 – CHRIS BROWN

Winner of the 6:00 – 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Ticket number 8660 – MICHELLE MITCHELL

Winner of the 6:05 – GoPro Hero 9 Action Camera
Ticket number 2762 – RAYNARD SAYLOR

Winner of the 6:10 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 4648 – HEATHER GIVENS

Winner of the 6:15 – 60 ‘ HD Smart TV
Ticket number 3102 – BRIAN WALSH

Winner of the 6:20 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 9860 – MARY CHAPMAN

Winner of the 6:25 – Glock G44 Semi Auto Pistol
Ticket number 5377 – MIKE HONCE

Winner of the 6:30 – $500 Pandora Braclet Prize Package
Ticket number 1894 – ASHTON BENNETT

Winner of the 6:35 – Cash $1,000
Ticket number 7563 – CHAD BALDWIN

Winner of the 6:40 – Cash $2,500
Ticket number 9605 – LARRY KEELING

Winner of the 6:45 – 6 day/ 6 night South African Safari for Two +Airfare ($10,000 Value!)
Ticket number 7982 – VALARIE MONICO

Winner of the 6:50 – Cash $15,000
Ticket number 1916 – JOHN TALBOTT

Winner of the 6:55 – Cash $50,000
Ticket number 9018 – SCOTT MILLICAN

Winner of the 7:00 – 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
Ticket number 1230 – MASON KIRBLETON
Thank you all for your support and looking forward to 2022’s Treasure on the Mountain

$10 Tent Winners

Lottery Tickets – Pam Shearer
GoPro Fusion – Ken Westfall
Yeti Package – Kathy Rahall
Vera Bradley – Laurie Weese
Microsoft Surface – Stephanie Martin

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