Category: In the News

December 6, 2019

9th Annual Thrive! Classic Golf Tournament, a great success.

The 9th annual Watermark for Kids Thrive! Classic Charity Golf Tournament welcomed over 120 golfers to the Omni Tucson National golf course on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The annual golf tournament is the largest fundraiser for the nonprofit committed to empowering under-served kids to thrive. The funds raised will help kids express their character, leadership, […]

March 14, 2018

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Supports Local Girl’s Journey to the Special Olympics

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay and Watermark for Kids have driven another child’s passion, this time galloping through new educational terrain in means of horseback riding and pure happiness. Elizabeth Backman, 17, loves horseback riding and it has played an important role in her growth as a young adult. Watermark for Kids has sponsored […]

August 28, 2017

Watermark for Kids Donation Funds Soccer Scholarships

Watermark for Kids has donated $4,300 to Livermore Fusion Soccer Club’s scholarship fund. Nancy Harrison, Executive Director of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens commented, “Watermark for Kids allows us to help kids achieve their dreams. Fusion Soccer is such a great avenue, through sportsmanship, hard work, great fun, and leadership, for young people to experience […]

February 22, 2017

The Watermark at East Hill Brings Generations Together With Trip to the Nation’s Capital

An article was published on on June 13th, 2016. To read the fill article, please click here. Residents from The Watermark at East Hill joined by Boy Scouts from Troop 158 and 58 set out on a three-day trip to Washington. As part of a pilot program designed by Jim Bain, Director of Dining Services […]

February 22, 2017

Local Girl Scout Partners with The Watermark at Trinity

The Watermark at Trinity is involved with a wonderful program called Watermark for Kids. Watermark for Kids is a non-profit organization that sponsors underserved children ages 6-22. Sponsorships come in various forms based on the application provided. Each applicant is encouraged to apply with a project that expresses their creativity, compassion, and leadership. Nominees are […]

February 20, 2017

Why Watermark Communities Are Bankrolling Local Kids

The following article was published on, published on January 13th, 2016. To read the original article published, please click here. Watermark Retirement Communities, one of the largest senior housing providers in the country, created Watermark for Kids, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered and chartered in Arizona, Watermark’s headquarters to connect with other generations […]

February 2, 2017

Community Engagement: Being A Resource For All Generations

The following article was published on, published on January 27th, 2016. To read the original article published, please click here. Creating an environment where long-term residents and associates are satisfied is a goal common to all retirement communities. The leaders and innovators in our industry recognize that the shortest route to satisfaction is engagement. […]