Programs and Projects
Sweet Grass Health and Wellness is dedicated to our community, both to the health of the people who live here and to their efforts to enhance our way of life.
Sweet Grass Health and Wellness provides a nonprofit home and general operations for projects, such as:
- The Community Thrift Shoppe whose proceeds are donated back to the community by regularly giving to the Big Timber Food Bank, the Hearts and Hands Hospice and other community benefit groups.
- Big Timber Creative Arts which provides art scholarships, as well as education, workshops and exposure to visual and performing arts.
- The Crazy Mountain Wrestling Club, a competitive youth wrestling club with 41 members.
- Sweet Grass Recycle which promotes opportunities to retrieve and collect recyclables at little or no cost to the community.
- The Mini Movers, a fitness and activity program for children ages 2 through 5.
- Big Timber Farmers' Market, promotes the purchasing of local foods, community interaction, and economic development.
- Sweet Grass Cancer Alliance provides monetary, physical and emotional support to community members undergoing treatment.
- Active 4 Life encourages overall wellness and physical fitness for everyone regardless of physical abilities.
- Big Timber After School Club provides a safe, healthy, and fun afterschool environment for children.
Sweet Grass Health and Wellness also offers different programs to the community that help strengthen community, promote well-being, and improve health, such as:
- Fiscal Sponsorship which provides a cost-effective way for people to translate their ideas into action without the delay, expense, and hassle of establishing and managing a new seperate nonprofit. We extend our legal, corporate, and tax-exempt status to qualified projects and provide them with all the financial and administrative infrastructure of a competently managed nonprofit.
- The Recycle-A-Bicycle Program which prevents unwanted bicycles from going to waste by providing recycled bicycles to people who wouldn’t otherwise own one.
- Big Timber Bike Rodeo which teaches children of our community bike safety, and provides all children with a free helmet if they do not already own one.
- The Health and Resource Fair which connects people with available resources in the community.
- Raw Deal Run Community Fundraiser, a 6M Run and 3M Run and Walk to help support SGHW, and also raise money and support for local participating community organizations.
- Connect*Network*Learn workshops, training, and networking opportunities; information about area nonprofits, organizations, and available resources; distributing a nonprofit and community organization contact list; providing nonprofit management information, best practices, and guidance to anyone seeking it.
For more information on our programs or projects please call our office at (406) 932-3090.