Over $6 Million

Disbursed since inception in 2009

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$1.5 Million

in Empowerment Camps & Grants Funding in 2022

Over 500 Total

High Fives athletes served

Individuals & Veterans

From 42 States + Canada funded

Over 1,000 grants funded

since inception in 2009

Empowered 305

First time experiences

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HEALTHCARE,
WE PROVIDE HUMAN CARE

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HEALTHCARE,
WE PROVIDE HUMAN CARE

Over $6 Million

Disbursed since inception in 2009

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$1.5 Million

in Empowerment Camps & Grants Funding in 2022

Over 500 Total

High Fives athletes served

Individuals & Veterans

From 42 States + Canada funded

Over 1,000 grants funded

since inception in 2009

Empowered 305

First time experiences

HIGH FIVES ADAPTIVE SPORTS

HIGH FIVES ATHLETES

Eric Lazar

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Surf

Meet Eric

Patrick Mitchell

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Bike

Meet Patrick

Andrew Carpenter

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Surf

Meet Andrew

Tara Shetterly

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Bike

Meet Tara

Cody Baker

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Bike

Meet Cody

Erik Hjeltnes

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Bike

Meet Erik

Shane Farver

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Climbing

Meet Shane

Ryan O’Neill

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Bike

Meet Ryan

RJ Roggeveen

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Surf

Meet RJ

Eli Workman

ADAPTIVE SPORT

Ski

Meet Eli

THE EMPOWERMENT FUND GRANT IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

 

THE HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION

We are the safety net of the outdoor community.

High Fives focuses on preventing life-changing injuries and provides resources and hope if they happen. Created as a way to "pay-it-forward" in 2009 after the founder's own recovery, the Foundation has since expanded to help hundreds of injured individuals and veterans from across the country. The High Fives Foundation is a California-based, national 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.

HIGH FIVES STORIES

Heat Socks for a Cause

HOTRONIC x High Fives Foundation Collaboration BOOTDOC-HOTRONIC, part of the WINTERSTEIGER group, is excited to announce their first ever Heat Sock collab. The number one … Read more

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12th Annual Matthew Scott Roberds Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

12th Annual Matthew Scott Roberds Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Presented By Tito’s Vodka, Charlotte’s Web,  Fat Tire Amber Ale, MicroLumen High Performance Medical and Surgical … Read more

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2022 Waco Surf x High Fives Foundation

Veterans and adaptive athletes meet up at Waco Surf in Texas The High Fives Foundation and Adaptive Training Foundation met up at Waco Surf for … Read more

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2022 Vermont Bike Days

2022 Killington Bike Day 2022 Blueberry Lake Bike Day

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A letter from an Athlete | Mike Garrison

Letters From an Athlete is a series that focuses on showcasing some of our Athletes, who are proud to represent and be supported by High … Read more

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High Fives Athlete Ira Edwards Shares his passion for the outdoors with others

Letters From an Athlete is a series that focuses on showcasing some of our Athletes who are proud to represent and be supported by High … Read more

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2022 Northstar Bike Day

Just like that, another year has passed and we are back at Northstar Mountain for our adaptive bike shred fest thank you to the Epic … Read more

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2022 Sky Tavern Bike Days

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2022 Milk Bowl featuring High Fives Foundation

Thanks to Monster Energy Cares, Microlumen, Darn Tough Vermont, and Village Grocery.

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Casting flies and telling lies | High Fives Tahoe Fish Camp

Fishing is potentially overlooked as something that High Fives really enjoys. Surfing waves in Maui or Shredding bike trails at Northstar are obviously exciting and … Read more

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HIGH FIVES VIDEOS

Helmets Are Cool B.A.S.I.C.S. 2021

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Navigating the Mountain as an Adaptive Skier B.A.S.I.C.S. 2021

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Ride Another Day B.A.S.I.C.S. 2021

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Chairlift Safety B.A.S.I.C.S. 2021

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Gear Maintenance B.A.S.I.C.S. 2021

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REACH | Radically Empower an Athlete’s Commitment to Healing

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High Fives Athletes Thank You!

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Introducing Military to the Mountains at Granby Ranch

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QUADRILYZED | The Journey of Jason Abraham

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High Five The Wave Lake Tahoe 2020

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