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High Fives Foundation

    IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HEALTHCARE, WE PROVIDE HUMAN CARE

    $4.6 MILLION

    DISBURSED SINCE INCEPTION IN 2009

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    $905,334

    DISBURSED TOWARDS GRANTS & CAMPS IN 2019

    329 TOTAL

    HIGH FIVES ATHLETES SERVED

    INDIVIDUALS & VETERANS

    FROM 38 STATES + CANADA FUNDED

    57 ADAPTIVE

    SPORTS CAMPS HOSTED

    EMPOWERED 199

    FIRST TIME EXPERIENCES

    $4.6 MILLION

    DISBURSED SINCE INCEPTION IN 2009

    Trophy Icon

    $905,334

    DISBURSED TOWARDS GRANTS & CAMPS IN 2019

    329 TOTAL

    HIGH FIVES ATHLETES SERVED

    INDIVIDUALS & VETERANS

    FROM 38 STATES + CANADA FUNDED

    57 ADAPTIVE

    SPORTS CAMPS HOSTED

    EMPOWERED 199

    FIRST TIME EXPERIENCES

    HIGH FIVES ATHLETES

    Quinn Brett highfives athlete Quinn Brett highfives athlete

    Quinn Brett

    ADAPTIVE SPORTS

    SKI | MTB

    Meet Quinn
    Aaron Baker highfives athlete Aaron Baker highfives athlete

    Aaron Baker

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    MTB

    Meet Aaron
    Trevor Kennison highfives athlete Trevor Kennison highfives athlete

    Trevor Kennison

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    SKI | SURF

    Meet Trevor
    Jacob Schick highfives athlete Jacob Schick highfives athlete

    Jacob Schick

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    SKI

    Meet Jacob
    Emmett Lyman highfives athlete Emmett Lyman highfives athlete

    Emmett Lyman

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    CLIMB

    Meet Emmett
    Grant Korgan highfives athlete Grant Korgan highfives athlete

    Grant Korgan

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    SKI | WAKE | FLY

    Meet Grant
    Jim Harris highfives athlete Jim Harris highfives athlete

    Jim Harris

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    MTB

    Meet Jim
    Alana Nichols highfives athlete Alana Nichols highfives athlete

    Alana Nichols

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    PADDLE | SKI | BASKETBALL

    Meet Alana
    David Poole highfives athlete David Poole highfives athlete

    David Poole

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    MTB

    Meet David
    Jason Abraham highfives athlete Jason Abraham highfives athlete

    Jason Abraham

    ADAPTIVE SPORT

    SKI

    Meet Jason

    THE EMPOWERMENT FUND APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

    The next application cycle will be open December 1 – December 31, 2020. Upon invitation, budget submission will be open January 1 – January 10, 2021. This grant cycle is open to those who have sustained life-changing injury while participating in outdoor sport as well as disabled veterans who have the desire to return to adaptive sports.

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    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.

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    HIGH FIVES STORIES

    High Fives 2020 East Coast Bike Day

    We are proud to continue to support Adaptive athletes across the country! Getting to run one mountain bike camp in a week is really great…

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    High Five The Wave Lake Tahoe 2020

    High Five The Wave Lake Tahoe 2020 Featuring #HighFivesFounder Roy Tuscany, #HighFivesAmbassador Alana Nichols, #HighFivesAthletes Jeff Andrews, Bryan Noonan, and Taylor Fiddyment. Over the 2020…

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    The Charlotte’s Web “Our Stories” Film Festival

    High Fives Foundation Featured in New Indie Documentary Film by Elly Michaels & Charlotte’s Web “Our Stories” Film Festival to Shine Light on Nonprofits’ Inspiring…

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    Push FOREward Golf Fundraiser

    PUSH FOREWARD GOLF FUNDRAISER Three Years Ago, #HighFivesAthlete NICK AND HIS FAMILY STARTED THE  PUSH FOREWARD GOLF TOURNAMENT AS A WAY TO GIVE BACK TO…

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    8th Annual Vermont Golf Tournament

    High Five Foundation’s 8th Annual Vermont Golf Tournament Presented By Tito’s Vodka & Vermont North Ski Shop We were happy to host a safe, socially…

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    High Fives Foundation Announces “Access to My” Monthly Giving Campaign with New ADA-Accessible Website

    High Fives Foundation Announces “Access to My” Monthly Giving Campaign with New ADA-Accessible Website The High Fives Foundation is proud to announce a new monthly…

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    2020 Northstar EpicPromise Bike Camp

    It goes without saying that 2020 has been a tough year for all, and High Fives is certainly not exempt. Travel and group restrictions have…

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    High Fives in the News | RGJ & KOLO8

    Reno Gazette-Journal & KOLO8 News Highlight High Fives’ feature on a bag of Lay’s Chips! Read the full RGJ article HERE Read the 2 Kolo8…

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    Mountain biking in British Columbia with Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association

    As new technology and equipment develop and progress within adaptive sports the boundaries of where one can use the equipment does as well. New trails,…

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    High Fives Lay’s Smiles

    Roy Tuscany From Reno, NV Selected By Lay’s® To Star On New Potato Chip Bags In Stores Nationwide That Celebrate His Efforts To Spread Joy…

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    HIGH FIVES VIDEOS

    2019 Fives Fish | Montana

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    High Five The Wave San Diego 2019 - Trevor Kennison

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    The Landon McGauley Project Chapter R.A.D.

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    2019 Military to the Mountain

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    An Athlete Phone Call to a Donor | Trevor Kennison

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    2019 Fives Fish | Montana

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