Give Back Tahoe presented by Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation & the Sierra Sun highlights the High Fives Foundation


The Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation (TTCF) has decided to dedicate the July 29th Give Back Tahoe article to the Grant Korgan FULL CIRCLE project since it will print the same day Grant is paddling! Learn more HERE.

About TTCF – Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation connects people and opportunities, generating resources to build a more caring, creative, and effective community.

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation grants impact the life of every full time resident, part time resident, and visitor to our community.  We make grants in the areas of:

•    Arts and culture
•    Education and youth development
•    Environment, conservation, and animal welfare
•    Health and human services

Since opening our doors in 1998,  TTCF has awarded over $20 million in grants and scholarships.  The foundation depends on volunteers to help review grants and community members to build the philanthropic resources so vital to this precious region.

Learn more about the TTCF HERE

Learn more about Give Back Tahoe HERE

Give back Tahoe article – Support the most recent High Fives campaign as Reno/Tahoe Athlete Grant Korgan circumnavigates Lake Tahoe today, July 29th, in an outrigger canoe. Korgan is a High Fives Foundation grant recipient recovering from a spinal cord injury. He will paddle along the shoreline, roughly 72 miles, to raise awareness and funds to give BACK to the High Fives Foundation – the organization that has been there throughout his recovery. His goal is raising $25,000.

Paddling the lake will set the Guinness World Record in three categories:

  • Fastest time for a spinal cord injured athlete to circumnavigate Lake Tahoe in a one-man outrigger canoe
  • Fastest time to circumnavigate Lake Tahoe in a one-man outrigger canoe
  • Fastest time to circumnavigate Lake Tahoe with human power.

The current unofficial record for paddling around Lake Tahoe is 16.5 hours.

Donate today to the High Fives FULL CIRCLE initiative at

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