In Edie’s Words – Who We Are and Why

Posted on September 23, 2022 to Blog

To all our supporters, new and old, thank you so much for being a part of the KBF community.  The Kelly Brush Ride is such a special day every year, because we get to see so many familiar faces, and welcome thousands of new ones as well. I want to share how we started, what […]

In Kelly’s Words – What Motivates You?

Posted on August 22, 2022 to Blog

Every year when August rolls around, I make sure to prioritize getting on my bike. The Kelly Brush Ride happens on the Saturday after Labor Day every year and I want to be ready. One year I hardly trained at all and as I was struggling my way up one of the many hills on […]

In Kelly’s Words – Visibility

Posted on July 18, 2022 to Blog

Often people with spinal cord injuries share the sentiment that we are invisible in society. While we’re certainly noticeable (you know… with the chair and all…), people look away because they don’t want to be caught staring. Or people have such a challenging time returning to jobs, social networks, and recreation after an SCI that […]

Apply to Attend the 2nd Annual KBF Adaptive Mountain Bike Camp in East Burke, Vermont!

Posted on July 7, 2022 to Uncategorized

The Kelly Brush Foundation is excited to announce the 2nd annual KBF Adaptive Mountain Bike Camp taking place September 27-30, 2022. This opportunity will engage and bring together the SCI community to build camaraderie and gain further independence in adaptive sports. This year’s camp will focus on creating an opportunity for those who have previously […]

In Kelly’s Words – Summer Opportunities & Obstacles

Posted on June 22, 2022 to Blog

As summer arrives here in Vermont, the weather beckons you outside. Blue sky, light breeze, warm but not hot – there is nothing better! But even as I step outside and debate which activity I want to do that day, I think of the people who don’t have that option.  For those with a spinal […]

In Greg’s Words – #GregHasTheBestJob

Posted on May 24, 2022 to Blog

Where do I even start? The last six weeks have been a wild ride. I’ve had two trips, traveled to three states, worked with five incredible adaptive organizations, met 20 grant recipients, skied and mountain biked, visited too many food trucks, had lots of Shot Blocks, and visited the last Blockbuster in America. Oh yeah, […]

KBF staffers happily riding their bikes to work on a beautiful day in Burlington VT

Bike to Work: Making Greener Commuting Accessible

Posted on May 20, 2022 to Blog

May 20, 2022 is National Bike to Work Day, part of the League of American Cyclists Bike Month.  On this day, Americans are encouraged to ditch their cars and hop on their bike for their commute into the office.  At KBF HQ, we’re on our bikes any chance we get and a number of our […]

The 17th Annual Kelly Brush Ride is September 10!

Posted on May 18, 2022 to Blog

Burlington, Vermont (May 18, 2022) – It’s time to ride again! The Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling Vacations returns as an in-person event on Saturday, September 10 in Middlebury, Vermont. Riders who can’t make the in-person event can still participate by riding anywhere on the road or trail of their choice. Registration for […]

In Kelly’s Words – Edie Joins the Sore Club

Posted on April 26, 2022 to Blog

I often use this blog as a place to showcase something that we are doing at the KBF and the impact we are having. But I’ve also used it as a way to educate people on spinal cord injuries (SCI) and some of the hidden complications or struggles someone with an SCI can have. Today […]