KBF Blog

In Kelly’s Words – We Have Big News!

Posted on December 23, 2015 to Blog

I’m pregnant!! This is both extremely exciting for Zeke and me and slightly terrifying, which I guess is probably typical! Since my injury I’ve often been asked about my ability to have children, so I thought I’d share a bit more about that. I vividly remember the first couple weeks after my injury, while still in […]

Announcing the “Middlebury Dual GS – Kelly Brush Challenge”!

Posted on December 17, 2015 to Blog

  The Kelly Brush Foundation is teaming up with New England Masters to bring you the Kelly Brush Challenge. A fun twist on ski racing during the annual Sise Cup visit to the Middlebury Snowbowl, we’re bringing you fun, prizes, and some friendly competition for a cause!    When:  Saturday, January 16, 2016 Where:  Middlebury […]

Skiing with Jimmy – Ski Spec 2015

Posted on December 7, 2015 to Blog

  I (Zeke) made it out to Breckenridge, CO last week for my first “Hartford Ski Spectacular” hosted by Disabled Sports USA (aka “Ski Spec”). It is one of the biggest winter sports festivals for people with disabilities. There are clinics for adaptive skiing instructors and athletes alike, as well as vendors hawking their wares and others […]

So it’s #GivingTuesday. What does that mean?

Posted on December 1, 2015 to Blog

    If you follow us online or any other nonprofit, you’ve probably heard of “#GivingTuesday”. But who dubbed this a day and what is it? Short Answer: #GivingTuesday is a “global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.” Longer Answer: #GivingTuesday was started by a NYC cultural center in 2012 […]

Our Thanks this Thanksgiving Day

Posted on November 26, 2015 to Blog

Thanks to you it has been a great year! Today and everyday we have a lot to be thankful for, especially this past year. Building off the success of the Kelly Brush Ride and a growing demand for our grant programs, Zeke took over full time and Kelly doubled down on her drive to inspire others. Today, we’re proud […]

[PRESS RELEASE] Kelly Brush Foundation Awards over $230,000 in Annual Grants

Posted on November 5, 2015 to Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elizabeth Langfeldt, 802-846-5298 or [email protected] KELLY BRUSH FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $230,000 IN ANNUAL GRANTS GRANTS SUPPORT ADAPTIVE SPORTS AND SKI RACING SAFETY BURLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 5, 2015) – The Kelly Brush Foundation awarded $232,650 in grants for adaptive sports equipment, ski racing safety and strategic partnerships, Kelly Brush Foundation Executive Director […]

KBF Reviewing Biggest Grant Class Ever

Posted on October 28, 2015 to Blog

 – 2015 Grant Cycle our Biggest Ever! – As of the deadline on September 30, 2015, the Kelly Brush Foundation had received grant applications totaling $837,000, making this by far our greatest grant demand ever! That is up from $550,000 in 2014 and $375,000 in 2013, more than doubling in 2 years. We provide grants for […]

Inspire!Vermont Raises Over $34,000

Posted on October 23, 2015 to Blog

Over 160 supporters joined Kelly, her family and partners of the Kelly Brush Foundation to raise over $34,000 for KBF grant recipients! Inspire!Vermont was a huge success. Held in Burlington on October 22, we brought together over 160 people to the South End Kitchen for an evening of fun and inspiration to raise money for our […]

Kelly Brush Foundation Announces Scholarship Partnership with Craig Hospital

Posted on October 6, 2015 to Blog

Englewood, CO—Craig Hospital and the Kelly Brush Foundation announce a new partnership to provide much needed scholarship funds to help Craig Hospital graduates with spinal cord injuries continue to lead an active lifestyle. The scholarships will provide funding for adaptive sports and recreational equipment. Craig Hospital is a nationally renowned rehabilitation hospital for people with […]