KBF Blog

In Kelly’s Words – Why the KBF? Why Now?

Posted on December 11, 2016 to Blog

  This time of year we all get asked by a lot of organization to give. We ask too, but it’s not usually me (I leave it to Zeke and our awesome fundraisers)! I’m the “Thank You” person! This year is different. It has been an INCREDIBLE year for the KBF and I want to take […]

In Kelly’s Words – How kids react to my wheelchair

Posted on November 13, 2016 to Blog

One of the things I love about kids is that they are unfiltered. They don’t know about being polite or politically correct or not asking certain questions for one reason or another. And in my job as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Hagan, Rinehart & Connolly Pediatricians in Burlington, VT, I have 1-on-1 interactions with […]

[PRESS RELEASE] KBF Announces $275,000 in Awards and Partnerships

Posted on October 26, 2016 to Blog

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elizabeth Langfeldt, 802-846-5298 or [email protected]   KELLY BRUSH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $275K IN AWARDS FOUNDATION SUPPORTS ADAPTIVE SPORTS, SKI RACING SAFETY AND PARTNERSHIPS   SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (October 26, 2016)—The Kelly Brush Foundation awarded $275,000 for adaptive sports gear and ski racing safety equipment grants and strategic partnerships, Executive Director Zeke […]

In Kelly’s Words – This one’s all about Dylan!

Posted on October 9, 2016 to Blog

  My daughter Dylan was born more than 5 months ago now. It feels both like we’ve had her forever and like that time has flown by (I can hardly remember the last full night sleep I had). It has been a wonderful and challenging experience. After learning I would still be able to have […]

A blog from Mike after handcycling 100 miles in the Kelly Brush Ride

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  I was first introduced to the Kelly Brush Foundation in 2009 when I was lucky enough to receive a grant for a KBG sit ski. I’m extremely grateful for that because since then I’ve been able to ski with my friends and family when and where I’ve wanted.   Fast forward to 2014 when […]

In Kelly’s Words – Kelly Brush Ride!

Posted on September 11, 2016 to Blog

What a day! Once again we had an amazing Kelly Brush Ride, with great weather and hundreds of loyal riders, volunteers, and supporters! So here are the numbers: 700 Riders including 25 handcyclists $425,000 raised and we expect more to trickle in this week One of my favorite parts of the day each year is […]

Kelly Brush Ride Recap

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11th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations the most successful Kelly Brush Ride ever! On Saturday, 700 riders and 95 volunteers came together to raise over $425,000 at the 11th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations to help purchase adaptive sports equipment for people with spinal […]

Why I #KellyBrushRide – Greg

Posted on September 1, 2016 to Blog

  Greg – a 2-time grant recipient from the KBF, talks about being active, being outside, and even his Ironman! The Kelly Brush Ride to me is a Game Changer!  This will be my 5th ride and it’s become a non-miss annual staple on my calendar for not just me but my family and friends! […]

Why the Kelly Brush Ride? – Paula

Posted on August 31, 2016 to Blog

Paula – a 2013 grant recipient talks about what being active (and the KBF) means to her. The Kelly Brush Foundation has and continues to be an amazing resource. They have done far more than help me purchase sporting equipment, they have provided a community. There is a very special bond that we share as […]