Reflections From Our Scholarship Recipients at Ski Spec

Posted on December 19, 2022 to Blog

Every year the KBF goes to The Hartford Ski Spectacular, one of the biggest events in adaptive sports! As part of our new Path2ctive Scholarships program, we were delighted to bring along two Active Fund grant recipients. Logan and Ryan were given the opportunity to ski with us in the excellent snow at Breckenridge in […]

In Kelly’s Words – Q & A with the KBF Team

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We don’t always get to share the voices behind the KBF team, so for this month’s blog, we wanted to hear some of the amazing perspectives from our office. Read on to hear people’s favorite moments, things they learned, and what they are most excited about in 2022. Some are fun, some are serious, and […]

In Kelly’s Words – Thankful

Posted on November 17, 2022 to Blog

This time of year we often start to think about what we are grateful for. Sometimes this comes in the form of going around the table at Thanksgiving dinner and reflecting on what you are grateful for. And other times it is more organic. I recently had an experience with my daughter, Dylan, that highlighted […]

Helping More People Earlier After Injury

Posted on October 27, 2022 to Blog

At the KBF, we have been incredibly thankful for our ability to rapidly increase the number and total sum of grants we are able to give each year, but there are other critical factors that we believe can improve how impactful we are. Put simply, it’s not just how many grants we can give, but […]

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 […]