2023 Turns & Berms Camp Recap

Posted on May 10, 2023 to Blog

The 2nd Annual Turns and Berms camp in Bend, Oregon occurred over the long weekend of Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23. Through a partnership between Oregon Adaptive Sports and the Kelly Brush Foundation, ten lucky participants got to lay down some fresh turns all over Mt Bachelor in the morning and then schralp […]

In Kelly’s Words – Normalizing Disability Through Visibility

Posted on April 25, 2023 to Blog

Why do kids stare at something? Because it’s different or they are curious about it. But also because they don’t know yet that they shouldn’t stare. As adults, we call it rude to stare, but when we see something different we aren’t any less interested in it, we just know better. But if something is […]

First Ever KBF Ski Camp A Major Success

Posted on February 16, 2023 to Blog

 The KBF’s first-ever ski camp was a weekend to remember with unbelievable views, lots of laughs, and a world-class group of participants and instructors. Through a partnership between Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports and the Kelly Brush Foundation, ten lucky participants got to leave tracks all over Mt Ellen, meet new friends and reconnect […]

In Kelly’s Words – Handicapped Parking Spots Aren’t For Your ‘Convenience’

Posted on January 24, 2023 to Blog

Parking can be a pain in the butt. We’ve all struggled with it. And we’ve all parked in places that we know we shouldn’t. We have pulled up to the grocery store and sat in the fire lane with our hazards on while we wait for someone to come out. Or parked a little too […]

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 […]