Inside Look at the Fall 2023 Active Fund Grant Class

Posted on November 14, 2023 to Blog

Congratulations to our Fall 2023 Active Fund grant recipients! The Kelly Brush Foundation just wrapped up our Fall 2023 Active Fund grant cycle. Congratulations to the 150 individuals who were just awarded an Active Fund grant! To the 122 first-time applicants, welcome to the KBF community- we are so happy to have you!  The Active […]

2023 KBF aMTB Camp Recap

Posted on October 16, 2023 to Blog

Photos by Jeb Wallace-Brodeur We were back in Vermont’s beautiful Northeast Kingdom for the 3rd Annual KBF aMTB Camp from October 3rd – 6th. It was our biggest aMTB camp yet with 14 adaptive riders! We had participants who were brand new to aMTB and others who had received a grant from us and were […]

In Matt’s Words – Volunteering with Inclusive Cycling International in Mozambique

Posted on October 12, 2023 to Blog

Sharing my passion for adaptive sports doesn’t stop in the United States. Working at the Kelly Brush Foundation fills a part of my heart, but too many people in other lands don’t have the same opportunities in our community. That’s why I’ve chosen to use my vacation time to volunteer overseas. Inclusive Cycling International is […]

2023 TRAC Camp Recap

Posted on August 23, 2023 to Blog

Photo by AK Photos What happens when you stick seven teenagers with spinal cord injuries, their favorite plus ones, two Craig Rec Therapists, Greg from the Kelly Brush Foundation, and Joe from Teton Adaptive Sports in Jackson, Wyoming…MAGIC! The KBF and Craig Hospital had their 3rd TRAC (Teen Rehabilitation At Craig) Camp from July 30-August […]

In Kelly’s Words – Importance Of Virtual Kelly Brush Rides to the KBF

Posted on July 18, 2023 to Blog

Over the last few years of Kelly Brush Rides, I’m always so pleasantly surprised at the motivation behind virtual participants. For more than a decade, the whole fun of the day was limited to coming together in Middlebury, right? I wrote a whole blog last year about what motivates people to be part of the […]

3rd Annual KBF Adaptive Mountain Bike Camp

Posted on July 11, 2023 to Blog

Image by Jeb Wallace-Brodeur The Kelly Brush Foundation is excited to announce the 3rd annual KBF Adaptive Mountain Bike Camp taking place October 3rd – 6th, 2023. 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 […]

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 […]