#GivingTuesday – Anna’s Reason

Posted on November 20, 2017 to Blog

For #GivingTuesday, Anna shares what her KBF grant meant to her and why she hopes you will consider giving. When I broke my back in a rock climbing fall two years ago, the paraplegia was secondary in my mind. The only thing racing through my head as I desperately pleaded with my legs to twitch […]

Meet the #KBFamily – Matt from Wisconsin

Posted on August 13, 2017 to Blog

  “I can’t thank the Kelly Brush Foundation enough for helping me get this handcycle. It is such a smooth, fluid ride that I feel the urge to ride it whenever I think and talk about it.” Meet Matt from Wisconsin, a Spring 2017 grant recipient of a new handcycle. After sustaining a spinal cord […]

Meet the #KBFamily – Anna from Oregon

Posted on July 9, 2017 to Blog

  “By far, more than anything else I may have lost with my injury, I miss the ability and the freedom to get out into the wilds under my own power the most.”   That line was from Anna Soens’ grant application to the KBF for a new off-road handcycle. When Anna applied in the […]

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

Posted on October 9, 2016 to Blog

  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 […]

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 […]

Why the Kelly Brush Ride? – Travis

Posted on August 30, 2016 to Blog

Travis – 2015 KBF Grant Recipient Travis shares what riding in the Kelly Brush Ride means to him. Growing up on a farm I always loved being outside. I used to careen around our hay fields in my electric wheelchair, breaking it rather regularly and constantly tracking in mud and dirt. Thanks to the Kelly Brush […]

Recipient Update(s) – 3 Stories from 3 Grant Recipients from Around the Country

Posted on February 5, 2016 to Blog

1. Tyler – Arkansas This video came from Tyler, a recent Craig Hospital graduate, on one of his first rides back home in Arkansas. Watch with audio for the full experience! (You may need to be signed into Facebook for the video to appear below. You can also check out the video here) I have had […]

Grant Recipient Update – Alicia from Vermont

Posted on September 1, 2015 to Blog

We met Alicia last year at the Kelly Brush Ride for the first time and received her grant application a month later. She was already an accomplished international handcyclists racing on the Paracycling Road World Cup tour. While achieving success on the road circuit, she applied for an offroad handcycle so she could ride recreationally and […]