Last week, Team Blair Tahoe had the distinct honor of attending the 2023 High Fives Foundation's Annual Silver Tie Gala, a night that brought together passion, purpose, and a shared commitment to making a difference. Jamie, a proud member of the foundation's board, along with our co-founder Nicole and their daughter GG attended this year's event and represented Team Blair Tahoe. The gala was more than a charitable event—it was a celebration of resilience, community, and the boundless possibilities that arise when people come together for a common purpose.
The High Fives Foundation: An Adaptive Sports Foundation with Heart
Founded in 2009, the High Fives Foundation has been on a mission to provide hope and resources for athletes from all walks of life. The organization empowers individuals to reclaim their outdoor physical activities, from snowboarding and skiing to surfing, mountain biking, and beyond. The gala, hosted annually, serves as a pivotal fundraising event to further the foundation's noble cause.
High Fives Impact:
- Over $8.3 Million Disbursed: Since its inception, the High Fives Foundation has distributed over $8.3 million, making a tangible impact on the lives of athletes in need.
- Nearly $2.5 Million in Empowerment Camps & Grants Funding in 2022: In 2022 alone, the foundation dedicated nearly $2.5 million to empowerment camps and grants, facilitating the return of athletes to their chosen activities.
- Over 700 Total High Fives Athletes Served: With a commitment to inclusivity, the foundation has supported over 700 athletes, ensuring that nobody is left behind.
Individuals & Veterans from 46 States + Canada Funded: The foundation's reach extends far beyond local communities, touching lives in 46 states across the U.S. and Canada, exemplifying its national and international impact.
- Over 1,300 Grants Funded since Inception: High Fives has funded over 1,300 grants, contributing to the resilience and triumph of countless athletes.
Empowered 185 Veteran Experiences: Recognizing the sacrifice of veterans, the foundation has empowered 185 veteran experiences, offering a pathway to recovery through sports.
Team Blair Tahoe's Involvement
Team Blair Tahoe played a pivotal role in the success of this year's gala, hosting a table and sponsoring the coat rack. Jamie's pride in being part of the foundation's board reflects the team's commitment to giving back to the community. The support provided by Team Blair Tahoe is a testament to their dedication to making a difference in our community and supporting those around us.
To learn More About The High Fives Foundation Visit: https://highfivesfoundation.org/