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Reflections… an update from Kendall on the foundation’s ongoing impact

Another year has passed, and I want to take this opportunity to share with you some of what we…

Paradox Sports Thank you

Dear Mikesell Foundation, Sherry, Laura, Julie and Kendall,

We truly appreciate you supporting Paradox Sports adaptive climbing programs again in…

Rebuilding a school after devastating earthquakes strike Nepal

In 2015, Nepal was devastated by earthquakes, and many of their schools were destroyed. The dZi Foundation…

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Since we launched the Chris Mikesell Foundation in 2008, we have awarded more than $247,000 in grants that honor Chris’s adventurous spirit, passion for travel, and love of people.

The Foundation has provided opportunities for young people to experience nature, assistance to organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting the environment’s natural beauty, scholarships at Western State Colorado University, and assistance to people in desperate need around the world.

We are excited about the impact these grants have had. And we encourage you to join us as we … climb the mountain.

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Foundation At Work

Experiencing Nature

Giving young people opportunities to experience nature.

Protecting the Environment

Preserving and protecting the environment's natural beauty.

Supporting WSCU

Providing scholarships and support to Western State Colorado University.

Worldwide Outreach

Assisting people in desperate need around the world.

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