Category Archives: Thank Yous

Thank you – Crested Butte Land Trust

Thank you for your generous gift of $3,000 toward the Crested Butte Land Trust’s Gunsight Bridge replacement. We are truly grateful that you have chosen the Gunnison Valley’s local land trust as a recipientĀ of your continued generosity in memory of … Continue reading

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Thank you – Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

Dear Kendall, Sherry & family – We are honored to be carrying out the Earth Partnership for Schools Program this coming year with funds from the Chris Mikesell Foundation and doing so with Chris’ exuberant and environmentally sensitive spirit in … Continue reading

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Paradox Sports Thank you

Dear Mikesell Foundation, Sherry, Laura, Julie and Kendall, We truly appreciate you supporting Paradox Sports adaptive climbing programs again in 2017. Your donation of $1,000 on October 20, 2017, will be a huge assistance for our 2018 ice climbing trip … Continue reading

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Kansas Wildlife Federation Thank you – Terry Sullivan

Kendall, Sherry, Laura and Julie, I have received your check to create four needs-based scholarships for the 2018 Outdoor Adventure Camp. I have enclosed information as to what the camp is all about. Not sure if I have provided this … Continue reading

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YMCA Holiday Card

The Chris Mikesell Foundation has supported the Y with $18,000 in grants to provide scholarships for children to experience the outdoors at YMCA Camp Hyde near Chris’ hometown of Clearwater, Kan.                   … Continue reading

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UNICEF Holiday Card – 2017

Dear Kendall, Sherry, Laura and Julie, Wishing You a Joyful Holiday Season! UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization. Thank you for helping us put children first. Thank you for everything you do to help … Continue reading

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YMCA Thank You Note – Viet Le

Thank you for paying and providing the after school rec program. Thank you for paying for our snacks and field trips. Thank you for the transportation to the soccer games. Viet Le, YMCA program participant     Kendall, Thank you … Continue reading

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CBAC Thank You

Thank you so much for your donation. We are truly honored! I look forward to a continued relationship in honoring Chris through CBAC. It is the support from our sponsors like you that allow us to fulfill our mission of … Continue reading

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Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center Thank You

Dear everyone at the Chris Mikesell Foundation, Thank you so much for choosing Freedom Hooves as a grant recipient! We feel so blessed to be receiving your support! With your help, our riders can continue to climb their mountains! Thank … Continue reading

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A story that embodies the Crested Butte Community

An excerpt from a thank you letter from Noel Durant, Executive Director of the Crested Butte Land Trust. Jen, a local resident, before this summer, had never ridden a mountain bike. Inspired by her teenage son, Holden, who rides with … Continue reading

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