20 Years Out Living It

In celebration of our 20th anniversary, please consider a $20 donation to support First Descents and extend the healing power of adventure to young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions.

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Out Living It Project

Out Living It Projects are where community, creativity, and philanthropy collide! Start an Out Living It Project and add special meaning to your next adventure or event by raising funds and awareness for First Descents (FD). All funds raised through the Out Living It Project directly support FD’s mission of providing life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (18-39) impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. Over 20% of our funding comes from people just like you stepping up and supporting First Descents through grassroots fundraising!

Need some inspiration? Check out the How It Works video above.

 

Don’t know where to start? Need examples? Helpful resources? or the Keys to Success? We’ve got you covered! Check out our OLIP Fundraising Guide for all this and more!

Start your own fundraiser by joining one of the four grassroots fundraising campaigns below or scroll down to check out our feature Team FD event offerings!

Have a question or want to sign up for an event? Email Andrew aka “Tops” at [email protected]

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5,521,403 Raised
21,133 Supporters
3,069 OLI Projects

$5,000

Sponsor a multiday program

Raise $5,000 and underwrite a First Descents multiday adventure. Your fundraising efforts will serve 15 young adult participants!

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$1,750

Pay it forward

Now that you've been on your First Descents program, pay it forward! Raise $1,750 and send a young adult impacted by cancer or another serious health condition on a life-changing, week-long adventure.

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$540

Dish it out

Healthy food and nutrition is a huge part of the First Descents experience. Raise $540 and cover the cost of food and travel for one FD participant.

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$120

Lend to a local

First Descents is not just a one off experience - we are still here to support you long after your program through our local adventure communities. Donate $120 and send one young adult impacted by cancer or other serious health conditions on a local adventure.

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Join the FD Tribe at one of our team events below

From Ragnar Trail - Snowmass to the Leadville 100 MTB Race, we have an event for everyone.

Team Events

2019 Ragnar Trail Relay - Snowmass

2019 Ragnar Trail Relay - Snowmass

2019 Ragnar Trail Relay - Snowmass
Goal:$40,000

2019 Leadville Trail 100 MTB

2019 Leadville Trail 100 MTB

2019 Leadville Trail 100 MTB
Goal:$150,000

2019 Leadville Trail 100 Run

2019 Leadville Trail 100 Run

2019 Leadville Trail 100 Run
Goal:$75,000

2019 TransRockies Run

2019 TransRockies Run

2019 TransRockies Run
Goal:$50,000

2019 TCS NYC Marathon

2019 TCS NYC Marathon

2019 TCS NYC Marathon
Goal:$50,000

#OutLivingIt

First Descents: Making a splash in the outdoor industry & healthcare space since 2001. #outlivingit #FDRx

At FD we know that mindfulness is an integral part of the healing process. Today, and every day, we believe that taking a few minutes to stretch, breathe, and practice gratitude can make a big difference. #OutLivingIt #MindfulMoment

Did you know that June 2019 is our most adventure-filled programs season EVER? First Descents is providing life-changing outdoor adventures to more young adults than ever before! Here’s to a record-breaking month of #OutLivingIt adventures with the FD Tribe!

Today 10 First Descents teams will be Out Living It at Ragnar Trail in Snowmass, Colorado! Support the healing power of adventure by donating to FD’s Ragnarians here: https://support.firstdescents.org/campaign/2019-ragnar-trail-snowmass/c215265

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