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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.

Start your own fundraiser or join one of our feature events below!

Have a question or want to sign up for an event? Email¬†[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 adults impacted by cancer!

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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 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 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

Diving into the long weekend like… . . How are you #OutLivingIt this weekend?

We are wrapping up our Smoky Mountains whitewater kayaking programs in a couple weeks. Needless to say it’s been an awesome few weeks of #OutLivingIt!

We’re stoked for a weekend of #adventures in wild places! How are you #OutLivingIt this weekend? Let us know in the comments!

Today, we are calling on our community to raise $5,000 to send 5 more young adults on a First Descents adventure. All it takes is 100 donations of $50 to meet our goal. That’s it! Did we mention that your gift will be MATCHED dollar for dollar by our incredible…

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