THANK YOU for an Amazing Raise!

We are thrilled to report that Blue Sky won the Grand Prize - first place in the small organization category! With donations and prize money combined, we raised $41,000 in a 36 hour period. We are beyond grateful for our supporters' generosity and proud to be a part of the amazing Richmond community! Read the full report HERE.

Who We Are

Blue Sky Fund is on a mission to provide transformational experiences for urban youth through outdoor education. We will give every young person the opportunity to discover themselves by actively engaging the natural world. For more information, click here
Click HERE to read up on Blue Sky's growth and successes in our 2013 Annual Report.

Latest News and Events:

RVA Outdoor Teen Leadership Challenge
On Saturday, October 4th, the Adventurous Silver Elephants (a Blue Sky Fund girls backpacking crew) are hosting an outdoor leadership challenge day at Bryan Park from 10am-1pm. Middle and high school students will compete in teams to complete a number of outdoor challenges. The event is free and lunch is included! To register, click here. For more information, contact the event coordinator here.
Hike for Kids
On Saturday, October 11th, Blue Sky Fund is hosting Hike for Kids, a fundraising event to raise money to support our core programming to provides transformational experiences for urban youth. Come hike with us (26, 13.5, or 4.8 miles) along the trails of the Shenandoah National Park! Visit the Hike for Kids page for information.
6th Annual Golf Outing and Dinner
Join us on Tuesday, October 14th for an afternoon at the Kanawha Golf Club. Register a team of four to enjoy nine holes of golf, followed by cocktails and dinner buffet! To register, or to find out more information, visit the Golf Fundraiser page to learn more.
Blue Sky hosts Wilderness First Aid Course!
This 2-day wilderness first aid course is open to the public and taught by the highly qualified and experienced, Matt Rosefsky from MEDIC SOLO Disaster + Wilderness Medical School. The course is Nov. 8th and 9th. For complete information and how to register - click HERE.

1% for the Planet
Blue Sky Fund has recently been approved as a nonprofit partner for 1% for the Planet, an online organization that connects businesses, consumers, and nonprofits alike to empower positive change. Business members of 1% for the Planet donate at least 1% of their sales to the organization's network of approved nonprofit partners (such as Blue Sky Fund). Support Blue Sky Fund by supporting the 1% for the Planet business members.

Thanks For Your Support

We meet most of our budget from individual contributions. We also solicit support from grants, corporate and small business contributions, nominal program fees for services, and fundraising events.

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