September 8, 2021
The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, started its Public Lands brand to benefit camping and outdoor access. Its new Public Lands Fund partners with 10 environmental nonprofits. This fall, the first two Dick’s Sporting Goods Public Lands concept stores will open. The two locations will take over space...
June 30, 2021
REI Co-Op Reveals a $250,000 Investment in the National Park Foundation to Fund Women’s Fire Corps Crews
REI said its investment will support crews in Yosemite and Grand Teton National Parks, which will enable people to receive firefighting experience and training. This latest investment is part of an ongoing partnership with the National Park Foundation. To date, REI — and its private REI Foundation charity — have...
May 23, 2021
Twenty-one people were killed after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometre cross-country mountain race in China. Among the dead in Gansu province were elite Chinese long-distance runners, local media reported. The 42
October 15, 2020
The North Face, as part of its new global “Reset Normal” initiative, is pledging $7 million through the Explore Fund Council, a global fellowship program in partnership with Emmy winner screenwriter, producer, and actor Lena Waithe and climber and Academy Award winner director Jimmy Chin. Read more on The Cut.
September 30, 2020
As the election approaches, a number of large outdoor companies are stepping up to help. Answering a call from Operation Vote Safe, companies like REI, Patagonia, and Outdoor Research have donated time, technological expertise, and thousands of units of PPE to polling places across the country. Read more on SNEWS.