The Sheckler Foundation proudly announces its top four finalists for its “Be the Change” initiative. The top four finalists include: Andrew Hale’s Road to Recovery, Fish for Life, Skate Like a Girl and Teens Helping Teens. Finalists seeking support range from an individual who has suffered through two life-altering accidents to organizations that set out to help under privileged teens and children in need. Watch the videos and vote here: www.shecklerfoundation.org/be-
The top four finalists include:
• Andrew Hale’s Road to Recovery: In 1997, Andrew was involved in a car accident and lost his leg. Throughout the years, Andrew became an Adaptive Action Sports athlete and made progress towards making the Paralympic Snowboarding Team for United States of America (USA). After this past New Year’s, Andrew suffered through a snowboarding accident that left him with a brain and spinal cord injury.
• Fish for Life: Fish for Life is a non-profit organization that provides fishing clinics to children with special needs and disabilities. From learning how to fish to watching mermaids swim around the ocean, Fish for Life is dedicated to provide children in need with an unforgettable experience.
• Skate Like a Girl: Through skate camps, Skate Like a Girl aims to build up confidence in girls by providing free skateboarding lessons in the summer, hosting teen volunteer programs and all inclusive co-ed lessons.
• Teens Helping Teens: Prenger sisters, Savannah and Siena started their own charity, Teens Helping Teens to help serve other teens in need. Savannah and Siena volunteer their time and work to donate necessities like toothbrushes, hair care products and brand new books to teens in shelters, foster care and living on the streets.
Having helped numerous different causes and individuals over the years, the Sheckler Foundation is on a mission to empower people to “Be the Change.” Past “Be the Change” recipients include The Port Gamble S’Klallam, Peach’s Neet Feet, Ashley Wade Foundation, Hope for Carter and Gamerosity.
Voting ends on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, and the “Be the Change” recipient will be announced on the following day, April 6, 2016. For additional info on the Sheckler Foundation, stay tuned to: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and visit shecklerfoundation.org to cast your vote!