The N.O.D. Everest Foundation, a 501(c)3 entity was founded to benefit a handful of philanthropic and educational pursuits. Each year the "Everest Scholarship" is awarded to a graduating high school senior from an Eagle County High School in the amount of up to $2000 based on need.
The N.O.D. Basketball Academy annual basketball camps. Every year proceeds benefit a graduating high school senior for college with the "Everest Scholarship".
Mentoring to youth through visits to schools both locally, regionally, and nationally. This includes visits to classrooms and for school assemblies to educate our kids into making the right choices. The focus is motivation, teamwork, goal setting, and working hard in sports or in the classroom, which translates over into real life.
Dr. Jon Kedrowski is a board member and active participant in the projects of the Sherpa Foundation. You can visit their website at www.sherpafoundation.org Recent projects are centered on raising funds following the 2015 magnitude 7.9 earthquake and rebuilding efforts and need-based on-going assistance in the Everest Region of Nepal.