Firecracker 5K Charity Partnership
The Outside FoundationThe Outside Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 2014. The Foundation strives for it’s mission through programs and advocacy. To facilitate access to the outdoors for all kids,
The Foundation organizes and provides scholarships for the Kids in Kayaks program, which aims to get every 7th grader in Beaufort County out kayaking. In addition, The Foundation coordinates custom outdoor and give-back programming with local schools and clubs. In 2018 The Foundation established the Oyster Recycling and Reef Building Initiative which has created an oyster recycling drop off location and collected over 52 tons of oyster shell. An oyster shell recycling route, volunteer oyster baggings and reef building are also supported and organized by The Foundation. Additional Foundation activities include beach clean-ups, waterway clean-ups, and our annual Keep the Broad Creek Clean Festival – an educational fair for families!