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Challenge Aspen’s Annual Gala: Moving Mountains will be held at the Buttermilk Mountain Lodge on Sunday, July 21st.

Create Possibilities for people with disabilities

Your donation to Challenge Aspen supports adaptive recreation that transforms, inspires, and builds community. Now entering its 29th year, Challenge Aspen provides year-round opportunities for people with disabilities, including outdoor activities, camps, and veteran’s programs.

When you give to Challenge Aspen, you are expressing your belief that when access is equal, possibilities are limitless.

Make your secure, tax-deductible online donation through the link above. You may also mail a check made out to Challenge Aspen at PO Box 6639, Snowmass Village, CO 81615.  

Challenge Aspen is a US tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the state of Colorado. (Federal Tax ID #84-1315910). 

Other Ways To Give

Sponsor Us

Sponsors provide critical funding to uphold the quality of Challenge Aspen’s programs and provide access without limits. Sponsoring an event or program isn’t just about having a presence at our donor events and in our communications; it’s about making a real impact that will long outlast any event or newsletter. It is an investment in people’s lives — and what’s possible when adventure redefines limits, creating endless possibilities.  

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the following events and programs:  

Challenge Aspen’s Annual Gala: Moving Mountains – Challenge Aspen’s largest and most impactful summer fundraiser 

Challenge Aspen’s Golf Classic – Annual mid-summer golf tournament 

Limitless Mountain Challenge – A spring ski-a-thon FUNdraiser for all ages and abilities 

Magic of Music and Dance Camp – A week-long camp for performers with disabilities, culminating in a not-to-be missed community performance in July 

Roaring Fork Valley Local’s Program & Events – Year-round adaptive programming for youth and adults with disabilities  

Veterans Retreats and Socials – Year-round programming for veterans and active-duty military personnel with service-connected disabilities  

Follow this link to view sponsorship details for our signature events, or contact Brenna Sandstrom, Development Director,, (970) 923-0578 to discuss your support of one of our programs.  

Host a community fundraiser

The Challenge Aspen Community is incredibly generous and dedicated to serving our mission. We’ve had community members host restaurant takeovers, trunk shows, and even climb Mount Denali, the tallest mountain in the US, all to make an impact on our participants’ lives. You can make a difference by hosting an event at your home or club, in your store or restaurant, or online. The possibilities to help are endless.

To plan your next fundraiser for Challenge Aspen, contact Daniele Mottier, Events and Marketing Manager,, (970) 923-0578. 

Gifts of Stock & Donor Advised Funds

Stock Donations: Donating stocks to Challenge Aspen is easy. When you donate through stocks, you receive gift credit and an immediate income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the transfer date, no matter what you originally paid for them. You pay no capital gains tax on the securities you donate. 

Gifts of stock to Challenge Aspen are handled by Jenni Peterson, Challenge Aspen’s Chief Financial Officer,, or (970) 923-0578. You or your broker can contact Jenni directly to process the transaction. 

Donor Advised Funds: You may select Challenge Aspen as a beneficiary of your donor advised fund. Please look Challenge Aspen via Tax ID #84-1315910.  We are listed with most major brokerages. 

Please consult your broker or accountant for guidance with maximizing your tax-savings through a gift of stock. This information is not intended to serve as tax or legal advice.  

Legacy Giving

Making a planned gift to Challenge Aspen expands access to the outdoors and ensures that possibilities are endless for future generations of adaptive athletes. We greatly appreciate the forward-thinking individuals, and their families, who consider this extremely personal commitment to our mission.

No minimum gift requirements are set by Challenge Aspen, as gifts of all sizes impact our future. Your financial advisor and/or tax advisor can recommend a planned giving channel that is best for your charitable goals.

For more information about how to tie your legacy to the Challenge Aspen, contact Jenni Peterson, Challenge Aspen’s Chief Financial Officer,, or (970) 923-0578.

Matching Gifts

Did you know that many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees? 

To find out if your company has a matching gift program, contact your company’s human resource representative. If we’re a match, provide them with Challenge Aspen’s federal tax ID #84-1315910.

Donate Your Tax Return

Coloradans can give all or part of their state income tax refund to the Challenge Aspen to help continue our mission and vision. ReFUND CO allows you to be in charge of where your donation goes, just by simply following these steps: 

  • Decide how much of your refund you want to donate. 
  • Enter Challenge Aspen and our registration number 20023003510 in the Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund line on your state income tax return or software. You can also give this information to your tax preparer when you share your tax documents. 

Learn more about the program at  

Honorary & Memorial Gifts

You can donate in memory or honor a loved one through the donation link above. Please indicate the person you are honoring and whom to notify of your generous gift and lasting tribute. 

Donate Items on Behalf of Challenge Aspen

Donate your car: Donating your car to Challenge Aspen is quick, easy, and tax deductible. Follow this link to Challenge Aspen’s CARS ( account or call 855-500-7433 to learn more.  

Donate outdoor gear or used goods: The best way to put your used goods to good use is to donate them at one of the many resale or consignment shops throughout the valley. If you have adaptive gear less than 5 years old or items with a value greater than $250 you may donate those at the Challenge Aspen office Mon-Fri, between the hours of 9am-4pm. If you have questions, call the office at (970) 923-0578. 

Replay Sports  
465 N Mill St #11, Aspen, CO 81611 
Account: “Challenge Aspen” 

Slightly Used Sporting Goods
Snowmass Village Mall, Snowmass Village, CO 81615 (Second level, across from Zane’s Tavern and Challenge Aspen Office) 
Account: “Challenge Aspen” 

Ragged Mountain
810 CO-133, Carbondale, CO 81623 
Account: 3684 

144 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621 
Account: 7705 

Shop to Give

Connect your City Market Card  

City Market is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper, and you can raise money for adaptive recreation through their City Market Community Rewards Program simply by choosing Challenge Aspen in your City Market account. Here’s how it works: 

  • Head to City Market Community Rewards to create an account and enroll. 
  • Once logged in, click on the Community Rewards link on the left-hand side. From there, you can choose to benefit Challenge Aspen whenever you shop at City Market. Exclusions include alcohol, tobacco, and postage. 
Attend a Community Fundraiser

Local store and restaurant takeovers are listed by date on our events calendar. To host an event or add your fundraiser to the calendar, email Daniele Mottier, Marketing and Events Manager,, (970) 923-0578.

Join National Council

National Council Members keep Challenge Aspen’s mission to provide year-round adaptive experiences for individuals with disabilities alive.