Here is a picture of the ski bib pullovers for the SOS program at Mt. Brighton. SOS is a program sponsored by Vailresorts for underprivileged youth to learn to ski.
To make sure no child is lost on the hill, Joe organized several businesses to donate so that these could be supplied to the children in the program. Ann Arbor Ski Club is one of the sponsors.
"SOS Outreach;" is a youth-development nonprofit that uses mentoring and powerful outdoor experiences to engage over 80,000 youth across 9 states, 15 communities, and 24 mountain resorts in a core values-based, leadership development curriculum aimed at building skills for life and bridging opportunities. We provide underprivileged inner-city kids with an opportunity to learn down-hill skiing and snowboarding, one evening a week for five weeks, twice a season. We provide them with skis, boots, helmets, gloves, ski pants and coats. We need some way to identify our students when they are on the hill, so they don't easily get separated and put themselves in potentially dangerous terrain. These "bibs" would do the trick. Joe Knopp, CIC, AIS, AU
Read more about Mt Brighton and the SOS Program
SOS PARTNERS WITH MT. BRIGHTON TO INTRODUCE THE SPORTS OF SKIING & SNOWBOARDING TO DETROIT AREA KIDS
MAJOR GRANT ALLOWS SOS OUTREACH TO EXPAND MIDWEST MENTOR PROGRAM FOR UNDERSERVED YOUTH