This winter season, Krimson Klover will donate 5% of the proceeds from its beautiful new Sleigh Ride sweater to First Descents for its work with young active cancer patients. Those who buy one of these gorgeous sweaters, not only get the perfect gift, but also help make the holidays special for someone else.
"The program that First Descents offers is a life-changing experience for their very deserving participants. What they do is simply amazing," explains Rhonda Swenson, founder and owner of Krimson Klover.
First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience, empowering them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same. Founded in 2001 by pro- kayaker, Brad Ludden, whose life was impacted by his own aunt's battle with cancer in her thirties, First Descents began by offering young cancer patients kayak trips. The trips enabled participants to start "living beyond their disease", giving them hope, self-confidence and meaning while mitigating depression and anxiety. First Descents now offers mountaineering, surfing, rock climbing, and kayak programs in 11 states and 4 countries, and serves over 1000, 18-39 year-olds every year.