Action For All

Action for All is an Action Sports non-profit providing mentoring programs for children between the ages of 2-17 years of age in Central Virginia.

Action Sports Non-Profit

Action for All is a nonprofit organization providing mentoring programs for children between the ages of 2-17 years of age in Central Virginia. Our organization’s desire is to bring the action sports to our local community with an emphasis on serving underserved population including: those living at or below the Federal Poverty guidelines, at risk youth, and those with developmental distinctions. The action sports offer a great outlet for youth in our community to develop leadership skills, team building, goal setting, and discipline. These skills will serve our participants in school, home, and in the workplace. Creating a positive and accepting atmosphere provides a safe haven for youth to look past the daily trials and tribulations of life and focus on a task that is both rewarding and exciting. In addition, all of programs are based on a sliding scale (2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines) to ensure that all children and their families are able to take part. Issues We Address Action for All has two major issues that we are addressing. The issue is serving youth that would not otherwise be able to take part in action sports. This includes children that simply cannot afford the cost of a day at a ski resort or skate park. For example, a day at our local ski resort can cost upwards of $150 per person (Wintergreen Resort, 2014). We are also aiming to reach out to children that are at risk, including foster care, alternative schools, and those that are at risk for recidivism. By providing a positive and productive activity, we are getting these children out the house, off the streets, and allowing them to do something that they can enjoy for a lifetime. A second issue we are addressing is obesity. Nearly 1 in 3 children are obese. Obesity can lead to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease (American Heart Association, 2014). Getting children off of the couch and away from the computer and into an aerobic activity is a great way to incorporate exercise into daily living. Of course, a child does not have to be obese to reap the benefits of aerobic activity! History Action for All first came into fruition in 2012. Founder, Mike Bailey looked around the ski resort he called home and was shocked to see a decline of children on the slopes. He spent the season seeking to find out why families were no longer coming out to resorts and was told time after time that price was the mitigating factor. Unfortunately, it can cost as much to go to a ski resort for a single day, than to take a beach vacation for a week. When one considers the cost for renting equipment, purchasing a lift ticket, and any lessons that will be necessary the cost adds up fast. For many families this price is unattainable, and for families living under the poverty level, something they wouldn't give a second thought about trying to do. There is no wonder that resort visits are down that they are responsible, dedicated, and upholding the values of our organization. They will also complete an approval process from the board.

Mission: Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential Through the Action Sports

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Happy May! Go to the @GIANTFoodStores ( Martins)
located at 1015 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 and purchase a $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bag to send a $1
donation to our organization this month!

[05/01/19]   Who’s ready to skate?

[04/28/19]   Have you heard the news? Action for All has been selected as the beneficiary of
the @GIANTFoodStores Bags 4 My Cause
Program! Each time the reusable Bags 4 My
Cause Bag is purchased at the Staunton GIANT (1015 Richmond Road )during the month of May we will receive a $1 donation.

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Help grow the snowsports industry!
There is a real opportunity for growth in our sport by bringing back lapsed skiers and riders. NSAA is conducting a survey to learn why skiers and snowboarders left the sport, and what we can do to get them back.
Please help gather this valuable feedback by sharing this survey with any friends or family who have stopped skiing or riding: https://mrminsights.com/668319

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New skate park coming to Cville

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Nothing is better than finding something you love. Happy learn to ski and snowboard month.

Do you want to learn how to ski or snowboard? Join us at our next on snow event. Visit actionforall.org for more details.

Good day to go skiing on the hill. Wintergreen Resort

Sarah teaching the finer points of skiing.

[01/30/19]   Hello Action for All Family,

I hope everyone is ready for a great event this upcoming weekend. I want to go over a couple of things before the big day.

Here is the plan for Saturday...
First, we will be meeting in front of the Wintergreen rental shop at approximately 2:30 pm on Saturday afternoon. We will have a tent so keep an eye out for a tent with our logo. Once we have everyone together we will go inside and get our rental gear together. It is going to take about an hour to get everyone through the rental line. After everyone goes through the rental line, we will get ready for our snowsports lessons which will start at 4 pm. The lessons will last for an hour and a half. At the lessons, we will ski and snowboard as a group in the learning area. After skiing and snowboarding together, we will all get together and eat a pizza dinner in Pryors Cafeteria at 6:30 pm.

To make the process easier this weekend, we would like to get everyone to fill out their rental form beforehand. Please follow the link before for more details:

https://secure.wintergreenresort.com/rentals/StartPage.aspx

The low for Saturday will be around 30 degrees so please dress warmly. If any participant does not have a hat, gloves, jacket, or snow pants, please let us know ASAP and we will do our best to get those items to them at the beginning of the trip.

Lastly, this is a "pay what you will" event. Anything you can give is confidential and greatly appreciated. Click HERE to donate.

See everyone soon,

Mike Bailey
[email protected]
434-270-1490

[01/24/19]   Hello Everyone,

It is that time of year again. Our Wintergreen Resort Pay What You will Ski Trip will be on February 2nd, 2019 at 2:45 pm. We will meet at the Wintergreen Mountain Inn.

If you are new to our programs, our Pay What You Will trips are held twice a season. They have been a tradition since 2013. These trips allow students to explore the action sports in an encouraging and positive atmosphere. Participants will start out with a lesson run by the host resort. The lessons usually range from 1-2 hours. After the lesson, participants will pair up with our volunteers who will then take them out on the hill. Everyone will enjoy a pizza dinner together at the end of the day.

Like the name suggests, families only pay what they can afford for our trips. All payments are anonymous as well as confidential.

We are looking forward to continuing this great tradition and can't wait to see everyone there.

Action for All Team

We are super excited that we could help Kory and his boys ski today at Wintergreen Resort #Nonprofit #ActionSportsNonprofit #Actionforall #family #helpingkids

Have you ever wanted to complete in snowboarding or skiing? Visit Action for All’s website for scholarship information. Actionforall.org

You never know who you will run into on the slopes.

Who ready to ski and ride? Please visit actionforall.org for details on our next ski trip.

This Giving Tuesday please consider making a donation to Action for All. Your donation will help kids experience the joys of the action sports.

For more information click the link in our bio @ Blue Ridge Mountains

Side slipping is key to learning how to snowboarding.

What was your first time like skiing?

Who’s ready to snowboard? Come join us on our next trip. Visit actionforall.org for more details

Once again we are bringing back the essay contest for the USASA Appalachian series. To learn more about our essay contest and other great opportunities, please visit actionforall.org

Do you remember the first time you went snowboarding? Let us know below👇👇👇

We are ready to go skate. If you would like to join us, visit actionforall.org for more details.

Who’s ready to compete in USASA competitions this season? Visit actionforall.org for USASA scholarship information.

Are you ready to learn how to turn? Join us for our next event on the hill. Visit actionforall.org for more details

Just another day in the park. Join us for our next Skateboarding event. Visit actionforall.org for more details

Sometimes you got to start in the grass.

Throw back to the first SK8 Nelson. Also know at the time as Save SK8 Nelson.

The look of determination. Join us for our next Skateboarding clinic. Visit actionforall.org for more details

Our mission is to bring the action sports to youth in our community.

Thinking about joining a competitive team? Visit actionforall.org for information about our team scholarship programs.

Join us at our next skateboard event. Find us at actionforall.org for more information.

Size slipping is key for any beginning snowboarder. Visit our website for more details about our next winter event.

Do you love to skateboard, but don’t have a crew? Join us at our next Skateboard event. Visit actionforall.org for more details.

Interested in joining a ski or snowboard team on a scholarship?

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Check out Actionforall.org for information on Team scholarships.

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Skateboard Clinics ​
Join us for FREE trips to local skate parks where participants learn skateboard safety and skateboarding tricks. We typically hold these events at the Rockfish Valley Community Center (in Nelson County), the Charlottesville Skate Park, and the Staunton Skate Park. Our instructors are ready to work with all levels of participants including beginner, intermediate, and advanced. All skateboards and safety equipment are provided! ​
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Coach Eddie teaching the finer points of an ollie at one of our annual free skateboard clinics.
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Action for all is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that brings the action sports to youth in our community

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Would you like to join a local snowboard team, but money holding you back? Visit actionforall.org for information about team scholarships.
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Our organization’s desire is to bring the action sports to our local community with an emphasis on serving underserved population including: those living at or below the Federal Poverty guidelines, at-risk youth, and those with developmental distinctions. The action sports offer a great outlet for youth in our community to develop leadership skills, team building, goal setting, and discipline. These skills will serve our participants in school, home, and in the workplace. Creating a positive and accepting atmosphere provides a haven for youth to look past the daily trials and tribulations of life and focus on a task that is both rewarding and exciting.
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