These are good sites and good causes...Alpine Initiatives...I've posted this site numerous times and tried to keep people updated on recent happenings within the Alpine Initiatives organization. As the seasons are changing, I figured I would mention it again. A.I. is constantly working and learning a lot about running a non-profit organization, which is a lot more work than you can imagine. Check their site out to see what kind of a positive impact they have worked toward in Kenya building a community home.1 Step...Mark Abma recently launched 1 Step. 1 Step is working toward sustainability directly related to winter activities. Yet another great organization started within the ski community.Riley Poor's Recovery Blog...In case you haven't already been following Riley's recovery closely, his blog gives you personal insight into his accident and life on the road to recovery from a serious spinal cord injury. If you are in Colorado be sure to stop by the benifit taking place today, Saturday, May 2nd, from 9PM - 2 AM located at West End Tavern (926 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO). There will be a $15 donation fee which includes drink specials and free beer. An auction will also be a part of the benifit with lot's gear donated by athletes, photos by photographers, and even Nikes among other things.Shane McConkey Memorial Site...Find out ways you can help the McConkey family.