Corey Borg-Massanari Foundation

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The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds
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Corey Borg-Massanari passed away Jan. 21, 2019, following a skiing accident. Support his legacy.


raised by 193 people

$75,000 goal

1 year left

Corey Borg-Massanari was raised in Brainerd, Minn., and graduated from Brainerd High School in 2015. He moved to Vail, Colo., to attend Colorado Mountain College. Corey was an active outdoorsmen and loved skiing, camping, fishing, zip-lining, snowmobiling and riding dirt bike. 

Corey passed away on January 21, 2019, after being caught in an in-bounds avalanche at Taos Ski Valley.  An organ donor, Borg-Massanari's final act was giving life to others. Watch an ABC News story on Corey's legacy, including video shared by his family of the honor walk as he was wheeled to his final operation while being lauded by hundreds of medical staffers at the University of New Mexico Hospital. 

This fund will support outdoor safety, the purchase and training of National Ski Patrol dogs for rescue efforts and to provide support to the skiing communities he loved so much.

To learn more about Corey and how to support his legacy, visit our website

Thank you! Your generous gift will be available immediately to support the operations of the fund and will be permanently invested to create a lasting legacy for the fund. 

Thinking of a larger donation or legacy gift? Send an email to or call (320) 632-9255 for one-on-one guidance to maximize the return on your investment. 

Making your donation by check? Make checks payable to the Initiative Foundation, and mail to Initiative Foundation - 446122, P.O. Box 64182, St Paul, MN 55164-0182. Please note "Corey Borg-Massanari Foundation" in the memo line. 

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