Gear to Give

Outdoor Exchange is proud to support our community through our Gear To Give Program.  This program offers our customers a way to support local area non-profits and community organizations by choosing to donate the sale of their gear and clothing when they consign with us.  We also have many items, such as, hats, shirts, sweatshirts, and more to purchase to help support these great organization!!!

We are proud to announce our current Gear to Give partners:

Idaho Rivers United Mission: The mission of Idaho Rivers United is to protect and restore the rivers of Idaho. Our focus is the ecological integrity of our rivers, but the lens we look through is citizen involvement.

We involve our volunteers and members in the protection of wild rivers, keeping our drinking water clean, defending at-risk populations of fish, establishment of instream flows, and minimizing the impacts of dams on Idaho’s rivers. Idaho Rivers United builds river protection campaigns that effectively team up staff and volunteers.

Support Idaho River United @ Outdoor Exchange: There are two ways you can support this important organization at Outdoor Exchange. You can choose to donated the sale of your items or purchase on of their hats, shirts, or books.  All are available for sale and proceeds help to support the important mission of Idaho Rivers United

Winter Wildlands Alliance: As activists, Winter Wildlands Alliance builds relationships with grassroots snowsports and conservation groups, providing networking opportunities and useful resources. WWA publicizes national issues impacting human-powered snowsports and maintains a national presence by communicating regularly with Forest Service, Park Service, and Congressional representatives, commenting on draft management plans and encouraging agencies to adopt skier-friendly policies. We provide opportunities for groups and individuals alike to get engaged by issuing action alerts about issues relevant to the winter backcountry. And our work and initiatives continue to grow.

Special Olympics of Idaho: The Special Olympics of Idaho is a vital organization to our community and here at Outdoor Exchange, we are thrilled to support them through our Gear to Give Program, as well as, donate our unsold inventory to the athletes.

Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation: The Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation was founded in 1967, to provide training and competition programs for aspiring young ski racers. Today BBSEF has grown to include freeskiing and snowboard programs. BBSEF has programs for ages 6 -19 who want to compete in alpine ski racing, freeskiing & snowboarding.

Mission: To provide competitive Alpine, Freeski and Snowboard programs for the youth of the Treasure Valley. Encouraging our athletes to achieve their academic and athletic goals while learning sportsmanship, building self-esteem, developing a strong work ethic and creating a life love of an active lifestyle.

Core Values
Citizenship * Sportsmanship * Fitness * Community * Teamwork * Ethics

Idaho Conservation League: The Idaho Conservation League works to protect the air you breathe, the water you drink and the land you love.

We know that the values we hold are shared by many Idahoans, so we work diligently to be Idaho’s leading voice for conservation. ICL’s goal is to create an informed and engaged conservation majority in Idaho. By building a robust conservation community, we hope to influence local, state and federal policies to ensure adequate protections for clean water, clean air, healthy families and Idaho’s unique way of life.

ICL works to protect Idaho’s environment.

Keep Idaho Idaho. The Idaho Conservation League was founded around this phrase in 1973. It still reflects much of what we do.