Helmets On Heads is a nonprofit that focuses on raising awareness about the importance of helmet safety, regardless of trip type or length, while providing helmets of all types to those in need.
71% of the time helmets are effective in preventing brain injury and death.
Teagen Tanner founded Helmets On Heads after she was in a very severe ATV accident in Homer, Alaska. She was riding as a passenger at a very low speed, going on a very short ride on uneven terrain when the ATV rolled. She almost lost her life because she was not wearing a helmet. She now has many scars on her head and face and a brain injury. Teagen started helmets on heads in 2015 only 1 month after her accident so that she could keep people safe and help them avoid what she went through.
We are very active in the community, speaking at the local schools and being present at safety expos while giving helmets away! We have no paid staff, all the donations go toward our mission. We want to build a culture of safety, as of Jan 15th, 2023 Helmets On Heads HAS GIVEN AWAY 900+ HELMETS.
2023 Safety Initiatives:
-Always buckle the chin strap
-Wheels don’t move until the helmet is on
-Never ride with a concussion or injury
-Always assess the terrain
If you would like to donate money to the cause and help Teagen turn this negative into a positive, that would be a huge blessing!
We are a part of Fred Meyer community rewards, this program donates a portion of the money you spend to our charity. If you would like to help us with our mission while only spending the money you were already planning to spend at Fred Meyer / Fry's please attach your account to our charity. If you need more information on how to do this please send me an email at [email redacted]
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