Congress, Still Playing Politics with Children’s Live’s

Congress, Still Playing Politics with Children’s Live’s

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization have been a valuable ally in the fight to get congress to pass meaningful legislation that would protect our most vulnerable from toxic predators.  Click here to view their news letter.

Idaho Gives 2015 is May 7th!

Idaho Gives 2015 is May 7th!

We are proud to announce that for the first year ever Trevor’s Trek Foundation is registered for Idaho Gives!  Idaho Gives is a state wide giving day benefiting charities throughout Idaho.  We hope you will consider a donation to Trevor’s Trek Foundation on May 7th to help us continue to enhance the quality of life […]

TSCA Reform: down but not out!

TSCA Reform: down but not out!

There has been a lot of activity in Washington D.C. lately.  And much of the discussion has been directed at reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976.  As many of you know, Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and David Vitter (R-LA) introduced a TSCA reform bill (S.697) virtually written by the very chemical industry […]

This Country Desperately Needs to Update The Toxic Substances Control Act, but S.697 is not the Answer!

This Country Desperately Needs to Update The Toxic Substances Control Act, but S.697 is not the Answer!

Health officials, government officials and environmental activists unanimously agree that The Toxic Substances Control Act, which has not been updated since 1976, is in desperate need of an update; but the Frank. R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (S.697) is not the answer.  CLICK HERE to read an article written by the […]

Bipartisan 11th Annual “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

Bipartisan 11th Annual “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

Asbestos is a substance that was mined for years for its use in construction during the insolation process.  Asbestos is a known carcinogen and the root cause of Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. We applaud the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organizations persistence and commitment to bring about more awareness for this deadly toxin and work […]

Barbara Boxer faces off with Tom Udall over chemical legislation.

Barbara Boxer faces off with Tom Udall over chemical legislation.

March 18, 2015  Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer, Edward Markey, and Tom Udall are normally eye-to-eye on most issues, especially when it comes to the environment. Now, they’re at loggerheads over the legacy of the late liberal Sen. Frank Lautenberg and a bill that would in theory enhance the power of the EPA. Lautenberg had tried […]

Senators Boxer and Markey Introduce Chemical Reform Act

Today, Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA) introduced the Alan Reinstein and Trevor Schaefer Toxic Chemical Protection Act.  Toxic chemicals are ubiquitous in the air we breathe, the water we drink and both in and out of our homes.  We applaud Senators Boxer and Markey for their efforts to draft and introduce such […]

The Children’s Cancer Pavilion is under construction!

The Children’s Cancer Pavilion is under construction!

  On March 2nd, 2015 Trevor’s Trek Foundation broke ground on the Children’s Cancer Pavilion!  We have been working on this project since 2009 and are so excited to bring this wonderful addition to Julia Davis Park!  The amount of pain and isolation a child feels while going through cancer treatment is immeasurable and beyond […]

Boise Veteran Attempts to Climb Mount Everest, With Only One Leg

Boise Veteran Attempts to Climb Mount Everest, With Only One Leg

  29 year old Marine Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville was severely injured in Afghanistan in 2010.  Thanks to the work of Tim Medvetz with the Heroes Project Charlie will attempt to climb the worlds tallest peek, and will do it all on just one leg.  Charlie is the Veteran Ambassador for a new non-profit forming […]

Scars of Courage

Scars of Courage

It is hard to explain what goes through a child’s mind when he/she is told ‘you have cancer’.  Three words that no child should have to hear, unfortunately it is heard way too often.  I wrote this poem a few years ago to try and express the feelings of a child who is told they […]