Five Fish Foundation

Letter from the Founder

Hello Five Fish Family! 2020 was a year to remember for so many reasons, and like many of you, we are grateful for the arrival of 2021.  That being said, Five Fish Foundation, thanks to the essential support of our donors, volunteers, and Board members, accomplished some incredible things in 2020, exceeding many of our … Read more

The Vann Family

Our little family of four (2 teens, mom and dad) were extremely happy recipients of a scholarship from Five Fish Foundation last year to attend Surfers Healing camp in Wrightsville NC (this is a one day camp for individuals in the ASD). Our son, Matthew is a young man in the autism spectrum and our … Read more

The Dabbs Family

Being a parent is hard. Being a special needs parent is even harder. And some days seems absolutely impossible. Our goals for our son are simple, to be happy, to be independent and for the world to see Eli the same way we do: smart, funny and perfectly abled. We knew we wanted to start … Read more

Founders Story

I am always amazed to hear other people’s stories. I find it inspirational—not to mention admirable—when I hear why other nonprofits were started, and the all-too-real experiences that drive people to do their part in the world. If someone had told me twenty-one years ago that I would be the founder of the Five Fish … Read more