John ran the Rio Del Lago 100 Mile Endurance Run on November 5th. He completed the 100-mile race in 28 hours and qualified for his dream race, The Western States 100. 

On April 2, 2022, World Autism Day,

John completed his first 50-Mile Race,the AR50.

He placed 11th overall and 2nd in his age division.

Huge thank you to Reed, Darren and Rusty, his amazing pace team who kept him fueled, hydrated and on course to a remarkable finish and thank you to NorCal Ultras for an amazing day.

CBS News Coverage

John was featured in American Essence Magazine

Click here for the article

Nonverbal DOES NOT mean unable.


Fly Brave's

Fly Fit - Police/Autism Fitness Program

Visit the Eventspage for details.

Fly Fit buddies up officers with individuals on the Autism Spectrum to learn about one another and build community bonds through fitness.

Are you a law enforcement agency interested in implementing Fly Fit in your community? Email us at for info.

​Fly Fit media coverage below.

​​CBS13 News with Macy Jenkins   ABC10 News with Ananda Rochita

We moved into our first home, The Fly Brave Emporium, on 4/1/21.

On 6/1/21, Good Day Sacramento came to visit.

To watch the news segment, click here.

Public Speaking 101 

We have a free public speaking program for adults on the spectrum ages 17+.

You can book our speakers by emailing us at

Our speakers were invited as the Keynote Panel for UC Davis MIND Institute's annual conference; the Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders. They were brilliant and it was their largest crowd, 400 participants. 

To watch their presentation,click here.

​​​Est. Jan 21, 2016


Our programs and services are FREE  thanks to the financial support of our grantors, sponsors and individual donors.

We aren't a giant corporation.

We are a 100% volunteer nonprofit organization with a giant army of people. Five years ago we started out in our living room with five families and today have served over 400.

We are a family and we hope after watching this 6-minute video you feel like family too.
Trusting God and doing our part.

TED TALK -  John and Anthony were invited to talk about Living Life Without Limits. They speak at the 1:14 mark yet we encourage you to listen to all of the amazing speakers. 

Click here to watch the presentation

Social Skills Workshops through Improv and Acting

ABC10 joined us on Autism Awareness Day. 

To view the news segment, click here.

This program is generously sponsored by Safeway Drive Away, Inc; D&T Transportation Inc; and Hoosier Transit Inc.

Fly Brave Foundation

Welcome to Fly Brave



The Fly Brave Emporium

(known in the neighborhood as the good vibes thrift shop) 

5901 Broadway, Unit B, Sac, CA 95820


Closed 11/21 to 11/30 for holiday break

Wed-Fri: 11 am - 2 pm

Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm

Donations are accepted on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

We do not take furniture, toys, baby equipment (car seats/etc.), TVs, microwaves or larger type electronics (big stereos, etc.). 

Thank you for supporting us. 

Dignity Health's 2017 and 2019 Acts of Human Kindness Recipient

Watch our promo on ABC 10, click here. 

2018 Recipient of the Above and Beyond Award, City of Elk Grove

​2021 Recipient of the Tim Haley Recognition Award, City of Sacramento

Visit our Media page to see what we've been up in the community.