RUN JOHN RUN

John Almeda, Fly Brave Co-Founder, COMPLETES

THE WESTERN STATES 100 MILE ENDURANCE RUN



John ran/FINISHED the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run on June 24, 2023, completing the race in 27 hours and becoming the first person with Nonverbal Autism to do so.


NONVERBAL DOES NOT MEAN UNABLE. CHEERS!












On April 2, 2022, World Autism Day,

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

CBS News Coverage


John was featured in American Essence Magazine

Click here for the article

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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 flybravefoundation@gmail.com for info.


​Fly Fit media coverage below.

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

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 flybravefoundation@gmail.com.

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

Welcome to Fly Brave


A LOOK AT WHAT WE DO

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.

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.

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.

Helping neurodiverse individuals live life without limits.

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

On BRAVE Wings, We RISE

Fly Brave Foundation

The Fly Brave Emporium - new/used treasures

We are an autism employment training program so our hours and days of operation are limited due to classes/workshops/events.

5901 Broadway, Unit B, Sac, CA 95820


We are open to the public on:

Wed, Thurs, Fri: 11 am - 2 pm

Most Saturdays: 11-2 (call first due to events)


Donations are accepted during operating hours.

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

If donating clothing, please bring in gently used items only.

Thank you for supporting us.