Community Involvement

Swift Institute takes pride in supporting the many communities we serve. The physicians and staff of Swift Institute are actively involved in the community and are proud to support the following organizations.

High Fives Foundation

In 2014, Spine Nevada announced a partnership with the High Fives Foundation to provide support and bring awareness for athletes injured during winter action sports. Dr. Lynch is a board member and medical director for High Fives. He also serves on the grant selection committee. Founded by Roy Tuscany in 2010, the Tahoe based organization is dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes that have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. High Fives Foundation has been selected by Powder Magazine as the Non-profit Group of Year for two consecutive years.

Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows

The Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows includes nearly 130 different programs, events and activities to meet the diverse needs and interests of our children members ages 0-18 in the Truckee Meadows.

Renown Children's Hospital

Dr. Lynch is a contributor to Renown Children’s Hospital.

Renown Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated children’s hospital in northern Nevada and offers a variety of programs and services designed specifically to take care of our community’s families.

The Irish Hospice Foundation

Dr. Lynch is the US Ambassador to The Irish Hospice Foundation.

The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) is a national charity dedicated to all matters relating to dying, death and bereavement in Ireland.

Northern Nevada RAVE Foundation

The Northern Nevada RAVE Family Foundation provides center-based respite care to families with children with special needs and their siblings aged 3 months – 6 years.

Reno Area Triathletes

Swift Institute is a proud corporate sponsor of the Reno Area Triathletes.

Reno Area Triathletes is the triathlon club for the Reno community. The club organizes the annual Pyramid Lake Triathlon, a sprint distance triathlon. Joseph Olivarez, PA-C, MD, and Thaïs Mollet, PT, DPT participate regularly in triathlon races.

Ronald McDonald House Northern Nevada

Swift Institute is pleased to contribute to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope. Children are able to heal faster because they’re surrounded by their families. While RMHC may not be able to make medicine taste better or erase the pain of a much-needed treatment, the efforts help ease the financial and emotional burden for families.

ThinkFirst of Reno-Tahoe

Dr. Lynch is the president of ThinkFirst Reno-Tahoe.

ThinkFirst of Reno-Tahoe was established in 2010. Each year, an estimated 1.7 million persons in the United States sustain a brain injury, and 12,000 – 20,000 sustain a spinal cord injury. In fact, injury is the leading cause of death among children and teens. The ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation’s award-winning, evidence-based programs are aimed at helping people learn to reduce their risk for injury. SpineNevada is a sponsor of ThinkFirst Reno-Tahoe.

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