Featured Stories

Originally founded in December 2013, PlayHard GiveBack is a lifestyle, purpose-driven snack brand created by father and son based in Sun Valley, Idaho. Over the years, PlayHard GiveBack has provided snack products to some of the worlds top athletes. These are some of the stories along the way, enjoy!

Olympics and Giving Back

Olympics and Giving Back

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“Through innovative product lines, we equip our athletes with a platform of dual benefits: the financial means to support their chosen cause and a sponsorship that fuels their careers,” Brendel said CEO of PHGB.

The Startup Story

The Startup Story

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“As we were on the road, my dad tossed me a book called, ‘Start Something that Matters’ by Blake Mycoskie, the CEO of Toms shoes. I read it, and coincidentally, I was soul searching a little bit,…”

Athlete Ambassador Trip

Athlete Ambassador Trip

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Saving Kyrgyzstan With Skis

“It was a hard month,” Tawa admits. “We weren’t having a lot of success at first. It didn’t even snow the first few weeks.” - Lexi DuPont

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