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LOWA Boots Announces Recipients of 2023 Give Back Program Launching with Big City Mountaineers

March 8, 2023

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James Edwards, CGPR


5% of Net Sales of Purchases During Select Weeks Go To Six Nonprofits Throughout the Year   

LOWA Boots, the global footwear brand known for its 100 years of hand-crafted European heritage, today announced the recipients of its 2023 Give Back Programs, as part of their 100 Years of LOWA celebration. The LOWA Give Back Program benefits non-profit organizations that are removing barriers and increasing equitable access to the outdoors. Kicked off last week with Big City Mountaineers, LOWA will donate 5% of net sales made at during select weeks to six nonprofits in 2023.

“LOWA’s continued support of our programs that help us bring more youth outdoors is so appreciated,” said David Taus, Executive Director of Big City Mountaineers. “Creating these transformative experiences isn’t possible without brands like LOWA helping us achieve our goals.”

LOWA’s Give Back program launches with Big City Mountaineers, whose vision is to have a nation transformed by youth connected to and empowered by nature. They provide free, fully outfitted backcountry trips, facilitating transformative experiences through nature that strengthen life skills and build community for youth from disinvested communities.

The complete list of non-profit recipients includes:

“As we enter our 100th year in business, giving back to our community continues to be a top priority,” said LOWA USA General Manager Peter Sachs. “Choosing non-profit organizations that work to introduce more people of all backgrounds the outdoors is our goal as a brand; aligning ourselves with non-profits doing just that is a perfect fit.”

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About Big City Mountaineers

Big City Mountaineers breaks down barriers to outdoor access for youth from disinvested communities by providing free, fully-outfitted, and professionally-led backcountry trips for youth ages 8-18. For 30 years, we’ve partnered with youth development agencies in seven cities across the country to connect students with nature and reconnect them with their strengths, skills, and resiliency. We offer overnight camps for youth ages 8-12 and our flagship, week-long backpacking or canoeing trips for youth ages 13-18. To learn more, please visit

 About LOWA Boots

With almost 100 years of hand-crafted European heritage, LOWA Boots is a globally respected footwear brand located in Jetzendorf, in Upper Bavaria. Since 1923, LOWA has created premium outdoor boots and shoes featuring beautiful silhouettes, best-in-class quality, and proprietary technology. Its designers adeptly navigate the outdoor performance, lifestyle, and fashion categories, always nurturing brand integrity. 95% of LOWA footwear is designed and handcrafted in factories in Europe. In recognition of these efforts, LOWA is one of the only footwear brands to receive ISO 9001 status for the highest quality construction and process standards. LOWA certified tactical boots are also made to comply with the European Union’s PPE standards. Dedicated to sustainability, LOWA has resoling and rental programs.

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