The mission of Double Angel Foundation is three-fold –all in the name of Dillon and Logan Dixey, two young Parker boys who lived and breathed the game of baseball before tragically drowning in 2000 while swimming at the rear of a houseboat on Lake Powell. First, is the intention to develop special needs programs and scholarship opportunities so that baseball can be accessible to all children. Second, is the goal of improving public awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Third, is the construction and maintenance of a baseball complex in Parker, Colorado, so that youth can enjoy the game, share team spirit and experience the sense of accomplishment.
The construction of the baseball complex was completed in 2006. While it continues to be owned by the Double Angel Foundation, the Double Angel Ballpark...
Since Dillon and Logan Dixey died while swimming off a houseboat in 2000, the Double Angel Foundation has made it a point to educate people...
The Double Angel Foundation’s goal is to award up to $7,000 annually in sports scholarships to area youth ages 5 to 18. This scholarship can...
The Double Angel Foundation (DAF) is looking for baseball and softball players between the ages of 5 and 18 who may need some financial assistance to play their sport. DAF annually grants up to $7,000 in sports scholarships to area youth ages 5 to 18. These scholarships can be used.
The Last Swim; Boys' Deaths Expose Invisible Killer By Judd Slivka and Maureen West The Arizona Republic December 31, 2000 Pat Horning is sinking, sinking, sinking into the blue-brown waters of Lake Powell, knowing what is beneath him, knowing what he must do. He is sinking at a foot per.
Following the tragic deaths of two of their sons, Ken and Bambi Dixey started the Double Angel Foundation to make a positive impact on the youth of today and tomorrow. Their goal was to create baseball-playing opportunities for children and to raise awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning on houseboats.
With amazing support and help from the community, the Foundation completed construction of a baseball complex in Parker, CO. The Foundation and its Board of Directors also developed special needs programs and scholarship opportunities so that baseball can be accessible to all children. Additionally, they have raised public awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.