Mike keeps philanthropic non-profits close to his heart and has a long history of giving back. Mike has served as the Spokesperson for National Mobility Awareness Month and still promotes NMEDA's efforts to help people with disabilities regain their mobility to live full and active lives. He has served on the board of directors of the North Carolina Wheelchair Athletes Foundation (NCWAF), the North Carolina Community Sailing and Rowing Center (NCCSR) and No Barriers USA. He supports the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Mike is a member of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), the United Spinal Association and is a life member of both the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and Disabled American Veterans (DAV).