Member Spotlight: Operation Amped

Operation Amped’s mission is to share the love of surfing with those who are not always able to enjoy the sport. They know from experience, the healing potential of surfing for seriously ill, injured, or disabled U.S. military veterans and their families. Their vision is to build a surfing community that demonstrates appreciation for the [...]

R4 Coordinated Care Network: It’s HERE!

July 17, 2017 -  R4 Alliance, a national association of integrative wellness and therapeutic recreation providers, in partnership with technology firm Unite Us, launched the R4 Coordinated Care Network. The first of its kind, the network will digitally connect recreational, therapeutic, and rehabilitation organizations across the nation to enable service members, Veterans, and their families to [...]

Member Spotlight: Lava Lakes – Live

The Lava Lake Injured Veteran Equine Program, or LIVE Program, provides injured veterans the opportunity to use and progress the skills learned “back home” but in a near wilderness environment. The LIVE Program represents the “next step” in equine therapy. The veteran’s recreational therapist travels to the LIVE Program session and participates in all activities, [...]

Congrats to 2017 Spring Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the five R4 Alliance Members who received grant funds through the Bob Woodruff Foundation. Your work is helping Our Military Families every day. A Sanctuary for Military Families, Inc. The A.R.T. of Project Sanctuary Location: National Issue Area: Rehabilitation and Recovery Project Sanctuary helps active duty military and veteran families address family challenges [...]

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Member Spotlight: The B.R.E.A.T.H. Center

    The mission of The B.R.E.A.T.H. Center's nonprofit arm is to provide veterans, their families and the under-served with integrated, community based programs and services that create wellness and build personal and financial well-being. The following services are offered at the center: Functional and Holistic Nutrition Evaluation – This service provides a comprehensive, one-on-one, evaluation of [...]

Peanut M and M’s® Were My “Happy Pills” Until I Needed Help

Caregiver, R4 Board Member Jeannette Davidson-Mayer, Shares Her Experience In Seeking Support Happiness was grabbing that handful of popcorn mixed with chocolate M&M's® to find the Peanut M&M's® hiding in there. For many years, these delightful milk chocolates wrapped around tasty peanuts were jokingly called "Happy Pills" in my house. My favorite snack was mixing [...]

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