higher-ground-logo-2Higher Ground provides weeklong outdoor therapeutic recreation retreats for service members and their supporters with Traumatic Brain Injuries, Post Traumatic Stress, Military Sexual Trauma, and Polytrauma. We host various sport themed programs tailored to meet the needs of singles, couples, male, and female veterans.  HG provides three years of follow up services, a reintegration to provide recreation equipment and services and provide resources for any unmet needs.


team-river-runner-logo2Team River Runner (TRR) gives active duty service members and veterans an opportunity to find health, healing, and new challenges through whitewater boating and other paddling sports. www.teamriverrunner.org




northeast-passage-logoThe mission of Northeast Passage is to create an environment where individuals with disabilities can enjoy recreation with the same freedom of choice, quality of life, and independence as their non-disabled peers.do this by developing, delivering, and evaluating innovative barrier-free recreation and health promotion programs. Our guiding principles are promoting client independence through education and problem solving, creating opportunities, and collaborating with others to create a strong network of accessible recreation. www.nepassage.org



Project Sanctuary LogoAt Project Sanctuary, we believe whole family serves, and the best way to “support the troops” is by supporting the family. We provide 6-day therapeutic retreats, enabling military families to reconnect and reintegrate into their communities through education, innovative services, supportive follow through…and FUN! Retreat days are filled with a mix of recreational activities, family-style meals and classes on topics like the keys to a healthy marriage and financial management. www.projectsanctuary.us



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, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings. www.projecthealingwaters.org






operation-game-on-logo2Operation Game On provides golf as a form of rehabilitation for our returning combat injured troops suffering from physical and mental disabilities. Our goal is to reach out to our troops and their families to show them the honor they deserve through an introduction to the game of golf. www.operationgameon.org





ride-2-recovery-logo2Ride 2 Recovery is produced by the Fitness Challenge, a (501C3) in partnership with the Military and VA Volunteer Service Office to benefit mental and physical rehabilitation programs for our country’s wounded veterans and healing heroes that features cycling as the core activity. Held in partnership with the Fitness Challenge Foundation, R2R raises money to support cycling programs at military and VA locations around the U.S. to help healing heroes overcome obstacles they face. www.ride2recovery.com



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The Sierra Club Military Families and Veterans Initiative is ensuring those who defended our country and their families get to enjoy the land they served! www.sierraclub.org/military/





terros-logoThe Terros Advancing Heroes Project is an innovative training approach that combines effective evidenced-based treatments with a variety of powerful wellness and healing interventions. The purpose is to provide our veterans with an array of tools based on 12 weeks of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Seeking Safety, both evidenced based practices for Post-Traumatic Stress, to help with depression/anxiety and substance use. www.terros.org



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Eagle Rock Camp is a faith-based sports camp that reconnects military families in a traditional camp environment that is therapeutic, builds a healthy spirit and strong family bonds.  Our secluded location in the Mountains of Western North Carolina is free from the distractions of daily life. With no phones, no internet and no televisions as distractions, our military families focus on reconnecting, participating in interactive workshops that build family resiliency and start their healing process. Retreats are open to both veteran and active duty military families are offered at no charge. www.eaglerockcamp.org



WTS_logoWorld T.E.A.M. Sports changes lives through sports. For more than 20 years, we have used athletics to challenge disabled men and women to accomplish goals they never thought possible. In all our events, we include both disabled and able-bodied participants. At many of our events, injured veterans play an important role, such as our Face of America ride from the Pentagon to Gettysburg, and our Adventure Team Challenge in Colorado. Our inspiring Military Initiative brings together injured veterans and able-bodied climbers, skiers, hikers, mountaineers and water sports enthusiasts for military-specific outdoor adventures worldwide. worldteamsports.org/



GAAquariumLogoGeorgia Aquarium is committed to thanking the men and women serving in our military and has established the Veteran Immersion Program as part of the 4R Program. This important initiative provides veterans with a positive experience that helps them adapt to life after their return from war. Inspiring a positive connection with family and friends and allows these men and women to encounter something larger than life, drawing the comparison between swimming in the exhibit and overcoming obstacles in their daily lives. www.georgiaaquarium.org/



Honr House logoThe Honor House is a proactive step in transitioning this generation’s Combat Wounded from the Battlefield to the home front. The mission is to provide a complete transitional package that utilizes resources from the community to meet therapeutic needs of our Veterans affected by combat. www.thehonorhouse.org