Veterans

Veterans Fundraising Dinner

FORT MYERS, Fla. – A group of Florida Gulf Coast University students are taking a lesson learned in the classroom and bringing it to life. The group is holding a fundraiser dinner and event to raise funds for Freedom Waters Foundation, a non-profit organization that gives marine-related activities to disabled veterans and disabled children. John [...]

2015-11-07T09:48:29+00:00November 7th, 2015|In the Headlines, Newsletter|0 Comments

Veterans and Freedom Waters

Picture a U.S. Veteran isolated in his home; suffering from PTSD; struggling to get out his front door; unsure of himself and others; knowing what he is capable of and afraid that he may lose control, so he stays home, alone, lonely, isolated, and sometimes teetering on a desire to live…or not. Now, imagine that same Veteran pushing himself out his front door; reaching out to others with trepidation; being invited to go fishing or just for a relaxing boat ride with local community members donating their time and vessels.

2016-12-03T16:08:21+00:00January 17th, 2013|Freedom Stories, Veterans Programs|3 Comments