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Help Combat Veterans heal

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Rich Sanders

THE STORY:

I recently attended Boulder Crest Retreat's Warrior PATHH program. Warrior PATHH (Progressive and Alternative Therapies for Healing Heroes) is Boulder Crest Retreat's 7-day combat stress recovery program. Warrior PATHH is based on the concept of Post Traumatic Growth, which is the notion that struggle with a major life crisis or traumatic event can lead to positive changes. I can proudly inform you, the reader and hopeful benefactor, that this program put me on a path, in one week, that four years of other methods could not. The unconventional yet highly effective methodologies such as equine therapy and transcendental meditation have changed my life, helped me achieve a level of self-awareness I have never known, and will enable me to be my full, best self. I want to see every combat veteran that needs this program get it. There was a point during this class that, after much group talk and meditation, I had been told I needed to admit a repressed memory, a childhood trauma. I was broken afterwards, and we were told to walk a labyrinth, a time honored tradition of warriors, and the class would need a leader. Before I could even muster words, I was chosen, and informed it was because of what I had displayed up until that point. I was told to take up sword and shield, and lead my teammates through. This moment was the turning point of my life. The raffle is for a ~16# shield. Use it as a team weight. Use it for display. Above all else, use it as a symbolic turning point of someone you know. Above all else, use it knowing the cause it went to.

 

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$420

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rich Sanders

    $30

  • Emily

    $50

  • JJV

    $10

  • Jason Clayton

    $50

  • Kenton Larson

    $60

  • Hornbeck

    $20

  • Emily

    $50

  • Jason Clayton

    $150

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42% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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The Team: $420 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Jason Clayton

Jason Clayton

DONATION: $150

3 years ago

Emily

Emily

DONATION: $50

Keep up the great work! 3 years ago

Hornbeck

Hornbeck

DONATION: $20

With it or on it 3 years ago

Kenton Larson

Kenton Larson

DONATION: $60

Thanks for your tireless generosity, Rich! 3 years ago

Jason Clayton

Jason Clayton

DONATION: $50

Thanks for all you do. Keep up the good work brother. 3 years ago

JJV

JJV

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Emily

Emily

DONATION: $50

This is awesome! Great job. 3 years ago

Rich Sanders

Rich Sanders

DONATION: $30

SHplates sale- Brian Rees 3 years ago