Tee It Up for Veterans Golf Tournament
On July 17, 2023, a group of local Colorado Veterans hosted the 2nd “Tee it Up for Veterans” golf tournament benefiting Helping Heroes Colorado, a statewide advocate for Colorado’s veterans, service members, first responders and their families. Helping Heroes Colorado’s mission is to provide opportunities that improve the lives of trauma-exposed veterans and first responders through peer-to-peer support programs which foster camaraderie and healing. Helping Heroes Colorado aims to give back to the families of these heroes in a way that they deserve.
In August of this year, Helping Heroes Colorado is coordinating a 5-day outdoor retreat to include wilderness and communal experiences as therapeutic healing for U.S. veterans and active-duty service members. This program is unique among veterans and PTSD programs because it weaves wilderness therapy with philosophical discussions, physical challenges, and camaraderie in the outdoors. Read more…
Outdoor Retreat for Veterans
In August of this year, Helping Heroes Colorado is coordinating a 5-day outdoor retreat to include wilderness and communal experiences as therapeutic healing for U.S. veterans and active-duty service members. This program is unique among veterans and PTSD programs because it weaves wilderness therapy with philosophical discussions, physical challenges, and camaraderie in the outdoors.
Helping Heroes Colorado will be providing one lucky military veteran with combat trauma on an all-inclusive buffalo hunt to take place at Little Creek Ranch in Collbran, Colorado.
The three-day and two-night adventure will include a guided buffalo hunt, field dressing, caped hide, meat processing, food lodging and guide tip.
To raise money for this experience, Helping Heroes hosted a raffle of which a drawing took place on August 4, 2023. Kirby from Utah was the recipient of the drawing and he generously offered to donate the hunt to a worthy veteran.A special thanks to Kirby and Little Creek Ranch!
Advocacy for Veterans
Helping Heroes Colorado is an active and contributing member of the United Veterans of Colorado (UVC). Now it’s 51st year, the UVC advocates for veterans service organizations and all veterans in Colorado on a state and federal level and acts as one united voice for veterans issues. In addition, Helping Heroes Colorado is a member and partner with the United Veterans of Colorado Foundation – the 501(c)3 non-profit of the UVC. Through the UVC Foundation, Helping Heroes Colorado is able to provide a tax-deduction of donations provided to the organization.
Military Band-Aid Softball Tournament
Helping Heroes Colorado is a major contributor of the annual Military Band-Aid Softball Tournament. Now in it’s 32nd year, the tournament attracts approximately 100 teams from around the country which makes it the second-largest event of its kind. Contested at Skyview Sports Complex in Colorado Springs, the tournament attracts teams consisting of active military members and veterans who compete for placement at the national tournament which takes place in Georgia later this year.
For more information, visit https://militarybandaid.com.