Our goal is to raise $30,000 to split among the four charities:
Operation Second Chanceis a non-profit organization providing support for soldiers at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and beyond.
The organization helps to empower soldiers who have been wounded, both active duty and retired, by filling almost any void encountered, including working to make homes accessible, providing transitional housing and offering financial support.
Operation Second Chance also provides varied programs to veterans and their families through funds raised, including:
Heroes on the Water helps our Nation’s warriors and veterans from all branches of the United States military unwind using the therapeutic qualities of fishing from kayaks. What looks like a day trip of paddling and fishing is in fact something much deeper and long-lasting.
Founded in 2007, our unique kayak fishing program allows the participants a chance to decompress from the stresses associated with combat and the physical rigors of rehabilitation. Warriors enjoy these benefits while on guided fishing trips held in local communities around the country.
Valor Service Dogs– Empowering America’s wounded veterans through the support of service dogs
Valor Service Dogs is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization that helps post-9/11 wounded veterans regain their independence, return to civilian life, and maintain successful partnerships through the training and placing of mobility assistance and PTSD service dogs.
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides expert pediatric care for infants, children and teens with some of the most challenging medical problems in our community and around the world. With more than half of our 259 beds devoted to intensive care level services, we are the regional pediatric referral center for Florida’s West Coast. Physicians and community hospitals count on us to care for critically ill patients and perform complex surgical procedures.
Named a top 50 children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we provide access to the most innovative treatments and therapies. Taking part in pediatric medical education and clinical research helps us to provide world-class care in more than 43 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties.
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