Horses Helping Heroes Project
1807 S. Church St., Suite 108
Smithfield VA 23430
Last Updated 2013-12-28
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our mission is to empower military and first-responder veterans to face the challenges of mental, emotional and physical wounds and to assist them in creating active, healthier and more fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
Volunteer OpportunitiesMinimum Age: 14Work onsite with veterans during classes, help with barn chores and horse maintenance, host fundraisers, distribute information about the program and man information booths, prepare and serve lunches during classes.
Wish ListWe are looking for gift cards to purchase lunch for veterans and volunteers after each class, a TV that can play DVDs for volunteer training, color ink cartridges for an HP Officejet 7310 and horse supplies such as fly spray, shampoo, detangler.