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U.S. Army National Guard Member Ryan Garrison and WCC's Luke Family Meets Collins Kevin and Clifford

Warrior Canine Connection

Org #26970
Vetted since 2014
2011
year founded
$135,368
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Warrior Canine Connection is a pioneering organization that utilizes clinically based Canine Connection Therapy to empower returning combat Veterans who have sustained physical and psychological wounds while in service to our country. Based on the concept of Warriors helping Warriors, WCC's therapeutic service dog training program is designed to mitigate symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injuries, while giving recovering Service Members and Veterans a sense of purpose, help in reintegrating back into their families and communities, and a potential career path as a service dog trainer. The program also produces highly skilled Warrior-trained service dogs that will pr... read more

Project Leaders
Jennifer Wilder
Jennifer Wilder
Team
Rick A Yount, Jennifer Wilder, Allison Proctor, Molly Morelli
Organization Information
14934 Schaeffer Road
Boyds, MD 20841
United States
301-260-1111
Organization Information
14934 Schaeffer Road
Boyds, MD 20841
United States
301-260-1111

Project Reports

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Jul 13, 2020
Responding to COVID 19
I hope this message finds you and your families healthy and safe. We look forward to moving past this time and on to brighter days ahead.  June was National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)...
Jun 11, 2020
Why Dogs Work: The Science of WCC
Despite the tens of billions of dollars being spent on Veteran health care, many Veterans continue to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). In a 2011...
Mar 20, 2020
Luke became my service dog, I became his Veteran
WCC is on a mission to make a real difference for our nation’s wounded Warriors so that they may live the fullest life possible. In the following interview, USAF Veteran Ryan shares the journey...
 
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