Operation Purple Healing Adventures

by National Military Family Association
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Project Report | Aug 19, 2015
2015 Healing Adventures Report

By Caroline Rasmus | Donor Relations Manager

Bainbridge Island, WA
Bainbridge Island, WA

The 2015 Operation Purple Program is well on its way - with only one Healing Adventures left for this year. We've had tremendous successes in Parkton, North Carolina; Dingman's Ferry, Pennsylvania; and Bainbridge Island, Washington. Our final retreat of the year will be held at Camp Rockfish in North Carolina.

Many of the wounded are not able to enjoy some of the activities they previously shared with their families. We've been able to help them rebuild family bonds, establish new roles and responsibilities depending on the service members' injuries, and explore new activities to enjoy together moving forward.

Parents and kids have gone fishing, hiking, canoeing, explored the outdoors. Parents are also given the opportunity to relax and enjoy quiet time together while their children participate with other children in activities supervised by accredited site staff.

Each Retreat also includes structured activities that have been carefully designed to support resiliency-building, communication, and parenting skills. These activities are developed and facilitated onsite by FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress™) consultants. In addition, licensed mental health professionals attend each Retreat to provide support to parents and/or kids that may need an extra ear to speak to when discussing their family’s challenges.

For an in-depth look at one of the Retreats, check out "Surviving Doesn't Happen Alone" (linked below). Thank you for helping these military family members feel like they're not alone!

Bainbridge Island, WA
Bainbridge Island, WA
Bainbridge Island, WA
Bainbridge Island, WA

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By Caroline Rasmus | Donor Relations & Special Events Manager

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Operation Purple - Healing Adventures Progress

By Caroline Rasmus | Donor Relations and Special Events Manager

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National Military Family Association

Location: Alexandria, VA - USA
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Caroline Rasmus
Project Leader:
Caroline Rasmus
Alexandria , VA United States

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