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June 2021

by Riley Gregoire, on Jun 30, 2021 11:33:00 AM

4th of July is right around the corner! With summer now in full swing, our partners have some fun opportunities planned for the upcoming months! Check them out below!

Stay In Step Adaptive Surfing Event

July 17th @ New Smyrna Beach, FL

Lunch will be provided!

This July, Stay In Step is partnering with Oceans of Hope to host an adaptive surfing event. Oceans of Hope offers adaptive ocean access for individuals with limited mobility. This includes specialized wheelchairs or assistance to enter the sand, customized surfboards, and kayaks to empower paraplegics and quadriplegics to safely ride the waves.

Cohort 14 Starts! 

July 13th Cohort 14 will start their journey through the Dog Tag Inc fellowship program. 

Cohort 15

As one cohort begins, another is in the making! Make sure to check on Dog Tag's website for updates regarding Cohort 15 applications for the winter 2022 fellowship!! 

Dog Tag Website

Merging Vets & Players Staff Retreat 

This last month, MVP staff gathered to participate in exercises, created by Wolf Tribe that focus on developing teamwork, trust, communication, and team culture.

Soldiers' Angels Food Distribution

Another successful food distribution is in the books! Maria, Chris, Erica and Kien spent 6 hours distributing food to over 210 veterans and their families. That equates to over 25,000 lbs of food!

Promotion!

Congratulations to Ted Probert for his promotion to President and  CEO of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation! Well deserved!

Ted Probert joined the Scholarship Foundation back in 2018 as the Executive Vice President, Development. 

BLOG: Comfort Kills

Want to learn more about getting out of your comfort zone and the benefits of doing so? Check out our blog, written by an Army Vet, that discusses some tips on growth and success. 

Read Here

 

The mission of True North, to make a positive contribution to the veteran community and inspire our peers to prioritize charitable actions, is more important than ever. The COVID-19 crisis has caused widespread uncertainty and stress, and for our nation's heroes recovering from physical injuries, seeking treatment for PTS, seeking meaningful employment, or simply providing for their families, this pandemic has exacerbated the challenges they already face. Physical distancing and social isolation have increased the need for support, and we remain committed to the partnerships that embody our True North.

As part of our mission, we strive to connect veterans and their families with the support they need. If you, or someone you know, seeks resources to help navigate the challenges of veteran transition, please let us know here.

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