Wounded Waters

Getting Veterans out on the water, away from their struggles.

The mission of Wounded Waters is to give wounded warriors including Combat Veterans, Active Duty Military and First Responders outdoor adventures like fishing trips so they can take a break from worrying about all the stressors of daily life. Many Military Service men/women, Firemen and Police deal with high stress in their daily jobs and may even have Post Traumatic Stress issues, but they generally don’t like to talk about it. Too many of our Veterans and Service Personnel are feeling anxious, depressed, stressed and alone. Some are even at a high risk of suicide, a tragedy which we strive to prevent. Wounded Waters is trying to break down the barriers around these Service men and women, we want to let them know they are not alone and offer a helping hand out of the darkness they may be struggling with.

Wounded Warriors of Mississippi (not affiliated with Wounded Warrior Project)

*(Not affiliated with Wounded Warrior Project)

Mississippi’s Wounded Warriors are all around us. You might not always see a Veteran’s injuries since not all of them are visible. Post 9/11, we have hundreds upon hundreds that came back with physical and/or mental scars. They made the sacrifice, served our country, then came home to spouses, children, and family as a changed person. These Heroes are now fighting a war within themselves to reconnect with society. This battle they are fighting within themselves can be as difficult as the battlefield itself.

Wounded Warriors of Mississippi is a Non-Profit 501C Organization, and our mission is to help them win this battle. We help them mentally by organizing events where they can meet fellow warriors that share their daily struggles. We help them physically by assisting with daily tasks that have become too difficult to complete. We help them financially when they are struggling to pay a utility bill, get medications, or other daily needs. And we help them spiritually by praying and recognizing that without God this organization would not be what it is today and what it will grow to be.

Wounded Warrior Outdoors

Wounded Warrior Outdoors, Inc. is a non-profit organization exclusively founded to provide wounded servicemen and women with therapeutic outdoor adventures across North America. WWO gives deserving Active Duty Warriors in transition the opportunity of a lifetime in the wilderness location of their choice. We call them “Adventures Enabled.” Their adventure could take them bear hunting in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, on alligator hunts or fishing excursions in the Gulf Coast region of Florida or deer hunting in Texas. During their experience, they will participate in therapeutic activities such as backpacking, trail expeditions and numerous social interactions.

Wounded Warrior Outdoors provides this all-inclusive adventure at absolutely no cost to the servicemen and women, their families or the government. Transportation, lodging, meals and documentation of the adventure is provided free of charge. It is because of this arrangement that Wounded Warrior Outdoors relies entirely on private donations. Administration, general offices and personnel services are donated.

In order to maintain this highly effective organization, we need the support of private individuals and corporations. At Wounded Warrior Outdoors, over ninety percent of all donations directly benefit these Active Duty Warriors in transition.

Fifty wounded, but active, members of the military are selected to participate each year. Our host facilities are of the highest quality and offer all the comforts of home. WWO also provides complete outfitting including gear, clothing and field transport. Even taxidermy services are provided at no charge.

Most important to the program, Active Duty Warriors in transition are provided with all the accessibility and equipment necessary to make it an adventure that is truly memorable and one in which they can participate fully. No matter the individual’s disability, our focus in on ability and making sure their adventure becomes the memory of a lifetime.

All military branches have participated in our program and we have many relationships with military hospitals that help us facilitate our programs.

Wounded War Heroes Foundation

Providing therapeutic outdoor experiences for veterans who have been wounded or injured as a result of serving our country.

Wounded War Heroes’ (WWH) pledges that these gallant men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country and sustained life-altering wounds or injuries as a result of serving our country in the fight for freedom are distinguished for their courageous service and sacrifice. Our passion for the outdoors and desire to give generously by demonstrating everyone’s appreciation supporting the Wounded Ware Heroes’ Vision, to enrich a person’s beneficial outreach to support and fund therapeutic outdoor experiences for these warriors.

Wounded Heroes Hunting Camp

A Service for Our Military Service Members

Offering our wounded veterans the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy a hunting or fishing trip with all expenses paid, our group focuses on uniting fellow Wounded Heroes on our outdoor adventures. On our trips, our Heroes create memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. Wounded Heroes Hunting Camp is here for our Heroes, and we hope that you will share in our passion and commitment to do what we can for the brave men and women who have sacrificed to protect our freedoms. We believe that healing begins on the hunt! ​​

Woods Wheels Water Outdoors

WWWO is a non-profit organization that helps the physically challenged have the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors at no cost. WWWO operates strictly on a volunteer basis and there is never a cost to our guest hunters.

Warrior Bonfire Program

The Warrior Bonfire Program is an organization created for service members who have been wounded in combat operations. The purpose of our programs are to encourage camaraderie between those that can fully understand the mindset of a combat wounded soldier and /or their spouse, foster healing through those relationships, inspire growth towards new passions and purpose post military service, or simply know they are not alone. Our programs center around hosting retreats that include therapeutic small group communications and activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing and more, with each event concluding with a bonfire. Our events are designed to set the examples of getting out with others to combat isolation and rejecting the use and need of self medication. Picture The Warrior Bonfire Program operates in Clinton, Mississippi, as a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt non profit charity. It is overseen by a board of directors of 7 members with experience in military operations, private sector businesses, non profit organizations, government processes, and entrepreneurial start ups. Currently, all funds raised go directly to the programs that support the combat wounded veterans we serve. The Warrior Bonfire Program has been in operation since January of 2013.

Hot Coffee Hunts for Heroes

Hot Coffee Hunts for Heroes provides deer and turkey hunting opportunities in Hot Coffee, MS for wounded warriors from all over the United States. Thanks folks for supporting our wounded heroes! For information, contact us.

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