Big Hearts Under the Big Sky

Big Hearts under the Big Sky is a program started by the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association (MOGA) MOGA places children diagnosed with life threatening illness, women suffering from breast cancer and military veterans who have provided extraordinary service to our country, on fully guided and outfitted trips at no charge. To meet the mission of the Big Hearts program we partner with several well-known national charities These MOGA partners preform a vital function of identifying qualified persons who desire and will benefit from an outfitted adventure trip of a lifetime in Montana MOGA works to match their needs with the right outfitters and guides to fulfill their dreams In some cases our partners may also play an equally important role in helping execute the trip. [Read More]

Camp Patriot

Camp Patriot’s mission: CHALLENGE - CHANGE & LEAD Life Changing Adventures, Mentoring, Veteran Leadership Program Camp Patriot exists to take combat wounded & disabled U.S. Veterans on outdoor adventures. The task is monumental. Today, there are over 2.3 million wounded & disabled veterans in the U.S. The number of disabled men and women veterans is growing with each day, as the “war on terror” continues. The suicide rate for veterans is 22+ per day. [Read More]

Make A Difference Outdoors

M.A.D. Outdoors was created with the purpose of honoring combat-injured veterans with more than a “thank you” by offering these brave individuals a variety of activities in the great outdoors. Knowing that many injuries are not seen, efforts quickly expanded to provide shooting, hunting and fishing activities to all veterans, as well as individuals of all ages with physical challenges and special needs.

Montana Grit

Montana Grit Outdoors is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to offer programs that enrich the lives of veterans and veteran families through shooting, survival education, outdoor programs with guided hunts for women, and educational workshops. . We strive to give a solid foundation for personal growth by facilitating an environment that allows our participants to discover their capabilities, strengths, and freedom. MGO encourages you to take action while facing the presence of fear because we believe that what you do in those moments effects the way you choose to live. [Read More]

Montana Vets Montana Waters

Montana Vets ~ Montana Waters’ mission is to assist Montana’s veterans in transitioning from their service-related physical and emotional wounds by providing them with premium quality outdoor experiences primarily centered around fly fishing on Montana’s rivers, lakes, and streams.

Montana Warriors on the Water

Montana Warriors on the Water (MWOTW) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, comprised of local sportsmen and women, and veterans of the United States Military, partnered with local businesses, communities, and organizations, providing outdoor recreational therapy and opportunities to veterans of the United States Military at no cost to them. In addition to honoring our veterans by giving back, it is our goal to provide an environment for our veterans to relax and be able to meet other veterans from across the country who may be combat wounded or suffering from issues associated with the psychological effects of war. [Read More]

Montana Wounded Warriors

Our mission is to take groups of 2 to 6 wounded Montana Veterans on all-expense-paid hunting and fishing trips where their chances of success are extremely high. We focus solely on putting these wounded Veterans in a beautiful outdoor setting and giving them the opportunity to bond with others who have walked in their boots. Other organizations may have more resources and skills at dealing with other aspects of these wounded Veterans’ needs but we feel that the abundant natural resources available in Montana combined with a willing group of outdoor enthusiasts allows us to provide these Veterans with an unforgettable, high-quality experience. [Read More]

Operation Never Forgotten

Operation Never Forgotten (ONF) is a national nonpartisan, 100% volunteer non-profit organization. Its mission is to remember, thank and help rebuild the lives of those Post-9/11 veterans and military families who have sacrificed so greatly to defend our freedoms. This is done through awareness campaigns, workshops for veterans with invisible wounds, outdoor retreats for veterans with physical and/or invisible wounds, and training for veteran mentors. All workshops and retreats are also for caregivers. [Read More]

Operation Pay It Forward

To show our appreciation for our fighting veterans by connecting them with others that share the same passions and are willing to get them into the outdoors and enjoying life again. We challenge all of the veterans that participate to “Pay It Forward” by spreading the word to their brothers and sisters that need help or could use some time in the outdoors to re-focus their minds on the important things in life! [Read More]

Project Healing Waters

Mission Statement Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings. Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Maryland. PHWFF receives no government funding and is dependent on tax-deductible, charitable donations and the help of numerous volunteers to meet the educational, equipment, transportation, and related needs of its participants. [Read More]