VETERANS SUICIDE HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)
with great sorrow we say good bye to one of our own... enter your peace and rest easy william.
Information about Services for William can be found here: www.spear-mulqueeny.com/notices/William-Holmes
There are over 40,000 American Suicides each year! It is the 10th leading cause of death.
If you or someone you know is struggling, reach out or call 1-800-273-8255. If you are a veteran, please press 1.
UPCOMING monthly outings
To Join any of these outings, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 Schedule: (WEEKEND OUTINGS THIRD WEEKEND EACH MONTH)
7 July: VA Welcome Home Event
3-13 August: Road Trip to Wyoming (Limited to Active SfS Participants, Inquire)
18-19 August: Pending Optional Weekend Outing
25 August: "CRUSIN' THE POINT" Veterans Car Show, Benefiting SfS.
10 Nov: R.O.C. for Veterans Music Festival
Join our Effort and mission
START YOUR QUEST and become a 750 SfS Team Member:
If you can't join us for one of our official high-point outings, then just Download a copy of our flag below and head out to your State High-point.
There is one stipulation... you have to take a Service-Member/Veteran or one of their Family-Members along with you. Make it a Group! This mission and message is about solidarity and standing together when it comes to preventing Veteran Suicides (or all Suicides for that matter), and renewing our lives through the therapy of the outdoors!
Make sure to include your mailing address in the email so we can send you one of the Official 750 Team Patches Below! “7-summits, 50-states, 8000 reasons, 1-Mission!”
LATEST NEWS and OUTINGS!
2018 SfS Southern Tour:
Follow the 2018 sfS Southern Tour on our Blog here: Summit for Soldiers Blog
Our Recent Trip:
TAR HOLLOW WINTER CAMPING
We will a wonderful, "Snowey" time having out during this short but fun winter outing. Thanks to everyone who cam out to participate. Lots more to come!
Most Recent Highpoint:
MT ROGERS VA Highpoint
(Summited on 20 Jan 2018.)
Everyone had an Awesome time on this very windy and cold hike to Virginia's Highest Mountain! We followed the Appalachian Trail for about 5 miles and that may have been enough to plant the bug for longer treks along the AT.
MAJOR OUTINGS: SAVE THE DATE: (Details pending, but dates are firm, so sign up now!)
These Major Outings are only open to participants that have participated in our monthly outings or volunteering at our community outreach events.
Email for more details: email@example.com
3-13 August 2018: WY Adventure
Our Newest Program launched in the Columbus, OH area. It is called "BASECAMP" which is a place where spouses, families, and friends of veterans can come together for camaraderie and support, to just relax and hang out, or to learn more about the common struggles and difficulties they face.
2018 meet-ups coming soon. For more Details/Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
A 501(c)(3) Organization, all donations are Tax Exempt.
ALL activities at Summit for Soldiers are open to ALL veterans, service-members and families regardless of status or disposition.
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Why This Mission is so Important
VETERANS CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) 24/7, confidential, tailored for veterans. http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
CONTACT US: email@example.com
Visit our "Silently Fallen" wall to Honor and Remember some of the Warriors that we have lost to the Silent Wounds of War
We exist for you. Our Veterans Mountaineering Club was started to serve our veterans and family members. Come join the camaraderie and adventure, it's also a place where folks can just get away and hang out or give each other a hand if we need it. We don't promise answers, but we do promise to walk beside you through it all.
ROTC, Recruits, OCS, you are the "Tip of the Spear" of our effort to change the mindset of our future veterans when it comes to the Stigma, early detection/treatment of PTS/mTBI. We have the simple DOD tools you need... if you choose to except the challenge.
We can not do anything without the support of our local community. Please come get involved and let us help you, help us to reach out to the many veterans in need. Contact us to find out how to get involved in your neighborhood.