Companions 4 Heroes: Helping injured vets with their own companion animal

This event will honor 1/75 Ranger Battalion’s Travis Dunn with Honorary Speaker and Hunter Army Airfield’s Garrison Commander Ken Dwyer. Dunn has served 7 tours in Afghanistan and is now in a wheelchair after a bullet severed his spinal cord. Click below to get a few more details on this special event and special veteran from David Sharpe who founded Companions For Heroes:

 

Mission

Companions for Heroes (C4H) provides companion animals, companion dogs, and on a case-by-case basis, service dogs, obtained from shelters, rescues and humane societies, who might otherwise be euthanized, free of charge to active duty military personnel, military veterans, first responders, military spouses and children, and Gold Star Families recovering from the psychological challenges they suffered during service to our country. C4H increases public awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other challenges confronting our country’s heroes; and rally’s support for animal welfare and the adoption of shelter and/or rescue animals.

C4H is a non-clinical and non-facility based organization that places special emphasis on creating mutually beneficial opportunities for shelter and rescue animals, some who might otherwise be euthanized, and our nation’s service men and women by accessing the expertise of medical care professionals and animal welfare organizations. C4H is an Animal Assisted Activity (AAA) program that recognizes the incredible power of the human-animal relationship and seeks to support those suffering from psychological stress as they pursue recovery with the unconditional love of a pet.

C4H (Companions For Heroes) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. C4H’s federal ID number for donations is: #27-0648741.  

Companions For Heroes HQ

620 Sea Island Road, Suite 148,Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-1767

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