Founded in June of 2008, Rivers of Recovery is a non-profit entity that offers two-day, three-night programs along the Green River in
"Since the program's launch, we've seen a tremendous response," says
He adds, "Rivers of Recovery is emerging from the conceptual phase and we're currently seeing tangible results from our efforts. This program works and greatly benefits participants and their families."
"There are organizations like Rivers of Recovery that will bring you out and show you that you can still do something," he says.
An avid fly-fisherman, Cook founded Rivers of Recovery as a way to give back to those who have made selfless sacrifices for their country. Although he is credited as the founder, Cook notes that the organization is something everyone can be a part of.
"We're all stakeholders in the future of our veterans," he says. "Whether we know it or not, we have a vested interest in them all."
"I encourage everyone to stand behind these brave men and women and support them — the ongoing success of Rivers of Recovery requires financial support from us all."
Rivers of Recovery assists those suffering from a wide spectrum of physical and psychological disabilities, including traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Additionally, family members of veterans who have experienced the loss of a loved one are also encouraged to apply.
Candidate applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis through the organization's website.
For more information, including participant testimonials and how to support future trips, visit http://www.riversofrecovery.org .
SOURCE Rivers of Recovery