The United War Veterans Council maintains direct relationships and contacts with over two hundred veteran groups and service providers. These relationships provide the foundation for the services we provide to veterans and organizations, and complement our annual slate of events.
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HEALTH & WELLNESS
The UWVC coordinates a series of programs that provide therapeutic benefits to veterans, including:
EQUINE THERAPY: Horses help veterans cope with mental issues by increasing feelings of calm and empathy.
SAILING: Veterans work together to overcome challenges by harnessing the elemental power of the sea.
ART THERAPY: Enable veterans to safely expressing complex feelings and issues through creative works.
RUCKING: Military-style marching/hiking with weighted backpacks; provides fitness and mental health benefits.
ASSISTED/UNASSISTED SPORTS: Introduce veterans with physical challenges to new competitive sports.
CAMPING: Provides an outdoors respite from the stresses of urban life.
The UWVC’s educational initiatives serve a wide range of audiences:
GENERAL PUBLIC: Promote the importance of veterans to our society, and provide pathways to engagement for individuals, groups and companies.
YOUTH: Create tomorrow’s supporters (and today’s influencers!) by teaching youth about history and veterans issues.
SERVICE PROVIDERS: Help improve outreach and impacts through training workshops on key skill sets (Social Media, press release writing, etc.)
BUSINESSES: Create educated advocates within companies via Best Practices workshops