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2023 Honoring Heroes Tour  with Children of Fallen Heroes Nonprofit that provides support
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Mission Statement

Children of Fallen Heroes provides retreats, education, and special programs to children and families of fallen military and first responders designed to create an escape from grief, helping them to survive and thrive in spite of their loss.

 

Vision Statement

Children of Fallen Heroes seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of the sacrifice of fallen military and first responder heroes as well as the sacrifice and needs of their loved ones, through an increasing range of healing educational and recreational activities.

Statement of Need

Child survivors of fallen military and first responders experience complicated grief, involving not merely the loss of a parent, but also the loss of a hero, and the loss of their familiar sense of belonging within a community. Participation in skill-building activities with others who have experienced similar losses is imperative in the healing process. Research shows that children of fallen heroes who participate in peer support activities experience an increased sense of hope, positive role-modeling, and greater trust, understanding, and empathy. In order to continue this mission of healing, Children of Fallen Heroes will one day build regional camps across the United States and will continue to fundraise to facilitate these critical programs. Children of Fallen Heroes is based in Holden Beach, North Carolina, and currently serves several states across the United States with a vision of having complete coverage across all 50 states by 2024. 

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Program Description

Children of Fallen Heroes is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2015 by Kenneth Wasley. We provide various types of retreats, education opportunities, community outreach, and special activities for children and families of fallen military and first responders. All activities are designed to provide a respite from grief as well as a new learning experience in an atmosphere in which their hero parents are remembered and honored for their service. These activities have included but are not limited to: STEM Flights Indoor Skydiving, Equine Retreat for Heroes, Golf Day Camp, NC Coastal Fishing, Canine Rescue Class and Wildlife Rescue Class, Drone and Photography Class, Scuba DivingSTEM Robotics, Tandem SkydivingWeddings, and Special Occasions.

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Future Camp

Children of Fallen Heroes is searching for land in Moore County, NC to build the first Retreat and Education Camp. The camp is designed for children and surviving spouses of fallen

First Responders and the Military. 

 

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