Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors Video
"Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know."
- President John F. Kennedy, 1961
Programs and Services
Heartbeat’s therapeutic services include Back in the Saddle Warriors, a successful equine-assisted therapy program.
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Our Scuba Warriors program offers a healing activity in a pain-free environment. Heartbeat covers the costs. Watch a report from KING 5 News: Scuba Warriors deal with war's after-effects underwater.
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The Emergency Assistance Program for wounded warriors and their families IN WA STATE provides funds for life’s unexpected events and critical needs. Heartbeat responds within 72 hours.
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Our seven morale-building programs help wounded warriors and families heal emotionally and physically. These heart-felt events are opportunities for Heartbeat and our donors to show how much we care.
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All Programs and Services
The Soldiers Project NW
Psychological Counseling for ALL OIF/OEF Veterans and Their Families
FREE and Confidential
For info and /or appointment
For Suicidal Thoughts
Contact Randi Jensen LMHC, CCDC, Director of The Soldiers Project NW
Star Spangled Banner Challenge
People have recently criticized the National Anthem as being stupid, silly, too militaristic, and many more insults.
This band sings a version that will knock your socks off ... a Navy vet who was a Corpsman to our Courageous Marines sings the lead. View below! Take the challenge. Cheers of Patriotic Joy!!
SAVE THE DATE
Breakfast for Heroes - Exciting Fundraiser. Registration opens 3/1.
Harbour Pointe Golf Club Tournament for Heartbeat July 4
Proliance Surgeons Golf Tournament for Heartbeat Sept 12
Download flyer and sponsorship form
Thank you to David Fitzgerald CEO Proliance Surgeons and Rob Schwartz Director of Public Policy for their support!
Scuba Warrior classes are monthly and available to any Wounded Warrior from GWOT and any Special Ops Warriors who has had even one deployment. Contact Janice at 425-931-1047 or send her an email
Heartbeat In The News
JBLM Public Affairs
Back In The Saddle Warriors was visited April 9 2013 by Sgt Spradlin of JBLM Public Affairs to do a story on our program for Wounded Warriors. Below is the written piece. They did a great job capturing the program.
Hippotherapy, charitable organization helps wounded warriors »
Heartbeat In The News in an Upcoming Book " Healing Trauma In War"
Heartbeat had the honor of being asked to write 2 Chapters on our Therapy Programs for this outstanding book. This book includes writing from some of the most dedicated and informative authors on this subject in the country! A must have book.
A special thank you to Dr Raymond Scurfield and Dr Kathy Platoni for the creative genius in editing it took in putting this book together
Click here for more info.
Heartbeat always needs Visa, WalMart, Safeway gift cards in any amount to serve Wounded Warrior families. The need is great.
Volunteers for our Back In The Saddle Warriors program to be side walkers. Program is in Olympia area. Contact Janice if you can help.
Advances: We are excited at the possibility of hiring a PT who is hippotherapy certified for our Back In The Saddle Warriors. This will enable us to serve more wounded warriors. We do have a wonderful OT on board and of course our awesome PATH Certified trainer. Monetary donations to help us fund this are appreciated. Just click the donate button at the top of the website. This clinical therapeutic program is cutting edge and having great results