5 Non-Profits: Giving Tuesday

1. Project Healing Water
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.
We have been big fans of project healing waters for a long time now, and have fished with multiple people who have personally been influenced by this incredible program. We actually made a video about one of them…

Follow this link to find out how you can help contribute to PHWFF on this Giving Tuesday: https://projecthealingwaters.networkforgood.com/projects/62647-givingtuesday

Photo: Ed Felker

2. Bonefish Tarpon Trust
At Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, it is our mission to conserve and restore bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries and habitats through research, stewardship, education, and advocacy.
Bonefish and Tarpon trust leads the way when it comes to preserving our saltwater game fish. We have really enjoyed watching this organization grow and expand in the last 5 years, and they need support now more than ever. We actually accompanied BTT’s Florida Keys research lead Ross Boucek and BTT’s business development lead Mark Rehbein on a week-long Tarpon Tagging adventure, where we got to see these guys in action!
Follow this link to donate to Bonefish Tarpon Trust: https://www.bonefishtarpontrust.org/donate
Shoutout to Bairs Lodge and Abaco Lodge, in the Bahamas:
“For many this is the time of the year to give thanks. In the spirit of thanks and inspired by companies that give back this time of the year, we will donate 100% of the sale of a trip (for the specific dates below) to Abaco Lodge or Bair’s Lodge to a few of our favorite conservation groups — Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Friends of the Environment, and Indifly.”
Abaco Lodge: January 8-12, 2019
Bair’s Lodge: January 1-5, 2019
Offer valid through Friday. Here’s how you can book: https://www.bairslodge.com/

3. Elevate Youth Boston
Elevate Youth empowers youth from underserved neighborhoods by cultivating long term mentoring relationships through engagement in transformative outdoor experiences.
Giving Tuesday, support our friends at Elevate Youth, a Boston non-profit that empowers underserved youth through outdoor experiences — like skiing and fishing! They are working hard to raise the funds for their very own Elevate Youth van which will allow them to bring even more urban youth out of the city and into the outdoors in 2019. Text GetKidsOutside’ to 44-321 to donate.”  (Update: We have a matching donor – so anyone who donates – they will double their impact!  “Double your donation- Double your impact”)
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4. Trout Unlimited
Trout Unlimited is an American non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of freshwater streams, rivers, and associated upland habitats for trout, salmon, other aquatic species, and people. Often contracted as “TU,” the organization began in 1959 in Michigan.
We work closely with TU program TU Costa 5 Rivers – Where they host events for college fly fishing clubs and students around the country.
Please consider giving back to TU through this link: https://gifts.tu.org/match-18?
Every dollar donated by December 31 will be doubled! Give to the Member Match Challenge and make 2019 another year of big wins for native and wild trout and salmon.
5. Captains For Clean Waters
Captains For Clean Water is a Grassroots Nonprofit Organization Advocating for Clean Water & Healthy Estuaries Across South Florida.

Photo: Colorblind Media

Florida has had a tough year! Let’s show these guys some support.
Link to Contribute to Captains: https://captainsforcleanwater.org/




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