First Step Youth After School Programs
"The Wounded Bear"
March 1st and 2nd 2017 Coshocton, OH
We wish to thank the Kalliopeia Foundation for grants received for the Wounded Bear program. This is the 3rd year the Foundation has supported the Wounded Bear. This grant has empower us the provide the following programs;
To date, the Wounded Bear Program has been delivered via presentations and as the framework for healing retreats and professional training 2009-2012.
Children's Consortium, Athens, OH (new request, presentation at statewide video conference and taping)
New Year's Sobriety Gathering for Native Families and Veterans 2011
Woman's 3 day Recovery Retreat, Devlac Hall Treatment Center (residential/in-patient) 2009
Southeast Correctional Center (2 programs, Native inmates/general population )
Native Women's Retreat 2012
Brunswick Schools (7 presentations for students in mentor programs and students with special needs) 2009-2011
University of Dayton Healing Retreat for Native People's Celebration Week, 2009
3 Healing Retreats Freedom House/Valor Home staff who are in service to Veterans/Red Bird Center
"Free to Be" (Women and Girls Self-Esteem Gathering) 2012
Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence Conference 2012
Deaf Community Recovery Program 2012
3 Individual Healing Retreats for more intensive healing/Red Bird Center
Pickaway Correctional (Native Inmates)
Healing Family Violence training for Athens County Children's Services
2 Women in Recovery Retreats 2012-2013
Women Veteran's Healing Retreat 2013
Native Family Retreat 2012
Avondale Resdiential Youth Facility May 15th
We wish to also thank the Kalliopeia Foundation for funding our director's travel expenses to Vietnam so she could facilitate the healing ceremonies for our Veterans/Vietnamese Veterans and the overall community.
We wish to thank the Tides Foundation for their grant to fund the over all operations of the Red Bird Center.
We wish to thank the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation for funding our Veteran's monthly healing retreats starting July 2011 through June 2012 for residents and graduates of Freedom House and members of Warriors Journey Home.
We wish to thank the Kutz Foundation for over all operations of the Red Bird Center and Veterans services.
We wish to thank the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church for funding our Native American programs for spiritual gatherings, Ancestral teachings, New Years Eve Sobriety Pow Wow, and other support services to our Native families through out Ohio.
We wish the thank numerous members of the private sector (many who have expressed a desire to remain anonymous) for donations that have supported the overall operations of the Red Bird Center.
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