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Veteran Scams: How to Fight Back

It’s not uncommon for veterans to react with healthy skepticism if they’ve never heard about Rivers of Recovery.

They’ve got a good reason. Veteran scams are prolific, and they make it harder for legitimate organizations like RoR.

Consumer Complaints

In all, the FTC received nearly three million complaints from consumers in 2018. Consumers reported losing nearly $1.48

2019-06-13T21:10:18+00:00June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Veteran Scams: How to Fight Back

Successful Transition from Military Life to Civilian Life

One hot topic on Rivers of Recovery trips is the transition from military life to civilian life. This change can be particularly challenging for combat veterans, who often are working through war-related PTSD, depression, anxiety and physical injuries.

We’re please to share this infographic from Veteran Car Donations with helpful tips and tricks for transitioning from

2019-05-29T18:44:37+00:00May 29th, 2019|1 Comment

Oregon Community Comes Out to Support Combat Veterans

The community of Eugene, Oregon, came together for dinner and the critically acclaimed 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour on February 23, 2019. The event raised more than $9,000 to support Rivers of Recovery.

“Wow! What an inaugural event,” said Jason Johnson, Rivers of Recovery board member and the event’s organizer. “The generosity and compassion of this

2019-02-26T01:04:26+00:00February 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Oregon Community Comes Out to Support Combat Veterans

Boxing Champ Fights for Combat Veterans

Boxing Champ Fights for Combat Veterans Rivers of Recovery’s Israel Guajardo with WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight champion Andy Cornejo Vences.

Special thank you to WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight champion Andy Cornejo Vences for his efforts to bring more awareness to Rivers of Recovery and

2019-02-01T22:48:06+00:00February 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Boxing Champ Fights for Combat Veterans

Fly Fishing Film Tour Comes to Eugene, Oregon, to Raise Money for Combat Veterans

Buy TicketsTrout Unlimited will host the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) at Venue 252 in Eugene, Oregon, on February 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit Rivers of Recovery, a non-profit organization serving combat veterans through rehabilitative fly

2019-01-10T22:08:22+00:00January 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Fly Fishing Film Tour Comes to Eugene, Oregon, to Raise Money for Combat Veterans

LifeAfter Project to Sponsor Combat Veteran on Rivers of Recovery Trip

LifeAfter Project Sponsors Veteran for Rivers of Recovery TripRivers of Recovery is please to announce that the LifeAfter Project is generously sponsoring a combat veteran on an upcoming RoR trip.

“The LifeAfter Project team is very proud to join forces with everyone at Rivers of

2018-11-16T01:22:48+00:00November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on LifeAfter Project to Sponsor Combat Veteran on Rivers of Recovery Trip

RoR Partners with Trout Unlimited Chapter to Host Combat Veterans

A new partnership between Rivers of Recovery and the Donegal Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) enabled six combat veterans to learn fly fishing on the Delaware River in September.

“It was the best group dynamic we’ve had,” said Dan Laffin, RoR board member and director of our North East program. “These guys had already

2018-10-30T17:47:33+00:00October 30th, 2018|Comments Off on RoR Partners with Trout Unlimited Chapter to Host Combat Veterans

RoR Alumni Bring Women Veterans Together

Veterans want to support other veterans.

Women Veteran Rivers of Recovery Trip, Wisconsin 2018 Womens Rivers of Recovery Trip, Wisconsin 2018

That’s why many Rivers of Recovery alumni help out on future trips—they want to share the experience with other combat vets.

Brenda Falk, retired U.S. Army, went on our

2018-09-28T16:31:06+00:00September 20th, 2018|Comments Off on RoR Alumni Bring Women Veterans Together

We’re Looking for a Few Good Sponsors

Interested in an easy and fun way to help veterans? Rivers of Recovery needs sponsors for our upcoming Golf Tournament at the Mill River Country Club in Stratford, Connecticut on September 13, 2018.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $150 to $2000. Or, if you’re in the area, come play a

2018-08-15T20:38:41+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on We’re Looking for a Few Good Sponsors

Rivers of Recovery Hosts Injured Veterans on Farmington River Trip

Rivers of Recovery recently hosted a great group of veterans on our Farmington River trip in Connecticut.

Click through the photo album below to see how your donations are making a difference for our injured combat veterans.

2018-08-02T15:55:19+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Rivers of Recovery Hosts Injured Veterans on Farmington River Trip