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Turns out, even the smallest steps can have an impact. This Earth Day, consider your ecological footprint and enact these seven green ways to embrace today.
The arts still play a vital role in much of our society. In fact, without the arts, much of our history, expression and culture would be virtually nonexistent.
For seniors, volunteering is the perfect chance to use extra time to make a difference in the community. Check out these positive reasons for seniors to volunteer.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. Here are a few ideas of some easy things you can do to brighten someone's day.
If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.
There's no doubt about it: If you want to live a more knowledgeable, cultural and altruistic lifestyle, then learning another language has big benefits in store.
Nutrition impacts every area of our lives, including our ability to live altruistically for others. So let's dive into how you can celebrate National Nutrition Month.
SAVE THE DATES!
August 10th - BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!
Victory Riding Academy was chosen by performer Scott Helmer to put on a fundraising concert with 100% of the proceeds going to VRA. Mark your calendars now! Ticket sales and more information will be announced soon. CLICK HERE to check out Scott Helmer.
November 2nd - Hoofin' It for Heroes 5K
Join Victory Riding Academy/Homefront Horseman at the Hoofing It for Heroes Stick Horse 5K Run/Walk November 2, 2019 at Zorinsky Lake Shelter 5. Registration will begin at 9AM, Run/Walk will start at 10am. You can run, walk, roll, or even gallup to support our programs for Veterans, Active Duty Military, First Responders and their families. Food, music, and a good time guaranteed. Timed results available via text and email immediately upon completion (by Webscorer). Please visit www.victoryride.org/5K to register. Don't forget to share it with your friends and familiy!
Learn About the Effects PTSD Can Have on Families
Imagine that your loved one has just returned from deployment overseas. Your Veteran is having a hard time getting adjusted to civilian life. You know that they’re having nightmares. They’re also getting angry over small things, and seem to be more anxious nowadays.
These reactions are normal after returning from deployment. But what if they last for more than a few months? Would you know how to help your Veteran?
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you're a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.
What if you could live with more compassion this week and share love with other people in your community, country or even the world? Turns out, you can!
Learn About the Effects PTSD Can Have on Families
If your loved one has been diagnosed with PTSD, you know some of what they are going through. They might be anxious or get upset frequently. They may struggle with nightmares and flashbacks. But PTSD doesn’t just affect the person living with it. PTSD can cause people to withdraw or disconnect from the people they love.
There is a genuine skill to meeting new people and establishing relationships with them. And, you don’t even have to be a social butterfly to master it!
Recent studies have shown how volunteering with people or a cause you care about can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues. Here's how.
Homefront Horseman Riding Center now has an amazing apparel line. A portion of each purchase will go back to HHRC and help us serve Military, First Responders and their families.
Victory Riding Academy now has an amazing apparel line. A portion of each purchase will go back to VRA and help us serve our community and anyone with special needs.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are a variety of different ways to be more charitable without spending money. Here are some ideas to try.
You want 2019 to be a great year! If you want to start the new year off on a positive note, check out these seven steps to keep in mind as we dive into 2019.
'Operation Christmas Cookie' for our Veterans
Even though VRA cannot provide activities with horses due to the excessive mud and cold temperatures, we still find ways to Honor and Serve our Veterans.
On Christmas weekend, our amazing Volunteers spent 24 hours baking 13 different types of cookies and made up 50 plates of homemade goodies that were hand delivered on Christmas Eve to the VA Hospital.
If you want to make a difference in 2019, make giving a part of your New Year’s resolutions. Here are some ideas for how you can create resolutions that give back.
If you live an altruistic lifestyle, you can give back and make someone's holiday a bit more joyful. Here are six ways you can brighten someone else's Christmas.
As you prepare for all of the gifts, parties and dinners headed your way this season, here are some ideas for how to decrease stress during the holidays.
For those of us who are able to give more, this is the perfect opportunity to get involved in the community and help spread the holiday cheer this season.
Anniversaries of Traumatic Events Can Be Tough. Treatment Helps.
Do you remember the day – the actual date – of your trauma? When that time of year comes around, do you feel more on edge or stressed? Whether the event is something specific only to you or one that gets a lot of attention – like D-Day, 9/11, or Hurricane Katrina – you may feel sad and on edge. These feelings are called an “anniversary reaction” and they may be hard to deal with.
If you want to join in and celebrate National Write a Friend Month during this wonderful winter season, here are a couple writing ideas to get you started.
If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, help give back in the upcoming season by checking out these volunteering ideas for cold weather months.
Thanksgiving marks an important season for all of us to take a moment and remember the little things in life—and every little thing we’re thankful for.
If you have a student in your life who you want to serve the community, here are some tips for how to encourage teenagers to volunteer with a cause they care about.
Save the date! November 27
at Spaghetti Works in Ralston
Imagine if all of us gave a little...what an impact we could have!
Help us reach our goal of $3,000 which will provide 25 horse assisted sessions for Veterans, active duty Military, Police, Firefighters and their families at no cost to them.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to help out this Halloween. Here are some top tricks to make Halloween a treat for everyone.
How can you encourage the children in your life to be active and volunteer with their community? We have some ideas for how to get kids involved in giving back.
For One Valley Woman, Pain from Vegas Massacre Lingers. Michelle Leonard says through counseling, she's learned what can help her cope with PTSD.
There are plenty of ways to get involved in your community. To get you started, we came up with six spooky-fun volunteering ideas for October.
Books are a valuable source of information, creativity and empathy. If you're not a book lover now, you will be soon. Here's how reading makes you a better person.
Female Veterans Honor Flight
Very honored to have the opportunity to meet and thank the women that served at the Nebraska Female Veterans Flight at Embassy Suites in La Vista on September 23.
How can you get involved? If you want to join the fight against breast cancer, we have some ideas for how you can support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, take advantage of the season of fall to dive into getting involved. Here are five fun ways to give back this fall.
Two hundred thirty-one years later, the Constitution is still an active document for our country. So, how can you celebrate and honor this historic day?
If you strive to live an intentionally altruistic lifestyle, you’ve come to the right place to learn more. Here are seven ideas for random acts of kindness.
When it comes to giving back, Labor Day is the perfect chance to do something valuable for others. Here are some ideas for how you can get involved this Labor Day.
Fundraisers are an important way to give back to your school and raise money to support causes you care about. However, fundraisers aren’t the only way to get involved.
Cisco was able to come home this past Sunday! He's not back in a pen yet, but a temporary stall for a while longer. The Vet is really happy with his healing and is looking for him to make a full recovery. Thank you for all your Prayers and support.
Whether they’re your closest family or a complete stranger, there are lots of simple ways to bring joy to others every single day. So, we came up with 10.
If you live an altruistic life and donate to an organization or cause you care about, you might be surprised to find these life benefits from financial donating.
If you want to take advantage of the last summer days and commemorate Family Fun Month with your loved ones, here are four ideas to celebrate this August.
Whether you make friends with your next door neighbor, community member or someone who lives halfway across the world, you can celebrate International Day of Friendship. Here’s how.
When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.
There’s more to Global Hug Your Kids Day than just giving your kiddos a hug or two. If you want to celebrate today, here are some fun ideas to get you started.