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Thank You Marietta Riders!

Thank You Marietta Riders!

On Saturday, August 8th, 2020 A Marietta motorcycle event opened at the Marietta Legion Post 466 and was orchestrated by American Legion Riders – Post 466 – they sponsored it as a Building Bridges Foundation Charity Ride. The Bikers toured Lancaster County enroute to visit the Building Bridges Farm that offers equine assisted therapy for Veterans and their families.

Delco Quarantine Open Mic

Delco Quarantine Open Mic

An open Mic group of musicians that have been having live videos on weekends. This summer they decided to promote a different organization every week. Trish DePompeo, Building Bridges Facebook Administrator nominated Building Bridges for July 19.

Thank You Tanglewood Golf Club!

Thank You Tanglewood Golf Club!

Saturday and Sunday June 13 and 14 — Commemorating the 1777 adoption of the Flag of the United States of America—Tanglewood donated $5 per round to Building Bridges.

Thank You Boy Scouts!

Thank You Boy Scouts!

Cheers and a big “Thank you shout out” to the local Boy Scouts and their parents (21 participants) that gave a full day of work time at Building Bridges Foundation Farm Saturday (June 13) – even painted the barn!

AMVETS Rolling to Remember

AMVETS Rolling to Remember

As we remain committed to advocate for the 82,000 prisoners of war and those missing in action as well as the lives lost to veteran suicide, we are asking all participants and those passionate about our mission to ride the 22 miles on Sunday, May 24, 2020.

Hay Huts from Woodmen Life

Hay Huts from Woodmen Life

Thanks to Sara Bender and Woodmen Life the horses at Building Bridges now have Hay Huts to keep their hay nice and dry and healthy!  Eating hay is a very important part of a horses diet.  Hay that gets wet or moldy poses a huge health hazard to horses.  These Hay Huts...

Efficacy of the EAGALA Model in Equine Assisted Therapy

Efficacy of the EAGALA Model in Equine Assisted Therapy

There is a growing body of evidence for EAGALA Model equine-assisted psychotherapy. The publications listed below are papers describing research investigating EAGALA. They have been published in peer-reviewed journals, indicating they have passed the scrutiny of...

Offering Veterans Equine Therapy

Offering Veterans Equine Therapy

Pennsylvania's deputy adjutant general for Veterans Affairs paid a visit to Building Bridges Foundation at Anderson Farms on July 17. Maj. Gen. Eric Weller was joined by Chip Gilliland, chief of reintegration and outreach, and Rick Hamp, director of the Bureau of...

PTSD in Vanity Fair

PTSD in Vanity Fair

Though only 10 percent of American forces see combat, the U.S. military now has the highest rate of post-traumatic stress disorder in its history. Sebastian Junger investigates. The first time I experienced what I now understand to be post-traumatic stress disorder, I...