Guiding the Next Generation of
Veterans to Find Purpose

After years of paying service to our country, post-9/11 combat veterans have a new critical mission: finding their purpose in civilian life. Through outdoor experiences and a community that feels like family, Warriors & Quiet Waters guides veterans and their loved ones to thrive and find peace, meaning, and purpose.

WHAT WE DO

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Build Trust

We bring Warriors to our ranch in southwestern Montana, providing a safe, secure environment – created by our volunteers, guides, and other veterans – that feels like home. Here, Warriors find space to make meaning of their service and discover what a purposeful life means to them.

Teach New Skills

Warriors and their loved ones learn fulfilling new skills like fly fishing, archery elk hunting, and backcountry skills so they can tap into the healing benefits of these activities for life. They gain the life skill of finding clarity and solitude in nature, learning to relax, and building resiliency to sustain them through challenging times.

Create Community

We foster the kind of community that becomes a family. Warriors make lifelong connections with people they walk alongside as they work toward their newfound purpose.

Help Warriors Thrive Long-Term

A Warrior’s journey is never over. Our progressive programs encourage Warriors and their loved ones to grow beyond the trauma of war, realize their potential, and chart a path towards a thriving, resilient life.

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This week was about so much more than just fishing. In terms of helping me indirectly with my mental health, this has been the most impactful program I have been exposed to as a veteran.

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Rob Griggs

U.S. Army

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Volunteer

I never served in the military and wanted to give back in a small way to these incredible Warriors. I have volunteered with many nonprofits over the years and WQW is at the top of my list.

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Eddie Meredith

Volunteer

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Upcoming Events

Cocktails for a Cause at Willie's Distillery

Willie's Distillery, Ennis

All day July 6th and July 7th, 2022

Warrior Taste Fest

Gallatin County Fairgrounds

August 12, 2022, 5:30PM VIP, 6:00PM GA

Tailgates for a Cause

The Brunswick at Old Orchard Beach, Maine

September 11th, 2022 | 4:00-8:00 PM

Join our mission to help Warriors thrive. Learn more about what it means to give to WQW and find the type of support that works for you.

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