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Mullen & Mullen Law Firm is proud to be helping people in our local community by sponsoring and bringing awareness to these North Texas charities.
DIVINE EQUINE THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER
Saving Veterans & First Responders from Depression, PTSD, and Suicide
The Veterans & First Responders EFP Program was established to help resolve mental health and suicide crises for North Texas veterans and first-responders. The goal is to improve and even save their lives by helping them process emotions and cope with trauma, anxiety, and PTSD. Using equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP), a modality utilizing horses, scientifically proven to reduce symptoms of PTSD, veterans and first responders restore their confidence, trust, and emotional grounding. These skills help them avoid serious mental health issues and reduce their suicide risk. Learn more about Divine Equine.
In response to the program, Mullen & Mullen’s Managing Partner, Attorney Shane Mullen said: Active military, veterans, and first responders represent the best of us. They are heroes that exhibit courage, selflessness, and steadfastness in serving our country and communities. Mullen & Mullen is honored and incredibly excited to sponsor such a worthwhile program right here in North Texas to help them heal.
OUTDOORS TOMORROW FOUNDATION
Enhancing Youth Outdoor Activities
Want your child to build confidence, grow closer to your family, and learn potentially life-saving skills? That’s precisely what they get when they participate in the Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation’s Outdoor Adventures program in their public or private school. The Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation helps children learn a full range of outdoor activities, including hunter’s education, boater education, trapping, camping, camp cooking, and others. It is easily the largest program of its kind and is currently present in 1,000 K-12 schools! Learn more about Outdoors Tomorrow.
Speaking about the program, Mullen & Mullen’s Managing Partner, Attorney Shane Mullen said: In our hyper connected world, it’s so easy to become disconnected from what really matters… Family, Friends, Love, Kindness, Respect, Values. That was certainly my case growing up. I’m thankful my parents sent me to Colorado for six weeks as a kid. We hiked, camped and ultimately built lasting bonds. That experience, above all, helped me find my roots. For me, it is a no-brainer to support a cause as fantastic as Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation. There is no question in my mind that taking kids out in nature helps them ground, learn new skills, and gain self-confidence.
AT LAST! – THE URBAN BOARDING EXPERIENCE
Providing Educational Resources to Under-Resourced Families
Money shouldn’t be the deciding factor in your child’s educational outcome. But many times, this turns out to be the case. Founder Randy Bowman came from an impoverished background. But, he doesn’t want such a background to affect any more children than it has to. And so he started At Last! Urban Boarding with a goal of keeping children in their families and schools while also giving them access to the same educational and developmental opportunities more affluent students get. Learn more about At Last.
About the program, Mullen & Mullen’s Managing Partner, Attorney Shane Mullen said: We’re proud to assist an organization that gives children the educational opportunities they need to achieve their career dreams. Lifting children out of poverty via self-empowerment is something everyone can agree on. And especially so with At Last! because it also keeps children with their families and schools. Providing ongoing financial support to such a worthy cause simply makes sense.
THE FAMILY PLACE
Where Family Violence Stops
In 1978, The Family Place was founded as one of the first domestic abuse shelters in Texas. Since then, it has become the leader in preventing and ending family violence. Today, it serves more than 9,000 people with 22,000+ hours of counseling and 65,000+ days of emergency shelter. The organization has a comprehensive enough service selection such that anyone involved in family violence can totally rebuild their lives. This includes both victims and batterers. Learn more.
EVANESCENT MUSTANG RESCUE & SANCTUARY
Saving America’s Mustangs & Burros From Slaughter
Originally founded in 2015 with Comet’s rescue, Evanescent Mustang Rescue and Sanctuary officially became its own 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2017. The organization was created to rescue and rehabilitate mustangs and burros taken from public lands that have been abused, neglected, or who are in danger of going to slaughter. Presently, around 1,000 mustangs and burros have been rescued. And, plans are in place to acquire more land for older and difficult to adopt equines to have a place to live out the remainder of their lives. Learn more.