Steven Giddens interned with Heartbeat for 10 weeks as part his coursework at Sterling College in Vermont. Below is an excerpt from Steven’s “SCUBA Therapy” story that appeared in Sterling’s Spring 2014 issue of Common Voice. (more…)
MidCo Material Handling Awards Super Bowl Tickets to Heartbeat Wounded Warriors
This year’s Super Bowl will be long remembered by Seattleites for its great catches, runs, cold weather and the long awaited World Championship title. But, two other guys, 30 yr. old Mark Dickison Jr. and 33 yr. old Jason Orme will remember this game for other reasons just as important as watching their Seahawks battle under cold New Jersey skies. (more…)
By Suzanne Ovel, Editor of the Phoenix Word, the Newsletter of the WTB at JBLM.
As a kid, he would sit with his uncle and be in awe over pictures that the Navy diver took of the un-derwater ocean. Bobby McGee got bit by the scuba bug young thanks to his uncle, but his dad’s cautious nature kept him from trying out the sport while he was growing up. (more…)
It is a Wednesday morning in the Puget Sound. The quiet drizzle is interrupted by the whistles of passenger and cargo trains passing as they gather near the shore. They are a group of local veterans and wounded warriors, united in their shared military service and their love for scuba diving.
Recently The Mission Team, lead by Sandy O’Connor at Mukilteo Presbyterian Church, Mukilteo WA, decided to Include Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors as a Mission outreach and have donated accordingly. A Huge Thank you for helping us accomplish our Mission!
Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors is extremely grateful for the very generous donation of $7500 to help us serve more wounded warriors/families in WA state from: Leslie Mayne, Founder of “Helping our Soldiers give Themselves Permission To Start Dreaming.” This Woman has taken her own personal grief that would have destroyed others and started this incredible foundation. She is a hero in her own right.