Organization Name:Casting for Recovery
Founded: 1996 in Manchester, Vermont
This charming, national non-profit offers free, 2 ½ day fly fishing trips between April and November, in 35, states to any woman of any age (14+) at any stage of treatment for breast cancer. This quality of life program provides counseling and medical education incorporating fly fishing and promoting physical and emotional healing.
- Applications and trips are organized by state and women are encouraged to reach out and join in this unique and special opportunity for healing.
- Fourteen participants per trip with 9 to11 trained volunteers for each session. Participants are selected at random with 20 alternates chosen at the same time.
P.O. Box 1123
Manchester, VT 05254