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Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc.

Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to motivating Military, Veterans & their Families, and Gold Star families of fallen heroes to participate in recreational and/or therapeutic activities in order to facilitate the healing process. NFO...

FY2018 & FY2019 Adaptive Sports Grant Status

The FY2018 Adaptive Sports Grant (ASG) results should be released within the next two weeks.  Of the 215 FY18 ASG applications, 153 applications passed vetting and were reviewed by the Review Board.  Almost all applicants whose applications were eliminated...

One Year!

Thanks for all of the Help! I am happy to announce right now we are at around one year from the time the proposal for VORTP was presented to the board of directors until now. I am so happy that the Veterans Outdoor Recreational Therapy Project has come this far. I...

National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic

The Summer Sports Clinic offers adventure sports and recreational activities such as sailing, surfing, track and field events, kayaking and cycling (hand and tandem), to those who were recently injured. Complimenting the therapy provided in daily rehabilitation...

Hello Pagosa Springs,

Hello Pagosa Springs, We citizens can become a little indifferent and possibly even jaded when we hear the excitement in a tourists voice and the smile on their face when they tell us about the awe inspiring natural beauty of the area or some outdoor adventure they...

May is Mental Health Month

Join us for an important discussion on resilience and recovery this Mental Health Month. Hear from U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Moses Maddox as he discusses his transition from the military and how he went to extremes to...

Outdoor activities improve mental health in Veterans, study finds

Taking part in outdoor group activities, like camping, hiking, or snowboarding, could prove beneficial for Veterans with mental health problems. A recent study, funded by the Sierra Club and involving researchers from VA and the University of Michigan, suggests a link between outdoor activities and long-term psychological well-being.

Welcome to VORTP

Hello and welcome to the Veterans Outdoor Recreational Therapy Project website. Welcome Home Veterans! This is your website. The hope of V.O.R.T.P is to help you and your family’s re-adjust and reconnect with yourselves.