Sanctuary Island, Inc. is a local Brevard County non-profit organization located in Indialantic, Florida. The organization is dedicated to servicing wounded warriors, others disabled, and children facing adversity. They focus specifically on providing a venue to enhance the health, literacy, life experience and self-esteem of those they serve.
Specialists with Sanctuary Island consult, coach and encourage those who have suffered a misfortune and have found solutions to communicate their stories with other through the journey of writing and self-publishing their story.
Horseback riding is a proven method of physical and mental therapy. Sanctuary Island Inc. coordinates participation in equine-related activities and therapeutic programs created specifically to support wounded and/or health-challenged war veterans, their immediate family members who also may need therapeutic assistance and children who are disabled and/or facing adversity. Therapeutic Horseback Riding programs support:
Support Sanctuary Island, Inc. by reading Peaceful Memories: Candy Lovett Journey, by Marc D. O'Brien. It is an inspirational story about a female wounded warrior from the Gulf War with a traumatic brain injury and terminal breast cancer. As part of recovery, she found a peaceful journey through a friendship with a horse.
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