Sunday, July 30, 2017

Bigass Crawfish Bash Catches 92K For Veterans Fighting PTSD at Camp Hope

Local charity donates $92K towards treatment for veterans suffering from PTSD

Staff Posted: 7:50 PM, July 29, 2017

HOUSTON - At Stubbs Harley Davidson, on Telephone Road, a motorcycle ride for charity roared to life.
The local charity, called the Bigass Crawfish Bash Foundation wanted to boost their donation to a camp that serves veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. The charity was headed to Camp Hope in Northwest Houston with a donation of nearly $100,000.
For a camp that runs on donations, these kinds of checks are a special delivery.

“It basically allows us to not charge anybody a dime for our services,” said David Maulsby, the executive director of Camp Hope. Camp Hope allows veterans who suffer from PTSD to come with their families for six months and get treatment at no cost to the veterans. 

“There are a few places we wind up, in jail, in a coffin or in the streets,” said Zack Alexander, a veteran who came back from Iraq with PTSD and substance-abuse problems. “They helped me to get sober. They helped to deal with the issues I had, that I didn't know I had. If it wasn't for Camp Hope, I wouldn't be here today.” read more here

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