2011 Charity Partner: TAPS
"The Washington International Horse Show is proud to honor our military service men and women by partnering with an organization that supports our armed forces and their families:" Bridget Love Meehan, Executive Director, Washington International.
TAPS: Caring for the Families of the Fallen
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, TAPS is the national organization providing compassionate care for the families of America's fallen military heroes and has offered support to more than 30,000 surviving family members of our fallen military since 1994. TAPS provides peer-based emotional support, grief and trauma resources, seminars for adults, Good Grief camps for children, case work assistance, and 24/7 crisis intervention care for all who have been affected by a death in the Armed Forces. Services are provided free of charge. For more information go to www.taps.org
Charity Alliance Program
Through generous support from private donors, WIHS has been able to expand its Charity Alliance program, and this year will provide corporate on-site amenitites to our Charity Alliance Partners--Children's Defense Fund, Teach for America and the Washington Humane Society.