“Our partnership with Alta Equipment is important in many aspects, including the ability to include the local community in supporting our veterans, first responders, and their families,” said Neil Mullaney, Heroes on the Water Executive Director. “Our goal is to provide the healing power of the outdoors and remove barriers so that our heroes can easily enjoy kayak fishing in a relaxing environment.”
Heroes on the Water has 50 volunteer-led chapters across the United States, seven of those in the state of Florida. The chapters hold regularly scheduled kayak fishing events at no cost to veterans, first responders, and their families.
Kayak fishing and outdoor recreational therapy is proven to alleviate stress and anxiety, improve relationships, and increase confidence. In their 15-year history, Heroes on the Water has served over 59,000 veterans and first responders and more than 15,000 family members.
“Alta Equipment Company is proud to partner with Heroes on the Water in hopes of further educating our industry to the opportunities in giving back to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, first responders, and their families,” said Scott Sebastian, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Alta Equipment Company. “Alta prides itself to invest in the best by creating a one team culture throughout all our businesses in North America. By partnering with Heroes on the Water, we are excited to help create experiences all across Florida for those who provide such impactful wellness and community to the heroes and their families.”