The Principal Mission of THE GOLDEN TOUR *Is To Increase Trauma Awareness*
At the same time, the VATIC Foundation will provide
To individuals living with PTSD, C-PTSD or other forms of trauma related injuries.
A traumatic event, individuals have PTSD-like symptoms; For example, obsessive thoughts and replaying the trauma in their mind.
All are common reactions to trauma. Getting timely help and support may
prevent normal stress reactions
from becoming worse and developing into PTSD.
Support from the Community
helps prevent people from turning to unhealthy coping methods, which can result in family and employment issues.
The Vatic Foundation is committed to getting trauma survivors back to work.
The Golden Tour awareness campaign started June 5th, 2018 in Charlottetown, PEI and finished September 22, 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia.
Together Brian Nadon and Ginger-Bella cycled approximately 8,000 km.
The GOLDEN TOUR is VATIC Foundation's Primary Fundraising And Awareness Campaign.
This will be the VATIC Foundation's opportunity to meet you and to allow communities to get to know us!
YTD WE HAVE RAISED $17,000.00 - DONATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL DECEMBER 15th, 2018
How much do you plan to raise, what is your goal? - *$150,000.00*
WE HAVE ALREADY CYCLED 7,850 KM ACROSS CANADA
What was the average number of kilometers you’ll cycle a day? - It depends on the terrain and weather; approximately 80 km a day.
With enough passion, a few million Golden paw prints, hard work, and community collaboration, we can do more than talk about mental health. We can begin to defeat the stigma and help educate those fighting
STAGE 2 COMING SOON!
Ginger and Brian will embark on the second leg of the Vatic’s Awareness Campaign - Starting in the Spring of 2019 we will be cycling 11,000 km across the USA
Your contributions will enable us to support mental health and and provide Educational Grants. The VATIC Foundation is operated 100% by VOLUNTEERS.