Thunderbirds Charities grants $10K to Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship


Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship is delighted to receive $10,000 from Thunderbirds Charities in support of Camelot’s horsemanship program.

The program benefits children and adults with physical disabilities, according to a press release, noting that the grant from Thunderbirds Charities will directly support program services.

“We are absolutely thrilled to receive this generous funding from Thunderbirds Charities,” said Camelot Executive Director Mary Hadsall in a prepared statement. “This support will truly make a life-changing difference in the lives of the students we serve and we are incredibly grateful to Thunderbirds Charities for making this possible.”

According to the release, Camelot was founded in 1983 based on the principle “that it is impossible to put a price on human dignity,” so all students in the Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship program receive free lessons.

Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship is a nonprofit organization that teaches horsemanship to children and adults with physical disabilities. Camelot,  located in North Scottsdale, has offered services at no cost to students since 1983, the release said.

Non-profit organization, Thunderbirds Charities was formed in 1986 to distribute monies raised through the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament (wmphoenixopen.com); to assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in communities.

The organization’s giving is directed toward organizations based, or with a significant presence, in Arizona. The Thunderbirds were founded in 1937 with the mission of promoting the Valley of the Sun through sports, added the release.

For more information on Thunderbirds Charities go to: thunderbirdscharities.org.

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