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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education, Recreation & Sports, Sports

Mission: Black Dagger Military Hunt Club Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides shooting/hunting opportunities for veterans, active duty military (wounded and well). We provide peer-to-peer outdoor activities with military members and their families, with a focus on reintegration after many years of deployments.

Results: We have helped 100s of veterans get back to the outdoor activities they loved to do prior to their in juries. We have increased our hunting and fishing programs to enable veterans to have the same access and ability prior to their injuries through adaptive equipment

Target demographics: veterans

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 140 veterans and their familes

Geographic areas served: Florida

Programs: Adaptive hunting, shooting, fishing, and other outdoors adventures

Community Stories

55 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

7

Donor

Rating: 5

I have personally witnessed the incredible work of this organization and it's impact on our Nation's Veterans. The respect towards our Veterans and the work they do getting Veterans back in the outdoors hunting, fishing, or shooting is inspirational and makes me want to do more for them. I am so proud to know that my donation goes directly to the programs they provide. I am humbled to have been at the side of wounded Warriors during some hunts and to witness not only how it impacts the lives of those that sacrifice so much for us but how it has impacted me personally to be among such an incredible group of individuals. The volunteer staff of Black Dagger Military Hunt Club have dedicated their lives to serving those who have so willingly served us through their military service. It is inspiring, humbling, and makes me proud to know them. I urge anyone reading this to donate to them if they are looking for a very worthy organization. The smiles on the faces of these HEROES as they catch that fish, hit a bulls eye with a firearm, or harvest a hog or deer does my heart and mind good. Thank you Black Dagger for all you do. I mean this from the bottom of my heart!!! Respectfully, Keith Reimers

Client Served

Rating: 5

I want to start by saying thank you to all Veterans on this Veterans Day! My name is Thomas Taylor and I am a 20yr Coast Guard Veteran. Dave and the entire bunch, here at Black Dagger do amazing things for us, and I just can't say thank you, enough, for the support, morale, and friendships they have forged with my family and I! Keep up the awesome work, and Thank you all, God bless

Client Served

Rating: 5

It is with great honor that I write this review. From the moment I pulled up at the shooting event at Black Dagger Military Hunt Club, I felt as though I had known the people for years. I was welcomed with open arms by each of the staff volunteers, many of whom dedicated an entire weekend day to assist with the start and finish of the event. I cannot underscore enough the safe range practices that I observed by each one of the volunteers at the event. Every bullet fired down range was done so in a responsible, efficient manner due to the staff's constant awareness of range safety procedures. It was like Christmas morning for me at the event. As a former infantryman, I felt as though every magazine handed to me was a gift. I must have fired close to 2,000 various rounds that day (from .223 to .50 BMG). The staff made sure your weapon always had a fresh magazine and that you had a smile on your face. I cannot thank the folks at Black Dagger Military Hunt Club enough for what you did for me that day. May God bless each one of you, and I hope this review serves as a window to the public into how you are changing lives. There is definitely something to say about "recoil therapy" as a good way to clear your mind, and you folks go far beyond that in what you do for veterans. In closing, I would like to thank Mission BBQ for the catered meal to the event; it was seriously the best BBQ I have ever eaten (and thank you Mr. Winters for the "to go" bag!). Thank you again!

Respectfully,
Nate Lynn
OIF Veteran/11B

Wesley B.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I love Black Dagger! They get me outdoors and involved in shooting sports. Sometimes, I take my boys and create great memories! Helping veterans is their calling, and they're a great blessing to soo many, including me. Great charity!

Frank69

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Working with the Black Dagger Military Hunt Club has been outstanding. They pull out all the stops to provide wounded warriors and gold star families an enriching experience that goes well beyond simply hunting. The comraderie that is built at their events cannot be quantified. The opportunities this charity provides to help heal the wounds of war and the effort the staff puts forth makes it an organization worthy of everyone's support.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am a Gold Star Father having lost my son in the war in Afghanistan. Since my son's demise I have battled depression and the feeling of loss on a regular basis.
However, there have been many days where the loss is minimised by caring and empathetic people who generously reach out....and through their actions have shown me that my son's sacrifice is NOT forgotten.
One such organization that has helped me and other Gold Star Fathers is the Black Dagger MILITARY Hunt Club.
This organization has reached out to us on More than one occasion. They have taken us shooting and provided lunches....and some great fellowship!
I heartily endorse The Black Dagger MILITARY Hunt Club.

1 Pete11

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer a handful of times for this organization. I've witnessed first hand the ability of this charity to literally pull somewhat introverted veterans out of their shell. It's a true joy to see a smile come across a face you know hasn't smiled in far to long. I can only hope those patients from the VA gain as much therapy from the experiences as I do. It's truly an honor to be able to, in some small way, be able to help these young men and women find their way back.

2 Ivie D.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

It's an honor and a privilege to be a part of Black Dagger Military Hunt Club Inc. as a volunteer. This wonderful organization is not JUST helping our military ‎warriors‬ heal outdoors.
It is an AMAZING group of people, who are a great example of SELFLESSNESS!!!
One small act can make a difference in the life of a Veteran, and the work that they do goes above and beyond that!
Thank you, Black Dagger, for the opportunity to give back! Thank you, Veterans, for your service, and for the sacrifices you have made!!!

2

Client Served

Rating: 5

I'm combat injured; blind, right leg amputee, 65% burned with limited use of my hands. After my injury, I never thought I would get back into the woods. Black Dagger Military Hunt Club showed me that, even with my disabilities, I could still pursue this passion.

I've been blessed with the opportunity to participate in five different outings and have thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated all of them. I look forward to future adventures with the club.

With Sincere Thanks,
SSG Joel Tavera (USA Ret)

2

Client Served

Rating: 5

We have been honored to be partof the Black Dagger Hunt Club. After my husband's traumatic brain injury he was told his days of target shooting (his favorite hobby) were over. Through the our local VA we were introduced to Black Dagger. It has been wonderful to see my husband not only enjoy target and trap shooting again but be given a chance to be around so many who face similar challenges. I can't stress enough what a positive impact Black Dagger has had on him. His therapist have even notice an improvement in his eyes ability to focus and overall field of vision since he started target shooting again. We are profoundly grateful for the friendships we have made and opportunity to enjoy a hobby he had before. So much of life has changed, it is such a blessing when we are able to regain a few activities from before his traumatic brain injury

3

Client Served

Rating: 5

I've known BDMHC for about 3 years now and they were the first people since I had been injured that got me out of the hospital and onto their range. They are a wonderful and dedicated group of people who really believe in doing all they can for our veterans. I am thankful for everything they have done for me and very much look forward to taking part in their events in the future.

SGT Carl Moore