Alaska Cross Cultural Exploration Documentary

Alaska Cross Cultural Exploration Short Documentary


“Veterans and inner-city youth share similar troubles. But they also have one important thing in common: the healing power of wild rivers. Getting outdoors onto protected, public lands inspires hope in both groups. It inspires hope in all of us. Let’s conserve our lands and our waters for generations of today and tomorrow.” – Chad Brown

August 2015 was a groundbreaking month – not just for Soul River Inc but for the 12 inner-city youth, seven veterans, and four volunteers who bravely embarked on our fist Alaska Expedition to the Kenai Peninsula. From Portland, Oregon to Anchorage, Alaska, we journeyed into Alaska’s wild and rugged Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The group expected the unexpected as well as the awe inspiring beauty of Alaska as we all came together on wild, scenic rivers while utilizing the art of fly fishing to build incredible outdoor skills and authentic relationships in Mother Nature’s rawest and rugged environment.

As 2015 draws to a close, we are ramping up for our 2016 outings with intent to engage even more veterans and inner-city youth with our outreach. Although we pulled 2015 off with a bang, we are looking forward to a stronger, more cohesive 2016! Seven expeditions and events, with the goal to reach over 150 youth and at least 30 veterans, is budgeted at $250,000. Every ounce of support is utilized to impact our community and, essentially, change the face of fly fishing and conservation. You can be the catalyst for getting youth into the great outdoors. You can be the person that provides an opportunity for a recently returned veteran coping with TBI/PTSD to heal on Mother Nature’s rivers. You can help us reach our goal! As a 501(c)3 non-profit, your generous donation to Soul River Inc. is tax deductible. Donations of any amount are accepted and greatly appreciated. To make a donation, you can click the red donation button or mail a check to:

Soul River Inc.
1926 N Kilpatrick St., Suite B
Portland, Oregon 97217


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Soul River Inc

1926 N Kilpatrick St,

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Portland, OR 97217

Phone. 503-954-7625