Reflecting on 9/11

Reflecting on that horrendous day of 9/11 at the Freedom Tower and memorial in New York is a somber experience and for thousands if not millions will always be stingingly painful.  Many young men and women saw that day as a call to arms and signed up to protect our country and our way of Read more about Reflecting on 9/11[…]

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Festival Helps Fund New Program For Soldiers Returning From War

Leaders, veterans and family members behind the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation want to change the post-traumatic stress discussion to an effort focused on post-traumatic growth.  The foundation is launching a new program that cultivates and facilitates post-traumatic growth in warriors coming home from war. Their program will get a funding boost to fuel expansion Read more about Festival Helps Fund New Program For Soldiers Returning From War[…]

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Community, Classic Cars, Craft Beers and Bands Unite for Soldiers

Celebrate the end of summer and increase support for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury at a Sept. 30 beer and music festival on the drag strip at Bremerton Motorsports Park. Tickets to Drafts & Drums on the Drag are now on sale. The event features three bands, eight local breweries Read more about Community, Classic Cars, Craft Beers and Bands Unite for Soldiers[…]

The Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues Festival comes to Gig Harbor!

For the last 25 years, the Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues Festival has been held in Tacoma but this year it’s moving to Gig Harbor and we couldn’t be more excited!! The festival will take place at the Gig Harbor Sportsman Club on Saturday August 12th, 2017. All the proceeds of this event will go to Read more about The Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues Festival comes to Gig Harbor![…]

Triggrcon Makes Every Veteran and Military Service Member a VIP for the Day

July 28, 2017 Military and Veteran VIP Day at Triggrcon  The organizers of Triggrcon are inviting every veteran and military service member to be a Triggrcon VIP for the day on Friday, July 28, 2017, at the Tacoma Convention Center from 11:00 AM to 4:00PM. For VIP registration for the conference CLICK HERE. “We have Read more about Triggrcon Makes Every Veteran and Military Service Member a VIP for the Day[…]

Camp Patriot

The Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation is proud to support Camp Patriot located in Northwest Montana!

Thank you for your courageous leadership, we are proud to partner with you! Camp Patriot offers outdoor recreational therapy programs to wounded and disabled veterans of all generations. Veterans attending Camp Patriot are empowered through their own unique abilities and professional coaching to conquer various outdoor programs.

Bonneville and Seattle Seahawks Charity of the Month: The Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation

Bonneville Seattle’s Charity of the Month for August

The Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation has been named Bonneville Seattle’s and Seattle Seahawks Charity of the Month for AugustThe Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation has been named Bonneville Seattle’s and Seattle Seahawks Charity of the Month for August! In addition to radio spots, public service announcements and a donation, the Foundation will be recognized at an upcoming Seahawks Read more about Bonneville Seattle’s Charity of the Month for August[…]

Memorial Weekend Initiative: the "Missing Man" table

Memorial Weekend Initiative: the “Missing Man” table

Since the Civil War, Memorial Day has been a time of reflection and remembrance to those who have died in service to our country or will never return.   The “missing man” table is a symbolic demonstration of showing gratitude and reverence for those who served and sacrificed their lives. Shown here the table is Read more about Memorial Weekend Initiative: the “Missing Man” table[…]

A HUGE thanks to TOTE Maritime Alaska!

The Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation is humbled and most grateful to TOTE Maritime Alaska for their generous contribution of $10,000 to support our mission: to inspire hope and action in the Community and provide access to solutions for Soldiers, affected by Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury, and their families via professional services, Read more about A HUGE thanks to TOTE Maritime Alaska![…]