Non-profit Partners

Each year Carry The Load works through a third-party committee to select non-profit partners that provide healing services for the mind, body and soul of our warriors. To allow these partners to focus on direct service programs, Carry The Load works as a force multiplier by establishing an environment of financial support to it's beneficiary partners and collaboration with all to make a greater impact across the nation. The submission period for partner application is open in September each year.


22Kill's mission is to create a community that raises awareness and combats suicide by empowering veterans, first responders, and their families through traditional and non-traditional therapies. 22Kill provides traditional mental health services through its Stay The Course (STC) program, and fosters camaraderie through non-traditional programs Wind Therapy, Forge, and W.A.T.C.H. 22Kill serves Veterans, First Responders, and families who have sacrificed for our country. We provide guidance, wellness, and healing from invisible wounds through evidence-based therapies for individuals, couples, and families at little or no cost to the client. Counselors and staff are competent in the military and first responder cultures, therefore providing a meaningful connection for families. The uniqueness of our programs lies in the use of personalized, integrated therapies with the Veterans or First Responders AND their families in order to help them interconnect as a family unit.

Adaptive Training

Adaptive Training Foundation is a community rooted in exercise that provides access and inclusion to individuals with physical or traumatic impairments because we believe that wellness is a basic human right. ATF's Vision is to be the catalyst of change by expanding the community of support, providing access to specialized adaptive training and rewriting the narrative of people with physical disabilities.

America's Mighty Warrior

America's Mighty Warrior's mission is to honor the sacrifices of our troops and the fallen and their families by providing programs that improve quality of life, resiliency and recovery.

Assist the Officer

Assist The Officer’s provides financial assistance to officers who are facing the loss of income due to a serious injury, life-threatening illness or other catastrophic event. Immediate assistance is also available to an officer’s family in the event of the death of an active officer.

Wind River Ranch

Custodes Liberates provides educational scholarship tuition grants for a post-secondary degree, from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical, or trade school. These educational scholarship tuition grants are available to the children of graduates of the United States Naval Academy who have lost their lives in combat against the enemies of the United States of America, as a result of Military Training, in the line of United States Department of Defense Duty, as a direct result of their service in the United States Intelligence Community, Law Enforcement Agency, Emergency Medical Services, or as a First Responder, in the period following September 11th, 2001.

Wind River Ranch

Wind River Ranch is blessed to use this historic dude ranch in Estes Park, Colorado to welcome our nation’s heroes and their families for special Healing Warriors weeks. Wind River Ranch is an ideal setting with a family-focused program to help our heroes and their families slow down, to disconnect from the distractions of today and to create memories as a family. This Christ-centered ranch offers a program that helps each family member to heal, to laugh and to adventure. These heroes’ lives are so busy and the families are stretched to the max. When we can slow down that pace and put them in God’s creation around other heroes walking through the same challenges, it is incredible to see how impactful these special weeks can be. The Healing Warrior weeks allow these injured Veterans and first responders the opportunity to invest in their family and to help them to create memories that don’t just last a life time, but nourish a life time. Healing Warriors and Wind River Ranch are honored to fully scholarship each selected family and give them a much needed family vacation.

Heroes on the Water

Heroes on the Water's mission is to Help Warriors Relax and Reconnect through Kayak Fishing and the Outdoors, Heroes on the Water has served over 48,000 warriors and 12,000 family members through nation-wide kayak fishing experiences. We have 64 chapters in 29 states, and are continuing to grow to better serve our community of heroes. Our volunteer-led events are no cost to our participants who receive all the equipment to enjoy a peaceful, calming event. The addition of peer-to-peer support through strong camaraderie furthers their wellness journey. Paddle. Fish. Heal. - more than a tag line - it's what we do.

Higher Ground

Higher Ground enhances quality of life through therapeutic recreation and education

Lt. Todd Krodle Memorial Foundation

Lt. Todd Krodle Memorial Foundation was founded in February 2014 by the family, crew and close friends of Lt. Krodle, the Lt. Todd Wesley Krodle Memorial Foundation exists to honor and carry on Lt. Krodle's legacy by: awarding annual scholarships to children of Dallas Fire Firefighters,providing financial assistance to other Dallas Fire Department Line of Duty Death families, providing financial assistance to Dallas Firefighters injured in the line of duty, and assisting with other needs within the department.

Sheep Dog Impact

Sheep Dog Impact Assistance exists to engage, assist and empower our nation’s military and first responders, our “Sheep Dogs.” Through our Outdoor Adventures, Warrior PATHH training, and Continued Service program, Sheep Dogs find camaraderie, peer support, healing, improved attitude and perspective and a renewed sense of belonging and purpose. Outdoor Adventures ENGAGE Sheep Dogs in physical activities which foster healing and camaraderie. Warrior PATHH ASSISTS Sheep Dogs in learning to transform their trauma and struggles into strength and posttraumatic growth by making peace with their past, living in the present, and planning for a great future. Continued Service opportunities EMPOWER Sheep Dogs to continue serving and giving back to their communities and country. Post-traumatic stress, injuries, depression, addiction, and isolation plague our Sheep Dogs to the point of thinking about and/or attempting suicide. Our Programs provide a crucial opportunity for struggling Sheep Dogs to reconnect with fellow veterans and first responders which helps prevent suicides among these heroes. In our 10+ years, SDIA has impacted more than 7,100 Sheep Dogs through 180+ Outdoor Adventures and 327 Disaster Response Missions. With SDIA facilitating the Warrior PATHH training program, we will improve the lives of hundreds more Veterans and First Responders each year. "”

Valor Ranch

Valor Ranch empowers our nation's SHEROES "Women Veterans" to continue to write their story.

Warrior Spirit

Warrior Spirit exists to bolster purpose and strengthen the spirit of Veterans and First Responders (Warriors) through Yoga, Dogs and Dirt, offering tools for resilience, growth, and meaningful community engagement.