I loved fishing with my mentor. I can’t wait to go again! 

Mentee

The Mayfly Project

Appleton, Wisconsin Project

Project Lead Mentor: Bonnie Richards/ Nate Ratliff

Project location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Year project founded: 2019

Mentors on this team: 4 (currently searching for mentors)

Children mentored to date: 0

Children to be mentored in 2020: 4-6

Local foster care partners: Currently building team

Local companies that support this project: Currently searching for community support and partners.

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Appleton, Wisconsin Project

The Wisconsin Mayfly Project is going to be amazing because Wisconsin has a strong tradition of fishing and our heritage should be cherished and passed on to future generations.The Mayfly Project is important for foster children because it is a great opportunity to connect with nature through fly fishing and experience the outdoors with help from mentors.

Bonnie Richards

Lead Mentor, Appleton, Wisconsin Project

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From Foster Care to Fly Fishing, Meet Mentor, Breezy Johnston

From Foster Care to Fly Fishing, Meet Mentor, Breezy Johnston

Breezy Johnston, mentor for Pikes Peak, CO project, talks about life in foster care and how fly fishing has become her home-base. We are thrilled to have Breezy joining our team and are so thankful for her willingness to share. We are inspired by folks who have been through the trenches and have found their niche in the world!

TMP’s COVID-19 Response and Fundraiser

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges globally, for our country and for our TMP and foster care communities. We are a nonprofit that values action, and we have been passionately working non-stop to continue to support the most vulnerable in our...

The Mayfly Project Mentee Curriculum Development

The Mayfly Project Mentee Curriculum Development

Last year we rolled out our new curriculum with the help of our fly fishing family and TMP partners! The impact of this curriculum has surpassed our expectations--the foster children we work with are able to use the curriculum with their mentors and then keep it to...

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Appleton, Wisconsin Project

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