These kids are amazed at the people they don’t know, don’t look like them, with a purpose of showing them a God given love through fly fishing. It just blows their mind! I wanted to say THANK YOU again for spending the day building relationships with our kids! It was so wonderful for them to get to learn and decompress for a little bit!! We appreciate you and your team so much!

Group Home Director

Houston, Texas Project

Houston, Texas Project

Lead Mentor: Currently Taking Applications for Lead Mentor, 2021

Project location: Houston, Texas

Year project founded: 2019

Mentors on this team: 4-6

Children mentored to date: 29

Children to be mentored in 2020: Undecided

Local foster care partners: Fresh-Start Houston (2019)

Local companies that support this project: Texas Fly Fishers of Houston, Cortland Lines

Contact about this project: Kaitlin Barnhart, kaitlin@themayflyproject.com

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I want to start my own fly tying company. This is fun!

Child in Foster Care

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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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