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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Giving Tuesday Success, 2020!

Thank You!!! Together, WE DID IT! We hit our goal on Tuesday! For our National Project online, we raised $14,000! For our individual project fundraisers we hit over $20,000!!!! This year, many of our lead mentors, mentors, and friends, all did Facebook fundraisers to...

Foster Care to Fly Fishing, with Jackie Prock

Foster Care to Fly Fishing, with Jackie Prock

“There was so much going on in my life that was out of my control, so I gravitated to the outdoors to find control. It became a place where I could go to find some peace and away from life’s confusion and uncertainties [from life in foster care],” Jackie Prock said....

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!

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