"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ~Margaret Mead
Life Amplified is a 100% volunteer spoken word and talent variety showcase began in January 2013 to benefit worthy local organizations helping our community.
COMING IN JANUARY 2015
Located in the award-winning Carrollwood Players Theatre comes a new showcase for a Equusolutions, an organization that pairs rescued horses with military women suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to (MST) Military Sexual Trauma.
Military sexual trauma (MST) is a technical term that refers to the psychological trauma experienced by military service members, as a result of sexual assault or sexual harassment, as classified by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
66% of female soldiers report being sexually assaulted
27% of female soldiers report being raped
20% of women seeking care at VA facilities have experienced sexual trauma
8.3 percentage of women report lifetime PTSD related to MST
*Statistics from pentagon, DoD, & RAINN
On Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1:30pm, Life Amplified EMPOWERS will do what we do best – educate the community, entertain our patrons and raise funds for a nonprofit organization helping female military soldiers through equine therapy.