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Paracord Bracelets for Veterans & Active Duty

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

The Mission Continues is a national nonprofit organization that connects military veterans with new missions in under-resourced communities. Make meaningful paracord bracelets for Veterans and their families! Not only do these bracelets look cool, they can be used to save a life in an emergency situation. They're both functional and meaningful, as they are handmade by YOU to show your appreciation to our Troops.   Doing this activity for Create the Change® ® ® ®? Don't forget to register for the https://events.com/r/en_US/registration/create-the-change-2021-816880" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://events.com/r/en_US/registration/create-the-change-2021-816880&source=gmail&ust=1633802663663000&usg=AFQjCNFMINLFY8V47euWcJ9h9ZPB8ri0rgDIY CTC® Challenge to track your efforts and for your chance to join our end-of-week wrap party full of surprises!

What's Needed To Complete

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082Z16Z3P/ref=sspa_dk_detail_1?pd_rd_i=B07YFV2YQZ&pd_rd_w=LUMuq&pf_rd_p=7d37a48b-2b1a-4373-8c1a-bdcc5da66be9&pd_rd_wg=HfbOH&pf_rd_r=YRFNW7VNC8ST6M55K12M&pd_rd_r=833193d0-1ad8-4584-8603-c4380bf940c6&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEyWkVKQ1pQQ1JGMDZEJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwMTcxMjkyMlNVNjRDNVVaMFRVVSZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwODE5Mzc1MVAzVE9INURBTk1NMiZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX2RldGFpbCZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU&th=1Paracord & Clips on Amazon!

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

All who serve use paracord, which gets its name from parachute cord and can hold up to 550 lbs. of weight. The bracelet provides 7.5 feet of cord in an emergency. Paracord -Survival Bracelets can be used to: Secure camouflage nets to trees or vehicles Build a makeshift shelter Extend a security strap or rope to reach and haul heavy objects Create a harness to extract an injured person from a bad location Make a sling or splint Paracord bracelets made by YOU are meaningful to Veterans and provide a symbolic appreciation for their service to our country.

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Purchase your supplies of paracord and clips.  Here's an example on Amazon! Once your material arrives, check out this https://youtu.be/UKSGg2IuCLItutorial Make as many bracelets as you want and have fun! Email mailto:pketchum@missioncontinues.orgPatrick to coordinate shipment Be sure to let us know that you found this volunteer activity through Create the Change® ® ® ®

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