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American flag for Welcome to Combat To Creative, where the journey from service to self-discovery takes center stage. Combat To Creative is an organization dedicated to supporting veterans through creativity. we believe in the transformative power of creativity to heal, connect, and inspire. Our organization is dedicated to supporting veterans on their journey to rediscover connection, cultivate resilience, and embark on a path of self-improvement. Through a unique blend of artistic expression, community connection, and personal development, we aim to empower veterans to not only cope with the challenges they face but to thrive in their post-service lives.
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Our Programs And Services

Programs and services provided at no cost to Minnesota Veterans

in the 5 county metro area. 

Outdoor photography at Combat To Creative
Creativity Workshop from Combat To Creative
Painting Creativity Kit from Combat To Creative
Support services provided for Minnesota Veterans to support connection resilience and self-improvement Whether you're a veteran looking to explore your creative side, a supporter eager to contribute to the well-being of those who have served, or a community partner seeking collaboration, join us at Combat To Creative, where we celebrate the diverse talents of our veterans and harness the power of creativity. An inspiring Organization where creativity becomes a tool for healing, connection becomes a lifeline, resilience becomes a shared strength, and self-improvement becomes a lifelong pursuit.  Join us where the creative spirit meets the indomitable courage of our veterans. Explore our programs, connect with fellow veterans, and embark on a journey of self-discovery. Combat To Creative is here to inspire, uplift, and create a community where the journey of every veteran is valued and celebrated.

Outdoor Photography Activities:

Mindful Photography Workshops: Organized workshops that blend photography with mindfulness. Encourage participants to observe and appreciate the details of nature, fostering a deeper connection with their surroundings.

Different Perspectives Challenge: Challenges that push participants to explore new angles and viewpoints. This could include low-angle shots, close-ups, or capturing reflections to encourage creativity.


Indoor Creative Sessions:

Artistic Genre Workshops: Artistic workshops and community supported events serve as a sanctuary for self-expression and connection. Facilitated by seasoned artists and creatives from our community partners, these sessions in various artistic genres are gateways to exploring unresolved emotions and fostering personal growth.

Free Artistic Supplies and Equipment:

Artistic Supplies KitsAssembled kits containing a variety of artistic supplies such as sketchbooks, paints, brushes, pencils, canvases, and other materials. Kits are tailored to different artistic interests, ensuring a diverse range of tools for veterans to explore their creativity.


Other Available Resources:

Mindfulness Resources: Including resources on mindfulness practices, meditation guides, and information on the benefits of mindfulness for mental health.

Physical Wellness Items: Items like resistance bands, stress balls, or simple exercise guides to encourage physical activity.

Resource Directories: A list of local and online resources for mental health support, counseling, and other wellness services.

*All needed supplies and equipment for workshops and events are provided*

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