The PEACH Pit on WMAZ-CBS

Macon’s CBS affiliate, WMAZ, provided coverage of The PEACH Pit’s recent community demonstration of horses as therapists. You can watch the videos and read the story by clicking on each picture.

Thanks to equine specialists Paige Jobe and Sarah Schelkoph for working the demo, and to Robert Jackson for his invaluable help before, during and after the session.

A miniature horse in an outdoor arena.
Horse therapy provides comfort for those struggling
Gwendolyn Coley prepares for the free demo of horses as therapists.
Gwendolyn Coley prepares for the free demo of horses as therapists.

Are you a federal employee? Choose us as your CFC charity

If you’re a federal employee and looking for a charity for your CFC donations, consider us at The PEACH Pit. Our CFC number is 27220.

The PEACH Pit Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation that works to help you help yourself. Our mission is to tap into the naturally reflective nature of horses to help you overcome obstacles to a happy and healthy life. To help you help yourself.

Our vision is to ensure you feel emotionally and physically safe enough to allow a horse to serve as part of your counseling and therapy team so you can walk away from the experience feeling more empowered to make changes.

All proceeds go directly to providing services to our clients.

Thanks for your support.

The PEACH Pit gives back (pill bottle campaign)

Container with empty pill bottles

With help of dozens of donors, The PEACH Pit recently provided about 500 empty pill bottles to a volunteer organization in Guatemala. In some areas of that country, doctors dispense medicine in plastic bags, and we wanted to change that.

Now, we’re collecting more bottles to help provide more sanitary means of giving out medicine. Your donations can help us ship empty medicine bottles to the doctors and nurses who volunteer to provide free care to the Guatemalan people.

 

The PEACH Pit gives back

Campers learn about caring for horses and how to ride them

Volunteers from The PEACH Pit helped children from Reconciliation House Fun in the Son summer camp learn to care for horses before taking them on short horseback rides around the campgrounds. Steel and Ginger, horses from The PEACH Pit provided lessons an entertainment for the campers who chose to visit the station.

Thanks to Paige Jobe for giving up her morning to help educate the campers.

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Boy walking while on horse
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The Home Depot helps The PEACH Pit

broken lawn cart wheel and axle.
This is what I wanted to repair or replace.
new wheels and axle.
Someone at The Home Depot in Warner Robins, Ga., made this as a replacement.
A dump cart strong enough to hold several bags of horse feed or hay or whatever.
The manager at The Home Depot in Warner Robins tossed in this dump cart for free after reading about The PEACH Pit’s mission. He said it was a gift for all we do.
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