Hunting Trip Reinvigorates Disabled Veterans

January 17, 2021

By Ashley Skinner

6,000 acres.

Four veterans.

A lifetime of memories.

The Independence Fund, SMG Inc. and Duke Energy recently gave wounded veterans a chance to connect and experience independence through outdoor activities at a hunting event in Inglis, Florida.

The event, Hunting for Independence, is an initiative started three years ago by The Independence Fund, an organization dedicated to helping catastrophically wounded, injured or ill veterans, caregivers and their families.

“I’ve been a recipient of The Independence Fund for a couple of years now, and I’ve been on a few trips with them,” Army veteran Daniel Selbee said. “They’ve impacted and changed my life greatly, helping me through some of the treatment programs and getting me out of the house. I rarely get out, so these opportunities mean so much to me.”

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