Fortress Solutions Donates Over $3,000 to Equest During COVID-19 Crisis

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Fortress Solutions is extremely proud of have partnered with Equest during the ongoing 2020 COVID-19 global pandemic. Donations were generously provided by the dedicated Plano-based employees and a matched contribution was made by Fortress Solutions. A total of over $3,000 was donated to Equest.

Founded in 1981, Equest’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with diverse needs by partnering with horses to bring hope and healing through equine assisted activities and therapies. Equest has helped over 800,000 individuals in the North Texas area that have a disability. 

Equest is a PATH International Premier Accredited Center and one of the largest in the country. They currently operate with 30 therapy horses, 10 instructors and three therapists (PT/OT), three counselors, and more than 696 volunteers annually.

Fortress employees participated in this year’s virtual RideFest. RideFest is Equest’s annual event that focuses on our clients and raises support for the therapy horses who provide the important physical, cognitive, emotional, social improvements that change their client’s lives.

Christine Volkmer, Director of Community Engagement at Equest commented, “Having Fortress employees on our teams to help raise funds for the care of our therapy horses was awesome. Being chosen by their company to help raise critical funds for our mission brough many smiles to our staff, clients, and volunteers! We are forever grateful to Fortress and look forward to having their team meet the horses one day soon!”. 

Brendon Mills, CEO of Fortress Solutions, stated, “I am very proud of the contributions our team was able to make for Equest. They are a great team doing fantastic work for our home in North Texas”.
If you would like to learn more about Equest or further ways you can help during this challenging time, please reach to or call (972) 412-1099.


About Fortress Solutions
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