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Upcoming Events

Unleashed @ American Legion Post 91

Monday, 2/23/2024, from 5 – 7ish PM MST
Monday, 3/25/2024, from 5 – 7ish PM MST

Unleashed @ St Luke Lutheran Church

Sunday, 3/3/2024, 9 – 11:30ish AM MST
807 N Stapley Dr, Mesa, AZ 85203

Sit awhile, laugh a bit, talk a lot, make a leash, and connect with us during this fun St. Luke community building event.

OVMAE Veteran Recreation Fair

Saturday, 3/23/2024, 10 – 2ish PM MST
Phoenix College
1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ, 85013

Co-Op Survival will be making leashes at the Veteran Recreation Fair, an event co-hosted by the ASU Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement. Join us!

Unleashed @ Uncle Bear’s Grill & Tap

Monday, 4/1/2024, 4 – 7ish PM MST
Uncle Bear’s Grill & Tap on Greenfield
1110 S Greenfield Rd #101A, Mesa, AZ 85206

Join us on April fools day. Really, no joke, we’ll be there!
Co-Op Survival will provide the appetizers and all materials you need to join us in leashmaking – we’ll even teach you how.
See you there!

Unbroken – A Retreat for Veteran Caregivers

Friday, 5/3/2024 – Monday, 5/6/2024
Prescott, Arizona

A time for rest, renewal, and reclaiming

This Veteran-caregiver retreat is designed for caregivers who need time away to listen to their lives and the stories they are telling about them.
Our retreat facilitator, Diane M. Millis, PhD, creates occasions for participants to cultivate conversation, develop deep listening, and share their stories with one another. To learn more about her and her work visit:

This retreat was made possible by a generous donations from the Angeles family and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation

If you would like more information about this event or would like to sponsor a caregiver for this event, please reach out to: [email protected]

Past Events

Hybrid Leashmaking

Mon 2/19/2024 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST

December 9th, 2023. Unleashed @ Black Rifle Coffee Company
December 2, 2023 COAZ Gives Back, Golf Outing
December 2, 2023 COAZ Gives Back, Golf Outing
November 16, 2023.  A pre-Thanksgiving dinner for military families
November 16, 2023. A pre-Thanksgiving dinner for military families.
November 2023
October 13, 2023, hybrid leashmaking - in person and online
October 13, 2023, hybrid leashmaking – in person and online
Leashmaking & Fundraising at Uncle Bear's on Greenfield in Mesa, AZ
Leashmaking & Fundraising at Uncle Bear’s on Greenfield in Mesa, AZ
October 2023
It’s a Happy Hour with dogs – what’s better than that??!!
Who can join us? Anyone… really, anyone!
Why? We are building communities of support and creating common ground,
one knot at a time.
If you are a Veteran, a military caregiver, or part of a military family, you can keep the 1st leash you make.

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