Reeling and Healing Cancer Survivor Retreats

Reeling & Healing Midwest - Wish List

Thanks to you we continue to fulfill our Wish List! You Rock!

Below is a list of items Reeling and Healing Midwest needs for the 2014 retreat season. Whether a pair of waders or a case of water, every little bit helps.

Help us Renew Spirit and Renew Hope!

Note: You may donate the actual item(s) listed or monetary equivalent. Please drop us a note or call 616-855-4017 with any questions.

Items can be mailed to:
Reeling & Healing Midwest, 4410 S. Sweetwater Lane, Branch, MI 49402


  • Fly Reels - 5-6 wt & 7-8wt with adjustable drag
  • Leaders - 7 1/2 ft 5x
  • Leaders - 9 ft 5x
  • Tippet Spools - 4x, 5x and 6x
  • Flies
    • Trout - Dries, Nymphs, Soft Hackles, Terrestrials
    • Salmon / Steelhead
    • Bass - Poppers, Streamers
  • Fishing Shirts
  • Fishing T-shirts
  • Nippers
  • Mesh Gear Bag for Waders

Retreat Supplies

  • Folding Banquet tables - 6ft or 8ft
  • Disposable cameras
  • Blank journal books
  • Flashlights & headlamps with batteries
  • 6", 8" and 10" paper plates
  • Heavy Duty Plastic wear (spoons, knives, forks)
  • Dinner and cocktail sized napkins
  • Paper Towel
  • Hot & Cold cups - 8 oz-12 oz
  • Bottled juice, sodas, water and teas

Gift Cards

  • Costco or Sam's Club for printer supplies, retreat supplies and other items
  • Office Depot, Staples or Office Max for paper, envelopes, supplies
  • Cabela's, Bass Pro or Gander Mountain for fishing equipment


  • Banner
  • Donation of discounted or complimentary printing for our flyers
  • Printing - Our Return Labels and Fish On! Labels
  • Give-a-way prize items
  • Feather Boas - Asst Colors - 6ft Long
  • Storage Locker - Storage for all R&HM Equipment
  • Storage Trailer - Needed June - August for use in Grayling & Ludington areas

Office Supplies & Equipment

  • Postage
  • Envelopes - approx. 6 3/4" x 8 3/4" or 6" x 9" with Redi-Strip
  • Color laser printer
  • Phone cards or conference calling account
  • Heavy Duty Stapler
  • Heavy Duty Velcro Strips
  • Easel Flip Chart pads for presentations


  • Sponsor a Participant
  • Sponsor a Volunteer

In Their Own Words

"The women, the river, the laughter, the tears, the fun, the food...the best! I cannot begin to share what it means to me. I can only smile and feel the warmth that I'll keep in my heart and mind always."
-2005 Participant