Train and pair a service dog with a veteran

by Hero Pups, Inc.
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Train and pair a service dog with a veteran
Train and pair a service dog with a veteran
Train and pair a service dog with a veteran

Summary

Hero Pups acquire, trains, and pairs support dogs with veterans and first responders in New England who have been diagnosed with service-related, psychological challenges. Hero Pups has NO paid staff. We are all volunteers. Also, we give the dogs to the recipients for FREE. They do not incur any charges. Because our organization does not have any paid staff members, 100 percent of donated funds are directly used to pay for sheltering, medical care, feeding, and training our support dogs.

$110
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
7
months

Challenge

Our organization has NO paid staff. Every dollar raised goes directly towards training support dogs to give to eligible veterans and first responders for FREE. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our fundraisers have been canceled for the foreseeable future. Yet, each week, the list of eligible recipients requesting dogs continues to grow faster than our existing infrastructure can sustain, particularly during these stressful times.

Solution

The lack of funds from canceled fundraisers will have serious and significant consequences on our ability to accomplish our mission of providing as many dogs as possible to eligible recipients. If our organization is awarded funding, every, single penny will be used to ensure our goals for supporting our 'heroes' who are in need will be accomplished.

Long-Term Impact

Our organization is a proven success story having already trained 72 support and comfort dogs and successfully placed them with eligible veterans and first responders. In order to continue to meet the growing demand (particularly in the COVID-19 environment), we must identify funding sources (such as this) that will allow us to expand our operations and maximize efficiencies while offsetting the increased financial costs.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

https:/​/​www.heropups.com/​
Hero Pups website
Hero Pups Facebook page
Hero Pups Twitter page
Newsletter on Hero Pups' blog

Organization Information

Hero Pups, Inc.

Location: Stratham, NH - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @heropups
Project Leader:
Laura Barker
Stratham, NH United States

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