Posts Categorized: Fundraising

Changes to 4 Paws for Ability Policy

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Fundraising Now Fee For Service Starting July 4, 2016 4 Paws for Ability will be required by IRS determination to eliminate their tax deductible family fundraising requirement in place of a fee for service.  Beginning the same date the fee for service will be $17,000. 4 Paws for Ability was selected for an audit in… Read more »

2014 Donors

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Thank you so much to all of our donors!  The following donors made donations of more than $5000 in 2014! $50,000+ Estate of Frieda Pauline Hoppe – $75,098.34 The Calipari Foundation Inc – $50,000 Jay Strayer – $50,000 $49,999 – $25,000 Estate of Joann Henninger – $34,934.04 Pandora Jewelry, LLC – $25,000 CareSource – $26,000… Read more »

2011 Donors

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Thank you so much to all of our donors!  The following donors made donations of more than $5000 in 2011!   Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation – $10,000 Joe Busam Foundation – $5,000 P&G Fund – $10,000 Virginia Conlogue Foundation – $10,000 Jean Barger Rice Trust – $29,000 The Erma A. Bantz Foundation Scholarship –… Read more »

2012 Donors

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Thank you so much to all of our donors!  The following donors made donations of more than $5000 in 2012!   Cynthia D. Lee Enterprises, Inc. DBA – $13,000 Autism Care & Treatment Today – $5,000 Beverly Cooney – $5,000 Community Foundation of Abilene – $10,000 Chardith Foundation – $25,000 Make a Wish Foundation –… Read more »

Thank you Cheap Hotels!

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We were recently contacted by members of the Cheap Hotels staff regarding their charity program.   Each month Cheap Hotels selects an organization that will receive 1% of booking fees and we are grateful that they selected us!  They made a $500 donation, which will benefit our building fund. We always advocate that we continue support for… Read more »

With 25 years of changes, comes 25 more years of hope.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 25. With 25 years of changes, comes 25 more years of hope. Seventeen years ago, Karen and her then service dog Ben, put their dreams of assisting children with disabilities into action. They founded 4 Paws for Ability and began placing service dogs with kiddos…. Read more »

I have found a support system.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 24. I have found a support system. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a very large collection of laws to benefit what is often considered a single community, ‘Americans with disabilities’. Yet, this community is large and varied in their medical conditions and needs. Sometimes,… Read more »

I have a new member of my medical team.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 23. I have a new member of my medical team. Service dogs are task-trained to mitigate the impacts of disability. This looks different for each service dog team. A mobility dog might pick up dropped items, an autism assistance dog might disrupt behaviors, and a… Read more »

I am accepted for who I am.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 22. I am accepted for who I am. For 25 years, the Americans with Disabilities Act has served as more than just a law. The requirements set forth within led to inclusion, which is often a step closer to acceptance. Acceptance allows a person to… Read more »

My quality of life has improved.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 21. My quality of life has improved. The ADA guarantees many rights and services for people with disabilities that no law did in the past. Housing and air travel were protected under other previous laws, but the ADA was the first comprehensive law for disability… Read more »