Fee for Service

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In order to accept all children who qualify for our programs, 4 Paws for Ability partners with client families to provide the funds necessary to provide a service dog in a partial payment for service model.  It costs between $40,000 – $60,000 to place a single service dog with a child or veteran.

The current fee for service is:  $17,000

4 Paws for Ability manages an organizational fundraising program through their own development department and with assistance from volunteer fundraisers locally and around the country to cover the remaining funds needed to provide a service dog.

Most of our families engage in fundraising activities within their communities to raise this fee.  It is not required or expected that families provide full payment at the time of application.  On average families who chose to fundraise are able to complete fundraising in 6 months, however some take more or less time.  There is no limit on the amount of time it can take a family to fundraise and 4 Paws will never expire your raised funds.

4 Paws does require that families have an approved application and signed fundraising agreement on file before fundraising for your service dog.  This is for the protection of both the client and 4 Paws.  If you are ready to apply, please visit the Application Process page and the Child Application page.

Combined Federal Campaign

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cfc-ad-for-anyone4 Paws CFC Code is:  58894.
 
CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with almost 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each year. Pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season (September 1st to December 15th) support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world. 

Kai and Tornado

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14670604_1359603430719559_1631371118711813473_nOn Tuesday, October, 18 we shared a very special story of one of our newest matches…and to say the least it rocked our world.  It was picked up by Facebook pages, media stations for print and TV.  Below is the original post, and a list of everywhere you can see Kai and Tornado.  Follow along with their story and watch them spread love, awareness, and acceptance across the world!

“I’m not sure why, but people still ask us why we place service dogs with children sometimes. Let me help you understand, from a momma who knows first hand:

See this moment? 
I’ve never experienced a moment like this.

I thought about not sharing it for embarrassment of my ugly cry face, but i decided it’s too important not to share.
This picture was taken near the end of the day after my autistic five year old was finally able to sit down with his new Service Dog Tornado. He flew across the entire ocean, stopped in multiple states, and uprooted his entire routine to travel the globe for this. He was so overwhelmed through the day that he had to leave to take a break for a couple hours before he could come back. This boy is the strongest child I have ever met; he has faced countless rude and ignorant adults and children who do not understand him, who have hurt him, and who have not valued him because he is different. This picture captures the face of a mother who saw her child, who she can’t hug, wash, dress, snuggle and touch freely lay on his new Service dog of his own free will, with a purposeful unspoken attachment. This is the face of a mom who has seen her son experience countless failed social interactions on the playground in an attempt to have a friend. Any friend. Any kind of connection. She has sat with her son while he has cried at night for months because he has no consistent connections outside of the family no matter how hard he tries and no matter what he works hard on in his Autism therapies. It doesn’t transfer to the natural occurring world for him. And now she is sitting behind her son silently watching this moment, with the air sucked from her lungs, and no words to say. 
Holding her mouth and silently crying because she doesn’t want to distract him from the moment and break him away from a pure, honest, and truly fulfilling moment for her son-of his own free will. This is truly magic. Words cannot explain it.

I have cried so many times for this boy, but this is the very first time I have cried for a reason like this.

It’s new, it’s painful, it’s wonderful, and it’s grateful. I will always stand behind this boy (probably still crying ) but I am grateful that he will have Tornado to stand beside him. The 4 Paws magic is real. The wait is long, but this moment right here makes it worth every moment of waiting. It’s worth every fight for services for my son, every diagnosis, every new provider, every dollar spent, every paper filled out, every school meeting, every shed tear, every step forward, every step back, and every wonder of the unknown future. Some how because of this- because of Tornado- I know everything will be okay.”

 

Update:  Watch Kai’s video of meeting Tornado for the first time – https://www.facebook.com/4pawsforability/videos/1361130487233520/

Love What Matters:  https://www.facebook.com/lovewhatreallymatters/photos/a.710462625642805.1073741828.691679627521105/1272232712799124/?type=3&theater

The Telegraph:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/20/autistic-boy-who-cant-be-hugged-finds-first-friend-in-service-do/

BBC Newsbeat:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/37712162/an-autistic-boy-who-cant-be-touched-has-connected-with-a-service-dog

9 News Sydney (Australia):  http://www.9news.com.au/good-news/2016/10/20/06/40/mum-of-highly-sensitive-boy-with-autism-weeps-as-he-finds-peace-with-service-dog

Metro News (Netherlands):  http://www.metronieuws.nl/nieuws/koffiepauze/2016/10/moeder-in-tranen-autistisch-zoontje-maakt-vriend

Independent Journal Review:  http://ijr.com/2016/10/717498-it-looks-like-a-boy-sharing-a-moment-with-his-dog-what-a-mom-sees-brings-her-to-tears/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Rosey News:  https://www.facebook.com/4pawsforability/posts/1360717340608168

Inside Edition:  http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/19394-mom-sobs-as-son-with-autism-snuggles-with-new-service-dog-the-connection-is-life 

WREG (Memphis):  http://wreg.com/2016/10/20/mom-in-tears-after-seeing-son-with-autism-bond-with-new-service-dog/

The Dodo:  https://www.thedodo.com/mom-cries-boy-meets-service-dog-2054425165.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=cta&utm_campaign=share

Reddit:  https://www.reddit.com/r/UpliftingNews/comments/58cdv2/mum_of_highly_sensitive_boy_with_autism_weeps_as/

Mirror (UK):  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/mum-weeps-shares-touching-moment-9086743

Scary Mommy:  http://www.scarymommy.com/autism-service-dog-viral-photo/?utm_source=FB

Het Laatste Nieuws (Brussels):  http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/37/Psycho/article/detail/2933630/2016/10/20/Moeder-van-autistisch-jongetje-barst-in-tranen-uit-wanneer-haar-zoon-eindelijk-rust-vindt-bij-hulphond.dhtml

La Gaceta (Argentina):  http://m.lagaceta.com.ar/nota/704153/sociedad/llanto-mama-al-ver-hijo-autista-relacionarse-primera-vez.html

Phoenix News Media Hong Kong:  http://news.ifeng.com/a/20161020/50131586_0.shtml

chien.fr “Dog.Com” (France):  https://www.chien.fr/actualite/cette-maman-pleure-en-voyant-son-fils-autiste-avec-son-premier-ami-son-chien/

Babble:  https://www.babble.com/parenting/viral-photo-boy-with-autism-meets-service-dog/?cmp=smc%7C631011763

Apple Daily Hong Kong:  http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/international/20161019/55796344

Index.hr (Croatia):  http://www.index.hr/ljubimci/clanak/dirljivo-pogledajte-reakciju-majke-ciji-je-sin-prvi-put-upoznao-iskrenog-prijatelja/926898.aspx

American Kennel Club:  http://www.akc.org/news/see-the-heartwarming-moment-an-autistic-boy-met-his-new-service-dog/

SammichesPsychMeds:  http://www.sammichespsychmeds.com/moms-viral-post-about-her-sons-connection-to-autism-service-dog-melts-hearts/

Dagbladet (Norway): http://www.dagbladet.no/nyheter/det-ser-ut-som-et-helt-vanlig-oyeblikk-mellom-en-gutt-og-hans-hund-sa-ser-man-moren-opplost-i-tarer/63977764

mxmetroxpress (Copenhagen, Denmark):  http://www.mx.dk/nyheder/global/story/22508148

UOL (Brazil):  http://noticias.uol.com.br/saude/ultimas-noticias/redacao/2016/10/20/ao-ganhar-cao-autista-que-nao-pode-ser-tocado-se-emociona-e-abraca-animal.htm?cmpid=fb-uol

LifeNews (Russia): https://life.ru/t/%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8/919885/malchik-autist_kotoryi_boitsia_prikosnovienii_vpiervyie_v_zhizni_obnial_sobaku

Mixnews (Latvia): http://www.mixnews.lv/ru/exclusive/news/210876_v-dnr-somnevayutsya-4to-motorolu-ubil-naemnik-iz-latvii/

Huffington Post (Italy): http://www.huffingtonpost.it/2016/10/19/mamma-austico-cane_n_12554644.html?utm_hp_ref=italy 

Huffington Post (Greece): http://www.huffingtonpost.gr/2016/10/21/life-autismos-skulos_n_12587062.html?utm_hp_ref=greece

The New Zealand Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11733255

The Daily Mail (UK): http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3856812/The-heartwarming-moment-autistic-boy-5-hugged-finds-friend-wanted-service-dog.html

Upsocl:  http://www.upsocl.com/comunidad/este-nino-se-acuesta-sobre-su-perro-su-mama-comprende-lo-que-significa-y-no-aguanta-las-lagrimas/

WQAD (Moline, IL): http://wqad.com/2016/10/21/mother-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-curls-up-with-new-service-dog/

KARE (Minneapolis, MN): http://www.kare11.com/news/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339923672

US News & World Report: http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-10-21/autistic-boy-makes-heartwarming-connection-with-service-dog

WGN-TV (Chicago): http://wgntv.com/2016/10/21/mother-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-curls-up-with-new-service-dog/

Yan News (Vietnam): http://www.yan.vn/khoanh-khac-xuc-dong-cua-mot-cau-be-tu-ki-va-phep-mau-bon-chan-111555.html

NLCafé (Hungary): http://www.nlcafe.hu/egeszseg/20161021/autizmus-segitokutya-baratsag-bizalom-foto-/

wiadomosci – TVP1 (Poland): http://wiadomosci.wp.pl/kat,1515,title,Autystyczny-chlopiec-po-raz-pierwszy-w-zyciu-daje-sie-dotknac-psu-terapeucie,wid,18552930,martykul.html

laSexta (Spain): http://www.lasexta.com/noticias/sociedad/madre-llora-ver-hijo-autismo-relacionarse-primer-amigo_201610205808df770cf2d6cc9cb42f0c.html

O Globo (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): http://oglobo.globo.com/sociedade/menino-autista-que-nao-pode-ser-tocado-abraca-cachorro-20329994

Aftonbladet (Sweden): http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/godanyheter/article23761067.ab

 WBIR-TV (Knoxville, TN): http://www.wbir.com/life/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339915505

WHAS-TV (Louisville, KY): http://www.whas11.com/life/amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339881426

Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/10/21/moment-autistic-boy-bonds-with-service-dog-touches-thousands.html

KVUE-TV (Austin, TX): http://www.kvue.com/life/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339909027

ABC-7 / WLS-TV (Chicago, IL): http://abc7chicago.com/society/video-boy-with-autism-bonds-instantly-with-service-dog/1567112/

TechTimes: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/183217/20161021/love-at-first-sight-autistic-boy-instantly-bonds-snuggles-with-service-dog-he-just-met.htm

WTHR (Indianapolis, IN): http://www.wthr.com/article/photo-see-how-important-service-dogs-are-for-children-who-need-them

KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City, OK): http://kfor.com/2016/10/21/mother-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-curls-up-with-new-service-dog/

IndiaTimes (Mumbia, India): http://www.indiatimes.com/health/buzz/this-is-how-an-austistic-boy-reacted-after-meeting-his-service-dog-for-the-first-time-264000.html

LifeZette: http://www.lifezette.com/momzette/service-dog-saved-boys-life/

Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand): http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/cutestuff/85645299/mother-shares-heartwarming-moment-her-autistic-son-kainoa-niehaus-meets-his-service-dog

Babble.com: https://www.babble.com/parenting/viral-photo-boy-with-autism-meets-service-dog/

AOL News: http://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2016/10/20/the-heartwarming-reason-this-dog-made-a-mother-cry/21588311/

Romper: https://www.romper.com/p/a-mom-watched-her-autistic-son-bond-with-his-service-dog-her-reaction-will-make-you-cry-20921

Science World Report: http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/50719/20161022/boy-who-cant-hugged-mom-cries-son-autism-bonds-service-dog.htm

Carbonated.TV: http://www.carbonated.tv/viral/mom-brought-to-tears-when-her-autistic-son-met-his-new-service-dog

WWL-TV (New Orleans, LA): http://www.wwltv.com/life/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/340117908

Fox 29 / WTFX-TV (Philadelphia, PA): http://www.fox29.com/news/213076712-story

Parent Herald: http://www.parentherald.com/articles/76075/20161020/pets-and-autism-know-the-benefits-of-having-a-service-dog-for-children-diagnosed-with-autism.htm

Paw My Gosh: http://www.pawmygosh.com/kainoa-and-tornado/

Little Things: http://www.littlethings.com/shanna-niehaus-autism-service-dog/

Parents.com: http://www.parents.com/health/special-needs-now/all-the-feels-see-this-moms-heartwarming-post-about-her-sons-new-autism/

Dutchesss Daily (Greece): http://dutchesss.queen.gr/inspiration/dutchesss-life/story/1630/h-sygklonistiki-istoria-kai-mia-fotografia-poy-thelo-na-moirasto-mazi-sas

Ethnos (Greece): http://www.ethnos.gr/diethni/arthro/h_sygkinitiki_stigmi_pou_ena_autistiko_agori_pou_den_mporei_na_aggiksei_kanenan_synanta_ton_neo_tou_skylo-64589378/

Newpost (Greece): http://newpost.gr/kosmos/567040/aytistiko-agori-poy-den-thelei-na-ton-aggizoyn-synanta-ton-neo

Sportdog (Greece): https://www.sportdog.gr/life/kosmos/article/361479/aytistiko-agori-poy-den-thelei-na-ton-aggizoyn-synanta-ton-neo-toy-skylo-binteo 

POPSUGAR: http://www.popsugar.com/moms/Boy-Autism-Meets-His-New-Service-Dog-42581718?utm_source=today.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=pubexchange_facebook

Good News Network: http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/mom-brought-tears-boys-moment-peace-new-service-dog/

Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/UpliftingNews/comments/58cdv2/mum_of_highly_sensitive_boy_with_autism_weeps_as/

Doggiescare.com: http://doggiescare.com/mom-cries-son-autism-makes-first-friend/

Fox61/WTIC-TV (Hartford, CT): http://fox61.com/2016/10/21/mother-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-curls-up-with-new-service-dog/

WHNT-TV (Huntsville, AL): http://whnt.com/2016/10/22/mother-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-curls-up-with-new-service-dog/

Vanguardia (Mexico): http://www.vanguardia.com.mx/articulo/el-emotivo-momento-en-que-un-nino-con-autismo-logra-dar-un-abrazo-por-primera-vez-en-su

Die Welt (Germany): https://www.welt.de/vermischtes/article158991550/Der-wunderbare-Moment-wenn-ein-Autist-Naehe-zulaesst.html

Phileleftheros (Cyprus, Greece): http://www.philenews.com/el-gr/syzitountai-sto-diadiktyo/1330/337120/otan-ena-aftistiko-agori-pou-den-epitrepei-se-kanenan-na-ton-angixei-synanta-to-neo-tou-skylo

Net Labo / ITMedia (Japan): http://nlab.itmedia.co.jp/nl/articles/1610/23/news026.html

irishdogs.ie (Ireland): http://www.irishdogs.ie/news/2016/10/20/boy-with-autism-who-cant-be-touched-finds-first-friend-in-service-dog.html

Primer Impacto / Univision: http://www.univision.com/shows/primer-impacto/otra-muestra-de-que-los-perros-son-los-mejores-amigos-de-los-seres-humanos-video

WNYW / Fox5 (NYC): http://www.fox5ny.com/news/212847455-story

ltn.com.tw (Taiwan): http://m.ltn.com.tw/news/world/breakingnews/1864040

El diario Correo (Lima, Peru): http://diariocorreo.pe/miscelanea/facebook-nino-con-autismo-da-el-primer-abrazo-de-su-vida-a-un-perro-fotos-706805/

Se og Hør (Denmark): http://www.seoghoer.dk/wild/denne-hund-udfoerer-sandt-mirakel

Today.com: http://www.today.com/parents/boy-autism-gets-service-dog-help-him-thrive-t104376

WLWT (Cincinnati, OH): 

http://www.wlwt.com/article/life-changing-moment-unfolds-as-autistic-child-receives-service-dog/7793064

http://www.wlwt.com/article/child-with-autism-forms-special-connection-with-service-dog/8065227

WRGT-TV / Fox45 now (Cincinnati, OH): http://fox45now.com/news/local/autistic-boy-reunites-with-local-service-dog

KDVR / Fox 31 (Denver, CO): http://kdvr.com/2016/10/21/mom-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-surls-up-with-new-service-dog/

KSWB-TV / Fox 5 (San Diego, CA): http://fox5sandiego.com/2016/10/22/mother-overwhelmed-after-son-with-autism-curls-up-with-new-service-dog/

WJXX / WTLV / First Coast News (Jacksonville, FL): http://www.firstcoastnews.com/life/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog-1/340041333

KREM (Spokane, WA): http://www.krem.com/news/nation-now/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339922909

KYTX (Tyler, TX): http://www.cbs19.tv/life/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339990785

KBMT / 12 News Now (Beaumont, TX): http://www.12newsnow.com/life/see-amazing-moment-when-boy-meets-his-service-dog/339978001

 

Facebook Pages:

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA): https://www.facebook.com/avmavets/posts/10154127219563990

 Humankind: https://www.facebook.com/humankindvideos/videos/1214173458618301/

Rosey News: https://www.facebook.com/RoseyNews/videos/1222204267826411/

 ABC World New Tonight: https://www.facebook.com/WorldNewsTonight/videos/10154289918119818/

Cincinnati Enquirer: https://www.facebook.com/Enquirer/videos/1215772371791743/

We Love Animals: https://www.facebook.com/WeLoveAnimals.me/photos/a.737720129663088.1073741828.736216296480138/880199218748511/?type=3&theater

B100-FM / WBYT ; https://www.facebook.com/B100fm/photos/a.116388278387197.16599.110931628932862/1587457631280247/?type=3&theater

The Morning Show (Australia): https://www.facebook.com/morningshowon7/photos/a.292451796052.153075.246214236052/10153889025911053/?type=3&theater

I Love My Dog: https://www.facebook.com/ilovemydogfans/posts/10154403086128673

Maine Parent Federation, INC: https://www.facebook.com/maineparentfederation/posts/1194919610566029

Experienced Service Dog Trainer Needed!

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4 Paws for Ability seeks an experienced service dog trainer to join their service dog training team.  4 Paws for Ability recently placed their 1,000th service dog and seeks to continue their growth in order to continue placing task-trained service dogs with children and veterans.
 
Do you have the experience necessary to hit the ground running and help 4 Paws meet this goal?  Email your resume to Karen Shirk, CEO at karen@4pawsforability.org

2015 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+

  • Anonymous Trust – $100,000
  • The E. Kenneth & Esther Marie Hatton Foundation – $50,000
  • The Calipari Foundation Inc – $50,000

$49,999 – $25,000

  • Tzell Travel Foundation c/o Tzell Travel – $31,056
  • Chardith Foundation – $25,000
  • Eisai Inc – $30,000
  • Allied Van Lines – $29,450

$24,999 – $15,000

  • The Virginia Conlogue Foundation – $20,000
  • Vital Projects Fund, Inc – $20,000
  • PetSmart – $23,326
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation – $15,000
  • Alton Research LLC – $15,000
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation – $15,000
  • Schwab Charitable – $20,000
  • Tanya’s Trot – $19,000
  • Irwin Epstein – $15,000
  • Gladys E. Reid – $22,000
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska – $15,000
  • Schwab Charitable – $20,000

$14,999 – $10,000

  • Anonymous – $14,000
  • Anonymous – $14,000
  • Richardson Foundation – $12,000
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio – $13,000 
  • MEA Charitable Foundation – $10,000
  • Steve Wambold – $10,000
  • Scott Urban – $12,000
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska Inc. – $14,000
  • Gerald & Carole Miller Family Foundation – $10,000 
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation – $13,076
  • Richard Boyle – $14,000
  • Anonymous – $10,000
  • MetLife – $10,000
  • Ultimate Sports Gym – $10,000
  • Southland Christian Church, Missions – $10,000
  • Anonymous Foundation – $10,000
  • Anonymous – $10,990
  • The Dayton Foundation – $10,000
  • Helen W. Bell Charitable Foundation – $10,000
  • Wash Depot Holdings, Inc – $13,850
  • Cyrus Spurlino – $10,000
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bergren – $10,000

$9,999 – $5,001

  • Terri & Andrew Herenstein Fund c/o Jewish Communal Fund – $7,000
  • Friends of Nathan Foundation – $5,339.03
  • Michael & Joyce Mallon – $6,060
  • Mad River Local Schools – $9,463.88
  • Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corp – $8,526
  • Susan K Gericke – $7,000
  • First Baptist Church, Inc – $7,370
  • Bashcraft Enterprises LLC – $6,122
  • Rebekah Assembly of Illinois IOOF – $7,933
  • VCA Charities – $7,055.87
  •  PTT LLC D/B/A HIGH 5 GAMES – $5,140
  • The Arc of Washington State – $7,000
  • Friendship Trust – $6,000
  • Jay Burkett – $7,759.24
  • Anonymous – $6,000
  • Nanci Puwalski – $7,500
  • Brandon Hite – $6,755.51 
  • The Ethan Foundation for Autism – $5,500
  • Elements IV Interiors – $5,250
  • Laura Duncan (Girl Scout Group) – $7,239.03

$5,000

  • Steve Meng – $5,000
  • The Minneapolis Foundation – $5,000
  • Ricky & Bonnie Winkles – $5,000
  • F.O.P. Lodge #170 – $5,000
  • Matthew & Rebecca Boyle – $5,000
  • Commercial Properties – $5,000
  • Community Wrench – $5,000
  • The Petco Foundation – $5,000
  • Sheila Papez – $5,000
  • Delaware Valley Veterinary Hospital, P.C. – $5,000
  • Dayton Freight Lines – $5,000
  • John C. Hench Foundation – $5,000
  • Emergency Restoration – $5,000
  • Dave & Peggy Meador – $5,000
  • Shelia Papez – $5,000
  • Schwab Charitable – $5,000
  • Marjorie Neuhoff – $5,000
  • Joyce Brindley – $5,000
  • Polyguard Products, Inc – $5,000
  • Schwab Charitable – $5,000
  • Michael Gertsema – $5,000
  • Scott & Krista Hamrick – $5,000
    c/o Joyful Blessings Foundation
  • Slagle Family Charitable Fund – $5,000
    c/o Fidelity Charitable Fund

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 – $15,000
  • Anonymous – $22,000
  • Anonymous – $5,000
  • The Reinberger Foundation – $5,000
  • Tony Stewart Foundation – $7,500
  • Stephen and Mary Birch Foundation – $5,000
  • Robert F. Beard Foundation – $100,000
  • Hatton Foundation – $100,000
  • Joanne and Cyrus Spurlino – $5,000
  • Harold C. Schott Foundation – $22,000
  • Petfinder Foundation and Intervet/Shering-Plough Animal Health have granted us 295 doses Influenza Vaccine valued at $5310.
  • P&G’s Eukanuba Division donates 44,800 pounds of Eukanuba to 4 Paws for Ability! Did you know that we typically spend about $8,000 a month on dog food? With this donation by P&Gof 44,800 pounds of dog food, we should be spending only about $1,000 for dogs on special foods for a while. So it cut our spending by $7,000 a month and Eukanuba is $1 a pound so this is the equivalent of a $44,000 donation.
Using therapy equipment donated by the Meyerson Foundation to help our dogs adjust to standing on various types of flooring and viewing large, bright structures which appear out of nowhere.

Using therapy equipment donated by the Meyerson Foundation to help our dogs adjust to standing on various types of flooring and viewing large, bright structures which appear out of nowhere.

 

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