It’s the third day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving. To recap, I’ve asked a panel of judges to review a number of deserving charities as suggested by my readers. I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way).
I encourage you to check out the charities voted “most deserving” by my readers and judges. Remember that these are just suggestions and, in most cases, we can’t personally vouch for the good work that these folks do. So be smart. And be generous.
Today’s featured charity was submitted by Alan Papszycki. Alan writes:
Spirit Animal Sanctuary Incorporated. Boonville, New York.
We provide a life long loving home for dogs that for one reason or another, are considered unadoptable by today’s socially established standards for adoptable dogs.
Not only does Spirit Animal Sanctuary provide a safe sanctuary for behaviorally misunderstood dogs or abused, forgotten and neglected dogs, we also open our hearts for handicapped dogs, terminally ill dogs, geriatric dogs, and health challenged dogs (dogs with skin diseases, dogs that have severe allergies, dogs with seizure disorders, etc.).
It’s our mission a calling if you will, to give them life where otherwise euthanasia awaited them. And to give all the dogs a true doggy life were they can play to their hearts content or just lay around and be lazy. But maybe most importantly of all, we give them the opportunity to learn how to be dogs again.
This is the link to the above post, in case you would like to see some photographs.
Spirit Animal Sanctuary
P.S. Unlike some of the other 501(c)3’s listed above, we could really use the twenty five bucks.
A search at irs.gov (which I highly recommend any time you are considering making a donation) reveals that Spirit Animal Sanctuary is on the IRS list of charitable organizations.
You can read about our prior 12 Days’ picks here:
Thanks to our guest judge, Sally Andersen, for choosing Spirit Animal Sanctuary. Sally authors Living Without Meat, a blog that says what it does right on the package. Sally says, “Being a vegan does not define me, but it does began to explain me. I love and respect all living things, and easily see a connection between my animal rights’ beliefs and my Christianinty.” Living Without Meat is not just for vegetarians; it’s on my list of must reads each week even though, I must confess, I have a thing for bacon (how can you not?).
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