As we come to the end of the year, it is a little bittersweet. We are grateful to have placed so many horses in need in wonderful forever homes and a few foster homes as well. These were horses (and mules) that were facing everything hunger, neglect to the likelihood of going to slaughter, as well as outright abuse. Others were simply ready to go on to new homes and as of this update, all but a few who are otherwise safe and well cared for, are happily ensconced in their new forever homes. Unfortunately, there were a few who either passed away before we could get them help or they were in situations that we could not navigate legally to remove the horses. In some cases, we do not have the resources to solve the issues the owners may be facing. And so we have to put our focus on those that we can help.
At this time of year however , when our thoughts turn to giving, family, togetherness, and end of year charitable giving, we are looking ahead to the future. We hope you will be a part of it! As you can read on the link about New Beginnings, this program is underway, and your support at this time would help us achieve our goal of not ever having to turn away a young person who can benefit. Among our greatest needs:
*Funding for scholarships to provide to children and teens.
* Your gift can be earmarked to the horses or to the children.
*For the horses, it means ensuring that they are up to date on all of their veterinary needs, nutritional requirements, hoof and farrier care. A donation of any amount is always greatly appreciated. For the children, a charitable contribution can be put towards helmets for the children and teens, proper shoes if the children cannot afford them, as well as what we mentioned previously, scholarships and transportation money so that the youth who want to participate, can, without concern for the costs involved.
*Volunteer Stipends – we want to encourage trained volunteers and being able to offer them small stipends to cover transportation, gas and mileage, will go a long way toward that.
To donate, please click on the Paypal link — this is a secure link. Or you can send a personal check made out to Horse Haven Montana, and mail that to:
Horse Haven Montana, PO Box 599, Frenchtown, MT 59834.
We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization and all of your contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
Our IRS Tax I.D.# is: 26-0643827.