Big Day or Giving is Coming!


The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:


Get Ready it is Almost Here! 


Join AAE for Big Day of Giving on May 2nd, starting at midnight!

What is Big Day of Giving?

The Sacramento Region Community Foundation’s Big Day of Giving is once-annual 24-hour giving challenge to help over 600 local nonprofits raise funds to make a difference in the Sacramento region. It’s the culmination of an entire year’s worth of community-building and collaboration, made possible by donors like you and community partners, like Western Health Advantage. Last year with your support AAE raised over $10,000 for our horses.
To learn more about Big Day of Giving, visit
This year AAE hopes you can help us raise $15,000 to help FILL the BARN! 
Your donation of any amount will help feed a horse or offset the cost of
veterinary care, farrier care or dental care.
$25 helps to provide feed to an average horse for about two weeks,
$50 helps provide feed for an average horse for about a month, and
$100 helps provides feed and basic care to an average horse for about a month!
How Can You Help?
You can donate to AAE on Thursday, May 2! Donations as little as $15 make a big difference, and your gifts can help us win some of the $100,000 in prizes that are up for grabs!
You can also schedule your donation now! Click Here Why Wait?! These scheduled gifts will be processed on May 2nd and will guarantee you help up meet our goal! So Easy!
Rally your networks to give during Big Day of Giving with a fundraising campaign!
Click the “Fundraise” button on the Big Day of Giving website: Click Here and build a personal campaign to encourage your friends to give, too.
Share the link with your friends and family,
so their gifts contribute to your campaign!
Let your networks know that you support our cause by sharing our posts on your social media accounts, or by creating and sharing a fundraising campaign. A good word from a donor like you is the most meaningful way for us to spread our mission! Use your social media networks or email to share your love for AAE!! Tell your friends to do the same. SPREAD THE WORD!!

HEARTFELT thanks to our Sponsors for 

making this event possible:

We are so excited to be a part of 
North America’s Equine Event of the Year!
Have you purchased your tickets?

With infinite gratitude to our SPONSORS!!
We can’t wait to see you at the event!


Daily Horse Care, especially pm shifts needed now
(Daily 8a-12p or 3p-6p)
Used Tack Store Support, all areas 
(Fri – Mon, 12-4p)
Barn/Facility Maintenance
Foster Homes, Long-Term Foster/Sanctuary Homes
Capital Campaign Support
Board Members
Grants – Writing and Research
Volunteer, Project, and Activity Coordinators
Outreach Activities
Youth Programs
Therapy Programs
Veteran Programs
Special Projects
Admin Support
Social Media
Media and/or Photo Librarian
More, more, more
Interested in volunteering or volunteering in other areas?

Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?

Hey volunteers!
Did you know YOU could earn grant money for AAE from your employer just by volunteering?
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer.  Here are a few examples:
  • Intel

    provides a $10 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per employee or retiree.

  • Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
  • Apple provides a $25 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $10,000 per employee.
  • Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
  • State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
  • Others top 20 matching gift and/or volunteer grant companies include
    • Starbucks 
    • CarMax
    • Home Depot 
    • JP Morgan
    • Chevron
    • Soros Fund Management 
    • BP (British Petroleum)
    • Gap Corporation
    • State Street Corporation 
    • ExxonMobil
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Boeing
    • Disney
    • Google
    • Merck
    • Aetna
    • Dell
    • Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox) 
    • ConocoPhillips
    • RealNetworks
    • Time Warner and subsidiaries
    • AllState
    • and more
Check with your employer.  You could help purchase our next load of hay!

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