Sometimes Good Things Take Time
The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:
Let’s Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Plenty for 2018
14 Days Left, Lilly!
Sometimes good things take time. AAE is committed to providing sanctuary to all horses we take in until a forever home can be found. Like fine wine, Lilly’s adoption took time. Lilly had been at AAE longer than any non-program horse. She was one of the 2011 November Rescue Miracle horses rescued from the Nevada feedlot by Stinkin’ Rose Ranch. She came to AAE in March 2012.
As much as she tried, it was too much for her to get too close to humans. Weeks, months, years went by, but every day was like a new beginning. Fortunately, she was well built and her hooves managed themselves, and she never had any health issues. That’s always a concern with our unhandleable friends.
Eventually, she made enough progress and she was able to spend some time at the Monty Roberts International Learning Center, where she received several weeks of handling, desensitizing, and socializing. However, somewhat improved, she was hesitant to cross-over to the human world.
Thanks to foster, Pam’s dedication to daily imposition of herself on Lilly (really, lots of daily love and attention, persistence); Lilly finally started to express a new inquisitive interest.
Timing is everything, right. One day, a visit from a friend ended a match in the making. Lilly’s person met her for the first time. After many visits exploring the possibilities, Lilly went home this spring. She and mom are learning a lot about each other, and Lilly is crossing over. Here’s to a good life, Lil!
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Join AAE as we Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Plenty. As the year comes to an end, we are sharing stories straight from the barn to show how your support has helped horses in 2017. This year was very special, and there are so many stories to be thankful for!
As we count down to 2018, please help us as we prepare for another year of helping horses. Your donations will assure we have ample funding for unexpected veterinary needs as we move into our next year.
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We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we do!
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Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?
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
- Home Depot
- JP Morgan
- Soros Fund Management
- BP (British Petroleum)
- Gap Corporation
- State Street Corporation
- Johnson & Johnson
- Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox)
- Time Warner and subsidiaries
- and more
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