‘Animals’ Options

http://www.awishforanimals.org/

A Wish for Animals is a non-profit organization that has a BIG heart for animals. They rescue animals that are in need or in danger. While they primarily rescue dogs and cats, they are always willing to try to help whenever there is an animal in need. They provide medical assistance funds, food, vaccinations and spay and neutering to low income families or families that can not afford large medical bills for their pets.

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http://www.abbahouse.com/women-abuse-addiction-recovery/thrift-store/

Abba House Ministries not only provides help for women and their children with deep wounds of sexual and physical abuse, abandonment, rejection and other tragic life experiences, but they also provide free food, clothes and furniture to families in need.

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www.austinhumanesociety.org

Austin Humane Society is dedicated to saving Austin’s homeless cats and dogs, educating their community about responsible pet ownership and reducing pet over-population.

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http://www.caspinc.org/

Community After School Program provides a safe, supervised after school environment for school-age children who would otherwise be left unsupervised while their parents begin or complete their workday.

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http://www.heartsandhooves.com/

Hearts and Hooves enriches the lives of people with disability through partnership with horses by providing equine assisted activities to persons with disabilities.

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http://maneweb.org/

MANE is a non-profit organization that provides safe and effective therapeutic horseback riding opportunities to Montgomery and tri-county area children and adults with emotional, physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities.

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http://www.miles-of-smiles.org/

Miles of Smiles Therapeutic Riding Program is a nonprofit organization that offers children and adults, with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities or injuries, the therapeutic benefits of horseback riding. 

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http://motleyzoo.org/

Motley Zoo Animal Rescue saves pets and makes sure they are healthy. All animals are spayed or neutered, and they provide the training and instruction the animals need to become great pets for others!

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http://www.operationblanketsoflove.com/

Operation Blankets of Love collects, transports and distributes recycled and new pet-related items to comfort stray, sick, neglected and abused homeless animals in shelters, rescue groups, sanctuaries and foster groups. In addition, as an Emergency Response Team, they partner with those organizations to provide relief and comfort to animals that are displaced or endangered by catastrophe.

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http://occnet.org/

Ouachita Children’s Center provides quality services for abused, neglected and troubled youth that empowers them to achieve success in their home, community, school and vocation by teaching accountability, respect and trust. They provide both residential and non residential services to clients including a 24 hour emergency shelter, family needs assessments, case management and therapeutic interventions.

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http://www.ourthriftstore.org/

Our Thrift Store is a very unique thrift store. They serve a very special purpose – creating ongoing jobs for young adults with disabilities. Not only does the community benefit from low-priced items, but 100% of their proceeds go back into the GEAR Foundation’s services allowing them to expand their programs and create more jobs as they grow in size and scope.

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http://www.paws.org/

PAWS is a champion for animals—rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating people to make a better world for animals and people.

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http://www.strideahead.org/StrideAhead/Mane_Page.html

Stride Ahead, Inc. offers programs in growth and learning – not necessarily just teaching people how to ride a horse.  It is about learning to be powerful in the world by using the impartial, unbiased response of a horse.  They are dedicated to bringing these benefits to disadvantaged people. They offer outreach programs for children with special needs, disabilities, developmental challenges, at-risk youth, war veterans and seniors.

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