Folks have been asking how to get our ARI supporter tag. They're $5 each plus shipping. You can order with this paypal button:
But don't want to deal with the paperwork? You probably ought to talk to us.
At Risk Intervention (ARI) is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt public benefit charity run by a group of smart geeks and nerds who provide infrastructure, support, advice and fundraising tools to other groups and individuals. Our primary core competencies are innovative fundraising (ain't free but won't cost you anything), information products, legal advice and limited pro bono representation, and slack in the rope logistics support. We also run The Waystation, a rescue-only short term kennel that helps area rescue groups, shelters and transports.
Here’s how it happens: you know this family that’s fallen on tough times, finances are tight, yadda yadda. Something bad happens to their dog and as much as they want to, they
Establish a time period and procedures for claiming ownership of a stray dog if the dog is not coming from a shelter. Recommend a two week period.
Then there's everything else that goes along with running a rescue. Need a great adoption or foster contract? We know where to send you. Wading through the Form 1023 for your group 501(c)3? Got resources for that, too.
These programs require no effort on your part once you sign up. You enroll your organization, then ask your supporters to use the program. Once THEY enroll, they don’t have to do anything else. Your group must be a 501(c) 3 to use these programs except for igive.com.
Before you start, get the following together so you won't be running around like a nutcase. In fact, while you're at it, print off a couple of extra copies of your 501(c)3 Letter of Determination and stick that and copies of the other stuff in a fundraising folder.
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