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Ahimsa House, Inc.

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Ahimsa House is Georgia's only organization dedicated to helping the human and animal victims of domestic violence reach safety together.

Brochure Brigade: Distribute our informational brochures and posters at vet clinics, other pet-related businesses, community bulletin boards, and other key locations in your area. This greatly helps Ahimsa House increase our visibility in the community to make sure everyone who may need help with a pet in a domestic violence situation knows about us. This volunteer work can be done in as many or as few hours as you have available--simply keep a stack of our materials in your car, and distribute them when you have time or when you spot a good location. This position is available anywhere in Georgia. Every informed person is one more step toward helping a pet in need so please lend a helping hand!

Please fill out an application at http://ahimsahouse.org/793-2/ and you will hear from us regarding next steps!

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About Ahimsa House, Inc.

Location:

PO Box 2173, Tucker, GA 30085, US

Mission Statement

Ahimsa House Inc. is a nonprofit corporation that provides temporary shelter and aid to animals caught in the cycle of domestic violence.

Description

Originally, Ahimsa House maintained a central shelter for animals at a secret location in metro Atlanta. In Fall 2006, we recognized the need to change our program model in an effort to operate more cost-effectively and to better serve victims statewide (see How We Help, below). In March 2007, Ahimsa House launched our redesigned direct services program, which houses animals via a network of foster homes and boarding facilities across the state.

To date (September 2014), Ahimsa House has provided over 40,000 nights of safe, confidential shelter for pets in need. In 2013, we took in 32% more animals than in 2012, and requests for our services went up by 26%. Over the past three years, calls to our 24-hour crisis line have more than tripled.

It costs us approximately $240 to care for one pet, though most cases involve more than one pet. Often, our cost is much higher when victims have multiple animals, when we receive exotic or unusual species such as horses, and/or when animals require extensive veterinary treatment due to injury or neglect. We have only four staff members; everyone else is a volunteer.

Ahimsa House relies heavily on individual donations, grants, and corporate sponsorships. We are run almost entirely on volunteer labor and receive many in-kind donations of goods and services, making us highly cost-effective.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

All OverAtlanta, GA 31106

(33.750,-84.390)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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