EXERCISE + ResQWalk (free cell app) = Free $$
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Become a Volunteer, change homeless Dogs and Cats Lives! At Ruff House Rescue we know you must have a kind heart because you wanting to lend a helping hand -- these traits always seem to come together! FREE OPPORTUNITY!! Get Outdoors, Healthy & Raise Money for Ruff House! Download the app on your cell phone and place in your pocket. It calculates the mileage, time, maps the route and gives you your stats for the day, month, and year! I even used it a few times to get me back to my car from a hike. ;O) 1 animal is euthanized in the U.S. every 16 seconds, 4 million annually (Humane Society of US)
"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." ― The Dalai Lama
Please also see our "Exercise + Wooftrax" opportunity too: Donates more money than this application (ResQWalk)! And has an added benefit of FREE VET ADVICE IN REAL TIME sent to you via text messaging! Try both applications to see which one you like the best.
Length of term:
20 minutes per week.
Outside exercise (uses GPS).
Be able to Walk, Jog, Run, Hike, Bike (under 14 mph), X-country ski, Snow Shoe, and/or etc...
What is ResQWalk:
An iOS mobile app that enables animal lovers to raise money for animal rescues every time they go for a walk. Each week ResQwalk announces a donation pool (e.g. $2,500) and in order for a rescue to receive donations from the pool, its supporters simply need to check-in to the app when they go for a walk (with a dog, alone, with a friend, or in a group). Each walker's distance is recorded and added to the rescue's weekly sum.
How to Download the Application:
- Download the FREE application on your cell phone through www.ResQWalk.com.
- Once in the application is on your phone choose "Ruff House Rescue" as your shelter.
- Before you start exercising log into the app on your phone.
- Make sure there is a green circle ("Start Walk") before you start.
- If not, you have to click on the "Ruff House Rescue" logo at the VERY bottom of that app's screen. **Otherwise your miles won't count towards RHR.
- You can start this opportunity immediately.
Steps to Apply:
- Please click on the red button "I want to help!" on the upper left hand corner of the page and Include in the comments:
- If you are participating in this volunteer opportunity --- we want to Thank You!
- Your comments/thoughts about this opportunity
- Your question(s)
- At the end of the week donations are paid out to the Rescues proportionally to the total distance walked.
- Example of earnings -- from 1/2015 to 9/2015 our RHR Supporters walked 2,479 miles = $101.73 donated!! (Donation pool during this period was usually $800-$1,000 per week)
- More advertisers get involved with ResQWalk = more money for donation pool each week = more free $$ per week to RHR!!
- More people use ResQWalk application for RHR = more free $$!
- If you want you can post your results from the ResQWalk app to your Face Book page.
- Additional questions ---http://resqwalk.com/how-it-works/faqs/
RHR’s website - In the upper left hand corner of this page click on the "Ruff House Rescue" link. Click on the "More Information" tab and the website address is located to the right under "Website".
See cell phone application where your time and distance exercised is recorded on the cell phone application. Some other ideas -- a "drive" for Kennel Supplies, Start a "RHR Dog Rescue Club" and help our mission (with Baked Goods Sales, Monies/Pennies for RHR Fundraiser, or Wear Jeans or PJs for A Day) or a Garage |Tag Sale at your school | church |community center you could have someone LOCAL be a Coordinator of your hours.
Our mission is to rescue homeless pets that suffer from abuse, neglect, and indifference. Our goal is to create awareness of the epidemic of homeless pets and educate on the importance of spaying and neutering, ID tagging, and training these pets. Through our rescue efforts we are both saving lives and cultivating the natural connection between man and his best friend.
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT OUR VOLUNTEER POST AT RHR!!
We'll work with your schedule.
Virtual -- Your Home AddressNew York, NY 10001
- Outdoor Recreation
- Snow Sports
- People 55+
- Must be at least 5
- If under 18 years old, permission of your guardian/parent