Internet Surfing --- 3 Ways to Help Out (Virtual Opportunity)

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Do you love to use the Computer --- how about doing that but also using it for some good? It’s really easy and turns simple everyday actions into a way to make the world a better place!! Or do you love to Shop on-line (and get coupons to boot)?

If this sounds like you we have some opportunities to help out our Rescue and at no cost to you. The hours are as many as you would like or as little as you would like. And you can start immediately. Sorry, No letters provided for community hours but see below for other ways.

Make sure to click on [+] READ MORE button below to read more information on this opportunity!

See "Next Steps" for how to apply for these volunteer opportunities!

  • AGE REQUIREMENT: None -- If under 18 years old please get permission from your guardian/parent
  • TIME/LENGTH: As long as you wish
  • START: Immediately
  • COMMUNITY HOURS: Letter ONLY provided for some In-person Opportunities BUT if you do a "drive" for Kennel Supplies, Pennies for RHR Fundraiser or a Garage/Tag Sale at your school/church/community center you could have someone LOCAL be a Coordinator of your hours. Also see the BIKE, WALK, JOG, HIKE OR RUN (Exercise and record your miles for free $$) opportunity too!
  • MORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: ** PLEASE CLICK ON THE BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" LINK (located on the upper, left-hand side of the page ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button). ** Once a new page opens click on the volunteer listing you are interested in learning more about.



Every search conducted on GoodSearch (powered by Yahoo) earns a penny for penny match to RHR, which can add up: Just 500 people searching 4x a day = $7,300/yr year!!!

See Option #2 for more ways to help with GoodSearch/GoodShop!!

From 1/2015 - 9/2015: 105 Supporters have raised over $355.00!!!

  • Go to
  • Click on "Join Now"
  • Sign up with Face Book OR Enter Name, e-mail and Password
  • Click on "Sign me up!"
  • Enter "Ruff House Rescue" and hit search
  • Click on "Ruff House Rescue Oceanside, NY" (it will highlight in blue)
Remember to use this site every time you search the internet!!




With all your friends & family's birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, holidays, Valentines Day and other celebrations ... You can get some SAVINGS (Option A) & a portion of the purchase price is given to RHR!! A great way to shop that is really easy & free for you.


Use to shop 30,000 stores (instead of Retailmenot) and they give up to 5% plus of the purchase to RHR. There are even COUPON CODES & PRINTABLE COUPONS listed for retailers too. And if you want you can follow Stores to get their coupons e-mailed to you!!

From 1/2015 - 9/2015: 105 Supporters have raised over $355.00 in FREE $$!!!

  • Go to
  • Click on "Join Now"
  • Sign up with Face Book OR Enter Name, e-mail and Password
  • Click on "Sign me up!"
  • Enter "Ruff House Rescue" and hit search
  • Click on "Ruff House Rescue Oceanside, NY" (it will highlight in blue)
  • Go to & Start shopping!!!

Here are some examples:

  • 1800 Flowers - 15% off of flowers + 7% donated
  • Sears - Save $5 on purchases of $50 or more + 4% donated
  • Vistaprint - 20% off and Free Shipping on orders of $25 or more + 4% donated
  • PETCO - 20% off purchases + 4% donated


When you shop at AmazonSmile they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Ruff House Rescue.

  • Go to:
  • Sign in or Create an account
  • Start shopping
Place your first pet's food/treats order and Chewy will donate $20 to Ruff House Rescue.
  • Go to:

When you purchase pet products on, a portion of your purchase will be donated to our organization!

  • Go to:
  • At Checkout enter the code "ADOPT"
  • Then select our organization: State: "New York"
  • Choose a Shelter "Ruff House Rescue"
  • How did you hear about this promotion "Animal Shelter"

With E-mail | Face Book | Other Social Media


It promotes your friends and their friends to see all our wonderful Dogs/Cats that need adoption/foster, Fundraising, Volunteer Opportunities, issues that need our attention such as gas chambers for euthanizing animals, spayed and neutering programs, and etc ...

  • Share our Face Book and Website information by sending out an e-mail with our information below. Especially to the folks that live close to NY.
  • Website:
  • Face book page: ("Like" us)
  • Adoptable Pets:

How to "Like" us on Face Book: Step 1: If you are not a current Like of RHR, go to our F/B home page and make sure to click on the "Liked" button located on our cover picture. Once that is done go to step #2 to get your Friends to Like Us.

Step 2: Go to the LEFT hand side of the screen under our smaller photo box and click on "Invite Your Friends to Like This Page". Once it opens click on "Invite" (on the right hand side of their name) next to the person(s) name you want to invite. Continue to invite all your friends who you think would love RHR. *************************************************************************


  1. Please click on the red button "I want to help!" on the upper left hand corner of the page and
  2. Include in the comments:
    • Your comments/thoughts about Internet Surfing/Internet Shopping/Spreading Our Word
    • Your question(s)
  3. Can start any of these opportunities immediately
  4. While awaiting a response from RHR please go visit our website:
*If you don't have the time or would like to participate in another opportunity please see below!!



(Copy and paste the above link into your web browser or Click on the blue "Ruff House Rescue RHR" link located on the upper, left hand corner of the screen)

  1. **Urgent** Dog Walkers [or] Kennel Cleaners -- 3 hrs/week! (Freeport, NY)
  2. Adoption Counselors, Post-Adoption Counselors [or] Foster Coordinators (Virtual)
  3. Create Your Own Volunteer Position (Virtual & In-person)
  4. E-mail Assistant [or] Social Media Blogger (Virtual)
  5. Exercise (Walk or Bike) record your miles for Free $$ -- ResQWalk a free mobile app (Virtual Opp)
  6. Face Book "Likes" -- Promote our Face Book page (Virtual Opportunity)
  7. Foster-to-Adopt [or] Foster Dogs/Puppies ** Urgent** (Freeport, NY)
  8. Garage/Tag Sale [or] Tupperware, PartyLite Hosting (Virtual Opportunity)
  9. Grant Researcher/Writer [or] Fundraising Scout (Virtual)
  10. Internet Surfing --- 3 Ways to Help Out (Virtual Opportunity)
  11. Junior Volunteers -- Virtual Opportunities (and In-person too)!
  12. Transport Our Pets (Near Freeport, NY)
  13. Owner Surrender Coordinator (Virtual)
  14. Pennies for RHR Fundraiser -- Easy, Any Age/Group (Virtual Opp)
  15. Photographers & Videographers (In-person)
  16. Post Flyers [or] Install/Collect Donation Boxes (Long Island, NY)
  17. RHR Store Assistant (Long Island)
  18. Shoppers Get Your Coupons & "Shop-On" (Internet/Virtual Opportunity)
  19. Supplies for Rescue's Kennel (Virtual and In-person Opportunity)
  20. Smartphone + Exercise w/ Wooftrax = Free Money for RHR (Virtual)
  21. Wear Jeans for A Day (Virtual)


If the above Opportunities don't look interesting or don't have the time -- Below are Monetary Ways To Help:

1. Adopt a Dog/Cat:
Pre-Adoption Questionnaire located on
Available pets on Petfinder:

2. Donate:

Make your donation larger with your Employer's Matching Grant Program!

Why? They may match dollar for dollar or a certain percentage of your donation for Registered Charities such as Ruff House. Please ask your Human Resource Department if they have one and how to register for their program.

a) Drop-off at Rescue or Order Pet Supplies:

See RHR’s Wish List on (see below) for products needed. Or order on-line if you live outside of the area (Amazon’s RHR’s Wish List):

b) Via on-line with Credit Cards (Visa, Master, Discover, American Express):
One time donation or a monthly/automatic donation. You do not have to have a PayPal account to make a donation.

c) Via Mail (With a Check, Money Order or Credit Card):
Credit Card must include 9 pieces of information
- Name of Card Holder
- Card Number
- Master Card, Visa, Discover or American Express
- Billing Address (include zip code)
- Expiration Date
- Security Code (3 digit on the back of the card)
- Signature
- Phone Number
- E-mail address (to contact you in the future for events and happenings at RHR)
Mail to: Ruff House Rescue, PO Box 365, Oceanside NY 11572

d) Kuranda dog/cat Bed: (directly put you into RHR's account)

3. Buy Merchandise (t-shirt, tank top, sweater or dog hoodie):
For your someone special’s birthday, Valentine’s, Graduation, Mother’s/Father’s Day, Christmas or other holiday event: & click on the Shop tab.

4. Sponsorship:
With an ad or article in the local (NY) news media.


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.

Website: (for information)

Face Book: Ruff House Rescue NY

Ruff House Rescue, P.O. Box 365, Oceanside, NY 11572




  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • If under 18 years old, need permission of your guardian/parent
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