As a volunteer-powered non-profit organization, Ruff House Rescue would not exist without the hard work and dedication of our volunteers. The number of dogs and cats we can save depends on the number of volunteers we have helping us. We often need supplies for our rescue in New York, and this is where you come in! We also need dog food for our kennel located in Southern Texas!! This opportunity would be great for universities (clubs, fraternities, sororities), schools, teams, churches, work campaigns, and scouts.
Start a Kennel Supplies Drive where money is mailed to our rescue on Long Island, New York:
Ruff House Rescue P.O. Box 365 Oceanside, NY 11572
Start a Kennel Supplies Drive where items (see below) are dropped off at our rescue on Long Island, New York (email us and we will send you the address).
Alternatively, select items from our Amazon Wish List, where Amazon directly ships to RHR. http://amzn.com/w/3K6ROSWV2YKHR
Length of term:
There is no minimum amount of time required, only what you are able to volunteer.
You can start immediately.
Community Hours: Sorry no letter is provided for this opportunity. See below for how you can get community service hours with our other positions.
Supplies we always need include:
Gently used and clean throw blankets, towels, and top sheets. PLEASE NO: fitted sheets, pillowcases, comforters, or pillows -- these items can be donated to our Thrifty Pawz Consignment Shop.
Trader Joe’s Dog Biscuits
Unscented laundry detergent
Dawn Dish detergent
Healthy Edibles Bones by Nylabone
Kennel in Texas: Pedigree Dog and Puppy food (wet or dry)
Amazon Wish List: You do not have to order from Amazon, but you can use this list to see what we need: http://amzn.com/w/3K6ROSWV2YKHR
If you need shipping information to our New York location, pamphlets or other promotional materials, or other information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-VolunteerMatch Directions: Please click on the red button labeled "I want to help!" in the upper corner of this page and include in your comments: - Where you are located and when you are starting this opportunity and - Any questions.
VIDEO OF PJ & CLOVE (scroll down to the bottom of the page): PJ had been sober for 2 years and he didn't have a job, he didn't have any accountability, he made the decision to start looking for a dog. A rescue group (Ruff House Rescue) had pulled Clove from a kill shelter. PJ just found a place to live. He got a call from the rescue and she was like, "PJ can you pick up Clove right now?" The first day PJ got Clove she was so scared and shut down, it was very awkward. She just cowered in his presence. And she was very timid. Watch the VIDEO to see how their story unfolds ...
RHR’s website: www.ruffhouserescue.org
COMMUNITY HOURS: Letter ONLY provided for some In-person Opportunities BUT if you do 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 to you be a Coordinator of your hours. Also see the "Exercise + ResQWalk" or "Exercise + Wooftrax" volunteer opportunities where your time and distance exercised is recorded on the cell phone application. Scroll down to see these opportunities.
One 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
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!
Ruff House Rescue's (RHR) 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.
WE GO BIG, SO THEY GO HOME.
Going BIG means that our fosters and volunteers always show up in a big way and are incredibly hands-on, passionate, and dedicated, whether they are volunteering remotely, at our kennel, or at our adoption events.
Ruff House Rescue is the largest 501 (c)(3) non-profit rescue on the South Shore of Long Island. Our mission is to seek out under-served shelters and communities where we can make the biggest lifesaving impact. Our goal is to create a world where the kind and rewarding experience of adoption is the standard. We do this through tireless passion, commitment, and advocacy.
We are a foster-based network of animal lovers who seek to save as many lives as possible, as fast as we can. As a largely volunteer-based organization, we depend on the generosity of our Ruff House family to do this life changing work.
No animal is euthanized.
Mailing Address: PO Box 365, Oceanside, NY 11572
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
November 23, 2020
If under 18 years old need permission of guardian/parent