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How you can help

For the Love of Pits® sincerely appreciates any way you can help us help Ohio's pit bull dogs.  We are always in need of donations to keep our dogs happy and healthy and to continue our rescue efforts.  Below, we have listed many ways businesses and individuals can help For the Love of Pits continue our rescue efforts.  For the Love of Pits' dogs directly benefit from your support.  Thank you for supporting our rescue efforts!

For the Love of Pits is a 501(c)(3), tax exempt organization.  All donations are tax deductible.  100% of your donation goes towards the care of our rescue dogs.

We will happily make arrangements to pick up your donations.  Please ensure items are clean and in usable condition.  Please contact For the Love of Pits at (216) 214-1149 to make arrangements.

Ways you can help:

 

Monetary Donations

Volunteering

Raise money for FTLOP while doing what you already do - searching online and shopping online.  To learn more, click on the links below.

Shop at our online store for great items for dog lovers and their dogs!

http://www.fortheloveofpits.org/Shop/Store.htm

Sponsor-A-Dog

Foster Homes

Gifts in Honor / Memory

Professional Service Donation

Origin Limited Formula diet food

Donations of Items

 

 

 

 

 

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(1)     Monetary Donations are ALWAYS needed!  Your monetary donation can be used to save the life of an abused, neglected, abandoned and/or sick dog in need of a second chance at a happy life.  Monetary donations are used, among other things, for veterinary expenses (including spays/neuters, vaccines, heartworm testing, heartworm treatment, heartworm prevention, fecal testing, mange treatment, deworming, parvo treatment, medications/antibiotics, surgeries and other necessary veterinary procedures), boarding (only if absolutely necessary), items necessary to comfortably house an animal and food.   For the Love of Pits is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible

To make a monetary donation, please make the check payable to "For the Love of Pits," and send your donation to the following address:

For the Love of Pits

P.O. Box 19292

Cleveland, Ohio 44119

 

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make a donation by clicking the "Donate" box below.

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(2)  Space Donations.   For the Love of Pits is in need of space to hold obedience classes for its rescue dogs.  Classes range from 4 week to 8 week sessions and weekends are preferable.  In addition to the classes for our rescue dogs, For the Love of Pits offers classes to owners of “pit bull” type dogs who are otherwise not able to afford training or who merely want to train their dogs in a nonjudgmental, friendly and supportive environment.  To read more about our classes, please click hereWe are seeking an open space of approximately 1,000 SF or larger.  Warehouse, gymnasium or the like space is acceptable and desirable.  All donations of spaces are tax deductible. Please contact shana@fortheloveofpits.org if you have space available for our use.  Thank you!

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(3)   Land / Real Estate Donations.  The goal of our organization is to have an canine education center so FTLOP can continue its mission.  FTLOP currently has only 2-3 foster homes at any given time so we are limited in the number of dogs we can help.  Please help us, help more dogs!!!!  Contact Shana@fortheloveofpits.org if you are interested in donating land or other real estate.  Thank you for your consideration!  All donations of spaces are tax deductible.

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(4)   Professional Services. 

(a)     Veterinary Services.  We are always in need of free or low cost veterinary services, including, but not limited to, spay/neuter surgeries, ACL surgeries, heartworm tests, vaccinations, fecal exams, etc.  We are currently searching for a reputable veterinarian for our rescue dogs.  Please contact Shana at shana@fortheloveofpits.org if you are able and willing to offer veterinary services at a discount rate for the rescue dogs.  All donations of spaces are tax deductible.

(b)     Website Design and creation.  We are searching for a creative website designer willing to redesign our site.  The current site is created in Frontpage and is outdated.  We do not have much knowledge regarding html and would like a site to be user friendly, unique and creative (not a form).  Please contact us if you can help.  All donations of spaces are tax deductible.

(c)     Certified Trainers.  We require each of our rescue dogs to attend at least one training class at a professional dog training facility.  As a result, we are always in need of free training classes for our rescue dogs.  Please contact Shana at shana@fortheloveofpits.org if you are able and willing to offer free obedience classes.  All donations of spaces are tax deductible.

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(5)  Goodshop.com. Visit www.goodshop.com and pick "For the Love of Pits" as your charitable organization as the recipient of a percentage of the sale amount of your purchase.  Then choose the online stores from which you wish to shop.  It's that easy!  There are hundreds of popular stores, including, Amazon, Target, Babies R Us, Petco, Teleflora, 1-800 Flowers, Banana Republic, Bloomingdales, Buy.com and so much more!!!!!

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(6)    Igive.com.  Visit www.igive.com and choose "For the Love of Pits" as your charitable organization as the recipient of a percentage of the sale amount of your purchase.  Then choose the online stores from wish you wish to shop.

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(7)    Shop with GiveBackAmerica.com.

Shop with GiveBackAmerica.com and For the Love of Pits will receive a commission!  Hundreds of popular stores from which to choose!

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(8)     Use either of the two SEARCH ENGINES when doing an online search and you the sites will donate a penny for each search to For the Love of Pits.  Be sure to choose "For the Love of Pits" as your charitable organization as the recipient of the donations.  Then go ahead and search.

www.Goodsearch.com

www.igive.com

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(9)     Items FTLOP Always Needs:

(a)     Food / Treats.  Dick Van Pattan's Natural Balance Duck and Potato dry and canned food, and treats (including the food roll). 

(b)     Heartworm Pills.  Interceptor (i.e., Interceptor Yellow and White) heartworm pills.

(c)     Flea and Tick Prevention.  K9 Advantix Flea Repellant.

(d)     Vacuum / floor steam cleaners / Washer / Dryer.

(e)     Cleaners.  Bleach, Tide with bleach.