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Nicholas Putz's Fundraiser:

Service Dogs for those with Special Needs

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A service dog for a special needs child can cost families in upwards of $30,000 and many agencies require families to fundraise all or part on their own. 

While passionate about dogs as well as being a strong believer in their compassionate senses and healing capabilities, It is very important that children everywhere with disabilities and special needs are able to have a companion that can bring joy to their lives and more importantly know what to do when that child needs them the most.

In this crazy world of viral requests to raise awareness for larger causes with massive overhead eating up the donated money, I want to raise funds that will immediately and directly impact the lives of children in need.

$30,000 Alone will put ONE dog into the life of a child in need. I think with your help we can at least do that much.

About the cause:

Merlin’s Kids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are 100% tax-deductible and help many children and families that cannot afford a service dog. Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and train shelter dogs into service dogs for children with special needs, disabled war veterans, police/fire/EMT health detection dogs, and facility therapy dogs.

Merlin's Kids provide certified service dogs for:
• Autism spectrum disorder
• Cerebral palsy
• Epilepsy
• Hypoglycemia
• Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy
• Traumatic brain injuries
• Cancer detection
...just to name a few

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There is a small fee that is set aside by default as an OPTIONAL processing fee for If you wish to increase your donation to even your donation out, please feel free. Otherwise you can select the "Optional Processing Free" link upon donation to change it to $0 or donate more to for supplying this great service. 



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