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Ben Swan's Fundraiser:

Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society

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THE STORY:

THANK YOU! Thanks to you, I've reached my personal goal, but I'm still out to raise funds for this great program. Please enjoy the video of my thank-you dance with Zach. We would love to invite you to the Plaza for another dance if we top $5,000! Thanks!

We're helping animals like Diego learn to trust again. Give to save lives and help 30 animals get the critical behavior training they need in order to find a loving home. 

I'm asking everyone I know to help support this great cause - my personal fundraising goal is $2,000, enough money to help four dogs to learn to trust again. Ricky won't let me adopt any more! If you're willing to give anything, I'd be grateful - and if I meet my goal, I promise to do a dance on the Plaza with my boy Zach - and I'll videotape it so you will have proof!

Here's the reason why I have embraced this campaign: Have you ever encountered a fearful dog? A frightened dog who is trembling, with their tail tucked between their legs, looking up at you with panic in their eyes? No matter how gently you try to reassure them, it takes time for a fearful dog to learn to trust again. Because our resources for time and space are limited, the behavior staff has to choose who they think they can help the most in the shortest amount of time. Making that choice is not something we want to do. We want to save them all, and we know that you feel the same way.

In order to save more lives we need your help now. We are counting on you to help us save 30 lives in 30 days from September 29 - October 30. Our goal is to raise $500 per animal – a total of $15,000 – for this critical behavior care. 

If you have ever encountered a frightened dog, you know how heartbreaking it is to see an animal who is afraid to trust. Please help us give these animals the chance they deserve to break free from fear and find their way back to our community. With your help, we can do it – and so can they.

$18,848

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Eileen Wells

    $500

  • Barbara Basler

    $50

  • Burr and Roberta Gibbons

    $100

  • Jeanne Milholland

    $100

  • Tushita

    $100

  • Anne Coller

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Kevin & Liz Hogan

    $100

  • Ann Hunter

    $200

  • Leslie Rich

     

  • Annie Su

    $50

  • Doug O'Loughlin & Pam Lyons

    $100

  • JoAnn and Bob Balzer

    $250

  • Roger, Lynn , Scooby and Tegus Morrow

    $100

  • Cheryl Becker

    $50

  • Robert Basler

    $70

  • Annette & Bob Barletta

    $500

  • Laura Parker

    $50

  • Sarah Schlanger and Signa Larralde

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Darlene Parker

    $50

  • Rufus and Cassie

    $100

  • Surprise Family

    $100

  • Rosemary Novack

    $65

  • Deb Cooper

    $20

  • Travis Curnutt

     

  • Judy Frankel

    $25

  • Zinnia and Olive

    $20

  • Milk and Horatio

    $50

  • Isolde and Walter Wait

    $50

  • Thomas & Karen Fitzsimmons

    $35

  • Milk, Horatio, and Puppy

    $250

  • Darleen Thormahlen

    $100

  • Hemingway & Iago

    $25

  • Jane & Karen

    $200

  • Jimmy Wolf

    $30

  • Peggene Bishard

    $50

  • Cate Goedert

    $50

  • Jim Conway

    $25

  • Roger & Sue Sorenson

    $25

  • Darleen Thormahlen

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Letabug

    $53

  • Lorraine Frankel

    $30

  • Jenny's mom

    $200

  • Sally Greenberg

    $300

  • Barbara and Carlos Duno

    $25

  • randy "yisroel" parker

     

  • Aaron & Kathleen Vigil

    $100

  • Ben's Aunt Sally

    $300

  • Amelia Jane Carson

    $500

  • Susan Raab

    $50

  • Pat & Mike Noble (Bella's parents)

    $100

  • JoAnn V. Bethel

    $50

  • Tessa Zemon

    $250

  • Sally Greenberg

    $2,000

  • Sebastian and Gracie Ann Barletta

    $500

  • Miles' Mom

    $50

  • Eileen Wells

    $10,000

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377% Raised of $5,000 Goal

The Team: $130,885 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Ben Swan

Amount Raised

$18,848

 

377% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mary Martin

Amount Raised

$14,845

 

742% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dr. Rick Snook

Amount Raised

$7,360

Fundraiser Title

Jennifer Steketee, DVM

Amount Raised

$6,750

 

2700% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Chelsea Gregg New Hope Program

Amount Raised

$6,646

Fundraiser Title

Hannah Padilla

Amount Raised

$6,470

 

324% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jessica Jenkins

Amount Raised

$5,225

 

523% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Eileen Wells

Eileen Wells

DONATION: $10,000

In memory of Noel, a shelter cat. 3 years ago

Miles' Mom

Miles' Mom

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Sebastian and Gracie Ann Barletta

Sebastian and Gracie Ann Barletta

DONATION: $500

In Memory of Sweet Little Gomez 3 years ago

Sally Greenberg

Sally Greenberg

DONATION: $2,000

3 years ago

Tessa Zemon

Tessa Zemon

DONATION: $250

Tribute to Bodie 3 years ago

JoAnn V. Bethel

JoAnn V. Bethel

DONATION: $50

In memory of Katie Bethel, loved every day of the week, every month of the year. 3 years ago

Pat & Mike Noble (Bella's parents)

Pat & Mike Noble (Bella's parents)

DONATION: $100

To thank you for our amazing Isabella Sophia Maria. 3 years ago

Susan Raab

Susan Raab

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Amelia Jane Carson

Amelia Jane Carson

DONATION: $500

In honor of the incredible staff at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. 3 years ago

Ben's  Aunt Sally

Ben's Aunt Sally

DONATION: $300

Oh just because it's you Ben 3 years ago