Letters from readers:
Funds needed for wardog rescue
My name is Danny Scheurer, and I'm co-founder of Save-A-Vet. I am a 30-year-old returned Iraq veteran. Besides each other we relied on our canine friends for protection. There were many times when our bomb-sniffing canines saved our lives as we went about our duties. As a lifelong animal lover, I passionately believe when our canine friends retire from their commission they should be given a dignified facility to live out the remainder of their days in peace. Many military and police dogs are unable to be placed for adoption because of their training.
This is when Save-A-Vet: The Forgotten Soldiers was born in my heart, let it live in your heart. Our canine friends will do anything for us and go anywhere. They protect all of us in harm's way. Now it is our turn to give back to them. I would like to ask for the support of organizations and individuals everywhere. We have now gotten our Incorporation back from the state of IL as a not-for-profit organization.
We are currently raising money to file our 501(3)(c) form. We have received a lot of support from businesses and people across the world. Just recently at an event we were invited to set a booth at, we were approached by a very well-known organization from my area which is interested in donating a very large piece of land for us to build our start-up kennels. We would like the support to keep coming, but have limited resources with my background as mostly military. Any suggestions from readers on fundraising ideas would be gratefully received. Thank you.
Danny Scheurer, Save-A-Vet nfp Inc., Co-Founder 847-400-6021. For more information or to offer assistance email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website www.save-a-vet.org or www.saveavet.org
It is lovely to hear of the good work you are doing to save our vet dogs and give them a safe and happy environment for the remainder of their lives. I hope that printing your letter will mean a surge of interest in your project to keep you going for a long time to come. Good luck for the future. - Ed