Donate a 50lb bag of feed
Please contribute to feeding one of the horses, it means so much!
We are looking for responsible volunteers
Saturday mornings from 10-noon with at least a three month commitment (9-11am during rainy season/summer)
– have their own reliable transportation (no drop offs of minors)
– are at least 16 years of age
– can take direction and work well with others
-no previous experience needed, we will train you!
This is the starting point for every new recruit. After 8 shifts, are you able to apply for other shifts (different times and days) All prospective volunteers attend a VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. You will meet the horses, see the facility and meet some of our awesome volunteers! Bring a bag of horse Feed with you, we will send you the type and where to get it in the confirmation email!
FIRST VISIT: Please bring AT LEAST one bag of Purina Strategy Healthy Edge Feed ( available at Sutherland’s General Store) to help feed the horses. You may also bring hay- T/A , Peanut, or Alfalfa Hay. We have many people who want to bring treats, but FOOD and HAY is what they need the most. Sutherland’s is open Monday-Saturday. 11875 Collier Blvd, Naples, FL You may also call in an order before you come and we can pick up 239-353-3808 IF you are coming to the rescue on a Sunday, please either call in our pick up the feed no later than Saturday. Hay can be purchased from any of the feed stores, check out our Donation Page for a list
-Please be prompt. If you are not going to be able to make it, please give 24 hours notice at a minimum.
-Arrive at the gate- if you are expected it will be physically closed, but not locked, open gate, come in, close gate, just as it was. Then pull your vehicle in and park not blocking the drive. Walk back past the house to the pasture. If the gate is locked, do not Honk your horn. Please call or text 239-963-7296
-All volunteers MUST sign a waiver. It is valid for one year.
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CHECK WITH YOUR EMPLOYER
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer. Here are a few examples:
Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
Check with your employer. You could help purchase that next load of hay!