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WISH BONE CANINE RESCUE

A Home for Every Dog

aka WishBone   |   Normal, IL   |  www.wishbonecaninerescue.org

Mission

Wish Bone Canine Rescue is committed to saving lives, 4 paws at a time, through rescue, safe haven, adoption and community assistance.

Ruling year info

2010

Board President

Dr Dana Altenburger

Main address

1824 Hovey Ave

Normal, IL 61761 USA

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Formerly known as

Wish Bone Rescue

EIN

27-1133339

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Homeless dogs are a nation-wide problem. Wish Bone Canine Rescue is dedicated to rescuing, caring for and finding permanent homes for dogs that have been tossed aside through no fault of their own.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Pet Vaccination Clinic Serving Low Income Residents

Held twice a year - NO CHARGE for the following vaccinations:
Rabies Vaccination for dogs and cats
Distemper/Adenovirus/Parainfluenza/Parvovirus Vaccination for dogs
Adenovirus/Parainfluenza/Bordetella (Kennel Cough) Vaccination for dogs
Feline Distemper (FVRCP) for cats

Microchip including registration for dogs and cats - $15
Donations greatly appreciated

This clinic is only for pet owners in need, please bring proof such as Link card, unemployment or public assistance documentation or pay stub - No registration needed

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The rescue, restore to health and find forever families for homeless, abandoned & neglected dogs while also providing services to indigent families in our community, thereby allowing them to keep their beloved pets in their homes.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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WISH BONE CANINE RESCUE

Board of directors
as of 09/05/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dana Altenburger

Carle BroMenn Hospital

Term: 2023 - 2025

Chris Ayers

Thrivent

Linda Krueger

Retired

Janet Lakin

Retired

Emily Hale

Peeptek Solutions

Isabel Moreno

Illinois Wesleyan University

Jamie Fox

Rivian Motors

Jody Nord

Appraiser

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No