Animal related

HEALING HORSES ONE CHILD AT A TIME INC

Joining rescue horses with special needs and at risk teens

Wesley Chapel, FL

Mission

OUR MISSION To Rescue, rehabilitate abused and neglected equine and place them into safe, permanent homes. Provide permanent sanctuary for equine that due to age or health cannot be adopted. Give those equine placed in sanctuary a purpose in life by joining them with children of special needs, physical or emotional disabilities, or who are a victim of abuse/violence, at risk youth. To assist each child with special needs or trauma in reaching their full potential through interaction with horses, to include self-esteem, confidence, social skills, small and gross motor skills, balance, core strength, visual planning skills, attention span, cooridination, flexibility and concentration.

Ruling Year

2011

President

Beverly Levitt

Co Principal Officer

Dr Wendy Rice

Main Address

28821 Bennington Dr

Wesley Chapel, FL 33544 USA

Keywords

Animal rescue, equine rescue, special needs children, terminal seniors

EIN

27-4132399

 Number

4947090081

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

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

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (E01)

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

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

Achieving public funds or grants to continue forward in helping equine, children, terminally ill seniors and veterans.

Our programs

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

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Special needs and at risk teens

Rescue and Rehabilitation of Equine

Where we workNew!

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

To continue our mission of rescuing horses and using them in our program from special needs and at risk children, terminally ill adults/seniors and Veterans at no charge.

Find public funding to continue our program.

Our programs are already in place.

Fund raisers and advertisement.

We are equipped and have been serving our community for 8 years.

The healing of both horses and children. Success in fundraising.

We have provided Equine learning to our youth in need, terminally ill and Veterans for 8 years. Seeing many youth leave for college, having found the confidence through the horses to meet their challenges head on and succeed. We have provided an atmosphere for terminally ill adults/seniors/veterans to find comfort, peace and happiness. All while saving horses from the slaughter pipeline and ensuring them healing and sanctuary if not adoptable. We actively seek public funding/grants to support our continued success in rescuing, rehabbing horses and helping youth and adults achieve success.

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No