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PurposeFull Paws training and outings are going well! We are so glad to have Kellianne back with us!  Kellianne and Sara are so great with our dogs in training- the dogs love them!!  You can just see how well the dogs listen and focus on them while training.  We are having great success both inside and on our outings- the beautiful weather has been an added benefit!!

 

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Check out ways to give as you Holiday Shop with PurposeFull Paws!!

 

Shop online:

CLICK LINKS BELOW-

A percentage of your purchase will be given to PurposeFull Paws!!!!

Shop for items on Amazon through Amazon Smilehttps://smile.amazon.com/ch/80-0897936

Shop the stores you love through Igive-

https://iGive.com/PuposeFULLPaws

 

Purchase & donate Items for our dogs in training while shopping online:

Choose items from this Wish List & have them shipped to us:

https://smile.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1U7JW8ZBMJJRC

Choose items from the website Wish List:

https://purposefullpaws.org/donate/supplies-you-can-donate/

Call our office at 304-229-0851 or email us at purposefullpaws@gmail.com  to schedule a drop off

 

Give a donation online

Choose a One Time Gift or commit to Scheduled Giving at

https://purposefullpaws.org/donate/

Gift idea–Donate on behalf of a friend or family member and we will deliver a Holiday card to let them know- Include the following in the “add a note” portion while paying:  1.  your name   2. the recipient’s name and address

(all gift requests must be received by 12/15 in order to arrive by 12/25/2018)

 

Purchase a book about Assistance Dogs

a percentage of purchase will be donated to PurposeFull Paws

The Awesome Adventures of Doodle & Weeze- Dogs That Do Jobs!

https://smile.amazon.com/Awesome-Adventures-Doodle-Weeze-Dogs/dp/0999236504/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1511151692&sr=8-1&keywords=the+awesome+adventures+of+doodle+%26+weeze

 

Giving Tuesday is coming up on November 27, 2018……keep PurposeFull Paws in mind for your special Holiday giving on this day….more to follow!!!!

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If you would like to make a general donate please go to www.PurposeFULLpaws.org and click on the donate “bone” below the smiling Labrador Retriever :)

You can also mail donations to PurposeFULL Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.

Please consider joining our PurposeFULL Paws family by donating through your business or personally- we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible!   We appreciate any amount that you can give – THANK YOU!!

PurposeFull Paws Chipotle Fundraiser!

Here is your chance to give to PurposeFull Paws by just EATING DINNER!!:)

Join us on #GivingTuesday !!!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to
support PURPOSEFULL PAWS. Come in to the Chipotle at
927 Foxcroft Ave. in Martinsburg on Tuesday, November
27th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it
on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the
cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated
to PURPOSEFULL PAWS.

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Paws for the Holiday Season!

PurposeFull Paws friends & family,

As the Holiday Season is approaching- please keep us in mind as you do your shopping! We’ve made it so simple to give – from cents to dollars, online or in person, shopping or eating out, personal or workplace donations- you can participate!!
Consider making a difference in the life of someone struggling with a disability! Starting tomorrow 11/11, visit our Facebook page Purposefull Paws or the Recent News on our website at www.PurposeFullpaws.org to learn about events, ways to donate and how our Assistance Dogs make a difference in the life of those with disabilities! EVERY DONATION IS APPRECIATED!!
Happy Holidays- we look forward to hearing from you!!

As the “Dog Days of Summer” are winding down – we thought we would share some FUN photos of our PurposeFull Paws Dog Days of Summer!

We’ve included photos of our Dogs in Training as well as some photos of those already placed with their partners-  we love getting updated photos of PurposeFull Paws Dogs!

We appreciate everyone who gives of their time and resources to provide Assistance Dogs to those with disabilities- we hope everyone had a wonderful summer!

If you would like to donate please go to www.PurposeFULLpaws.org and click on the donate “bone” below the smiling Labrador Retriever :)

You can also mail donations to PurposeFULL Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.

Please consider joining our PurposeFULL Paws family by donating through your business or personally- we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible!    We appreciate any amount that you can give – THANK YOU!!

PurposeFull Paws’ Oden is going to college this month-so we thought it would be fun to show how much fun he had over the last few months with his partner Paul!  They make such a great team and Oden is doing great at his job!

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We are so happy for Paul & Oden and know that they will have a wonderful 1st year at college!!

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If you would like to donate please go to www.PurposeFULLpaws.org and click on the donate “bone” below the smiling Labrador Retriever :)

You can also mail donations to PurposeFULL Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.

Please consider joining our PurposeFULL Paws family by donating through your business or personally- we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible!    We appreciate any amount that you can give – THANK YOU!!

Assistance Dogs Angel & Oden Go Home!

It is with mixed emotions that we watch Angel & Oden go home with their partners- we are SO PROUD of how well they do their jobs but they will definitely be missed by the PurposeFull Paws family!!

A BIG THANK YOU to our DONORS, VOLUNTEERS & TRAINERS for all that you did to prepare Angel & Oden for their life’s work- we know we could not have done it without you!  Stay tuned for more details on our Success Stories page………

 

Assistance Dog, Angel, has been successfully placed with her partner, Lizzy

Assistance Dog, Oden, has been successfully placed with his partner, Paul

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Please consider joining our PurposeFULL Paws family by donating through your business or personally- we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible! If you would like to make a general donation please go to www.PurposeFULLpaws.org and click on the donate “bone” below the smiling Labrador Retriever :)

You can also mail donations to

PurposeFULL Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.

To sponsor a specific dog in our program- go to our website www.PurposeFullpaws.org and click on Support, then Donate and scroll down and click on the heart that says SPONSOR A DOG  – it will take you to photos and descriptions of our current Service/Assistance Dogs in training.

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**If for any reason a sponsored dog is unable to complete our program and become a Service/Assistance Dog- we will contact the sponsor and allow them to choose another dog to sponsor- if none is chosen – all donated funds will go toward raising and training the dogs currently in the PurposeFull Paws program**

Please join us for the 2nd Annual PurposeFull Paws Dog Food Drive during the months of March and April!  Your gifts help us feed & train our wonderful Assistance Dogs as we prepare them to change the lives of  those who struggle through each day with a disability.

We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible and giving is so easy!!

Just go online to www.PurposeFullpaws.org and

click on the DONATE DOG FOOD buttondog food drive

You can choose $10 for training treats, $25 small bag of dog food or $50 for a large bag of dog food or CHOOSE any amount you would like to give!

In person:

If you would like to donate dog food and/or treats to us in person we feed the following:

Food- Merrick Grain Free- Chicken & Sweet Potato & Purina ProPlan Sensitive Skin & Stomach

Treats- Pet Botanics Rewards- 3 Calorie Treats & Red Barn Naturals Chicken Rolls

Call Amy at 703-980-1442 to arrange a drop off

By mail:

Send check or gift cards to PurposeFull Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413

We truly appreciate any amount that you can give!  Thank you so much!!

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If you would like to make a general donate please go to www.PurposeFULLpaws.org and click on the donate “bone” below the smiling Labrador Retriever :)

 

 

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from all the dogs (and the people) at PurposeFull Paws!!

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Please consider joining our PurposeFULL Paws family by donating through your business or personally- we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible! If you would like to make a general donation please go to www.PurposeFULLpaws.org and click on the donate “bone” below the smiling Labrador Retriever :)

You can also mail donations to PurposeFULL Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.

To sponsor a specific dog in our program- go to our website www.PurposeFullpaws.org and click on Support, then Donate and scroll down and click on the heart that says SPONSOR A DOG  – it will take you to photos and descriptions of our current Service/Assistance Dogs in training.

**If for any reason a sponsored dog is unable to complete our program and become a Service/Assistance Dog- we will contact the sponsor and allow them to choose another dog to sponsor- if none is chosen – all donated funds will go toward raising and training the dogs currently in the PurposeFull Paws program**

 

#GIVINGTUESDAY- GIVE TO PURPOSEFULL PAWS

#givingtuesdayWe all survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday- so now it is time for GIVING TUESDAY!!  A special day to focus on charities & nonprofits working to raise funds for many worthy causes.  We hope that you will consider giving to PurposeFull Paws on this special day!

Here are some things that your donated dollars will pay for:

$10-one roll of healthy training treats
$25-one hands free Service Dog leash
$50-feed one dog for a month
$75-one Service Dog vest
$100-one large dog crate
$200-one spay or neuter surgery
$500-1st year puppy Vet/Vaccines
$1000-One year of Heartworm & Flea/Tick Preventative for 4 dogs
$1600-one Service Dog puppy

PurposeFull Paws is a 501c3 nonprofit so your donations are tax deductible!

You can donate by clicking on this link:

https://purposefullpaws.org/donate

You can also mail donations to PurposeFULL Paws, P.O. Box 442, Bunker Hill, WV 25413

THANK YOU!!  WE APPRECIATE ANY AMOUNT YOU CAN GIVE!!

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Don’t forget to Holiday Shop with PurposeFull Paws!!

It’s that time of the year again- time to celebrate the holidays with family and friends!

Please consider PurposeFull Paws when you are giving over this holiday season!

There are SO MANY WAYS TO GIVE!!

Donate online – you can do a One Time Gift or commit to Scheduled Giving https://purposefullpaws.org/donate/

Donate While Shopping Online  –  Use the following links while you are shopping for your gifts and a percentage will be given to PurposeFull Paws

Amazon Smile- https://smile.amazon.com/ch/80-0897936

Igive – https://iGive.com/PuposeFULLPaws

Donate While Shopping Our Special Promotions –  

Scentsy party online- https://sabisammbateman.scentsy.us/party/8589447

BOOKS:

Woofbooks- Maryland children’s book author Marla Stahl  https://woofbooks.com/

The Awesome Adventures of Doodle & Weeze- Dogs That Do Jobs!  The first book in a series about Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs by Amy White

https://smile.amazon.com/Awesome-Adventures-Doodle-Weeze-Dogs/dp/0999236504/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1511151692&sr=8-1&keywords=the+awesome+adventures+of+doodle+%26+weeze

Donate Items for our dogs in training –

You can purchase items online from our list and have them shipped directly to us:

https://smile.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1U7JW8ZBMJJRC

You can find the list on our website at this link- just scroll to the bottom of the page:

https://purposefullpaws.org/donate/

If you would like to drop items off – please call our office at 304-229-0851 or email us at purposefullpaws@gmail.com

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Please consider joining our PurposeFULL Paws family by donating through your business or personally- we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization so your donations are tax deductible!   We appreciate any amount that you can give – THANK YOU!!