Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Posted July 22, 2019

Name of Non-Profit Organization *

Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue

Today's Date: *

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Organization's website

http://louieslegacy.org

EIN / 501(C)(3)Number *

270805279

What year did your organization receive it's non-profit status? *

2010

Address *

4725 Boomer Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45247
United States

County *

United States

Your Name *

Justy Smercina – Ivins

Your Title *

Intake and Medical Coordinator

Your email address *

justy@louieslegacy.org

Your Phone Number

(513) 850-0230

Executive Director's Name *

Emily Gear

Executive Director's email address *

emily@louieslegacy.org

What is the mission of your organization?

VISION
To help rescue more animals, more quickly, by working in a positive, professional and collaborative way with our community.
MISSION
Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue is a positive, professional 501c3 rescue organization that helps our community and shelter partners save more animals, more quickly by rescuing them, temporarily caring for them in our excellent, supportive foster homes and matching them with fantastic adopted pet parents.
MORE ABOUT US
Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue is one of the nation’s largest foster based animal rescue organizations, with major bases of operation in both Ohio and New York City, serving a large section of the midwest and northeast. As a professional 501c3 rescue organization we collaborate with volunteers, fosters, animal welfare partners, and shelters to rescue animals in need and place them in our temporary foster care. We place a high priority on the quality of care, including both medical and behavioral support, for all of our animals. We also value and honor the contributions of the hundreds of wonderful people and organizations who support Louie’s Legacy in our lifesaving work.

Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *

  • (1) Animals

Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?

Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue is one of the nation’s largest foster based animal rescue organizations, with major bases of operation in both Ohio and New York City, serving a large section of the midwest and northeast. As a professional 501c3 rescue organization we collaborate with volunteers, fosters, animal welfare partners, and shelters to rescue animals in need and place them in our temporary foster care. We place a high priority on the quality of care, including both medical and behavioral support, for all of our animals. We also value and honor the contributions of the hundreds of wonderful people and organizations who support Louie’s Legacy in our lifesaving work.

Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? *

Yes, Grades 9 – 12

List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web.

IN PERSON OPPORTUNITIES
Adoption Events – We do a large number of adoption events across 3 states every weekend, as well as participate in major mega adoption events several times a year. You would be the public face of the organization and a key part in the adoption process.

Transport – We frequently have need of short and longer haul transport drivers to help us rescue animals. This could include out of state trips or just bringing animals to a local event.

Photography – Professional or talented amateur photographers make a huge difference in saving the lives of animals. There are opportunities to help at events or to capture animals in their loving foster homes to help them get adopted more quickly.

Behavior and Medical Team – Trainer, behaviorist vet tech, nursing, or related fields? Help us maintain our high standards for both medical and behavioral support.

REMOTE OPPORTUNITIES
Application Screening Teams – As part of being one of the largest foster based rescues in the country, we receive several thousand foster and adoption applications per year. Our screeners review each application and help make the best matches.

Social Media Team – Strategist, copywriter, or community manager? Help us save more lives by growing our social presence and leveraging each platform to engage our fosters, volunteers, donors, and potential adopters.

Marketing & Development Team – Have any experience in graphic design, copywriting, fundraising, event planning, web design or support, brand development, PR, advertising, marketing, or other transferable skills? You can make an incredible lifesaving impact by joining this team!

Accounting / Finance Team – Good with cloud based accounting systems? Help our administrative team carefully and responsibly manage our funding to help save more lives, more quickly.

Volunteer coordinator

Carol Leabhart

Volunteer coordinator's email address

cleabhart@louieslegacy.org

Volunteer coordinator's phone number

(970) 658-6309