Want to help us out without spending an extra dime? Here are the companies and services that donate to Forte every time you use them!
iGive is the original online shopping mall where a portion of each purchase benefits the shopper’s favorite cause. Every time you shop at any of the 1,500+ stores in the iGive network, a portion of your purchase benefits Forte Animal Rescue at no cost to you! To get started, just create your free iGive account, then just click on iGive’s flower icon to start shopping. It works the same as your regular online shopping, but you’ll be making a difference for animals in need.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Forte every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, everything is the same as shopping on Amazon.com, but with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Forte! You will be using the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile, so your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding/baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.
All you have to do is sign up for AmazonSmile and select Forte Animal Rescue as your charity.
Install the free WalkForADog app on your smartphone, select Forte Animal Rescue as your charity of choice and start walking! For every mile you walk, Forte receives a donation. You can even use it while biking! That’s it, that’s all you have to do—just walk or run with or without a dog! The app might choose another rescue whose address is closest to yours, so please make sure to change it to Forte Animal Rescue from the “SetUp” icon at the bottom right on your app. And remember to start the app when you walk your dog (that’s the hardest part!). Available for Apple & Android.
If you have ever adopted a pet, Hale Pet Door will give you a 10 percent discount on your purchase. In addition, when you mention Forte Animal Rescue, they will match this amount with a donation for us. It’s all part of Hale’s Rescue Rewards program to encourage shelter adoptions. For information, pricing and ordering please visit us at http://www.halepetdoor.com or call (800) 646-4773.
Changefindr is an online platform that lets people donate their unused gift cards to their favorite cause. Over $10 billion worth of gift cards go unused every year and our mission is to channel these unused funds to worthy causes. People can donate in 3 easy simple steps online by selecting the gift card merchant; entering the card no and pin no and donate; receive a donation receipt.
Rover.com is a dog lover’s other best friend — second only, of course, to your dog. With exceptional customer support and the nation’s largest community of pet sitters and dog walkers, Rover is the easiest way for pet parents to find and book a loving and trustworthy neighborhood pet care in Los Angeles. In fact, a service is booked on Rover every minute of every day.
VEBO is an experience-based wedding registry where engaged couples skip on the traditional gifts, and instead register for memorable experiences. VEBO partners with great experience providers in Colorado, Washington and Oregon. VEBO also offers experiences throughout Latin America. VEBO offers over 400 great experiences that engaged couples can add to their registry. When you select Forte as your charity we receive 5% of all sales from your registry!
Forte Animal Rescue partnered with eCycle Group to raise funds through its environmentally conscious Recycling Fundraiser Program. Collect empty inkjet cartridges and laser cartridges from home, extended family, friends and your community, and drop them off at our adoption event.
Want to be the most fashionable supporter around? Now is your chance! Founded in 2010, Arm the Animals is an edgy clothing brand with a goal to support rescues and animals. By joining with rescues across the US, they can ensure that these organizations get more funding and can save more lives. So follow the link below to help support both ATA and Forte, with 20% of all profit going to support us! They have great clothing, and are constantly producing new ideas. Check them out online!
Does your dog need a vacation? Ruff Guide to the United States features 365 of the best places to stay and play with your dog in all 50 states. Whether your pooch prefers to ‘ruff it’ on a hiking adventure or sit in the lap of luxury at a five-star resort, the assortment of trips in this book is sure to have him (and you) begging for a vacation! When you enter code “FORTE” at checkout, you’ll get free shipping, and we’ll get a $10.00 donation for each book sold!
The Coffee Connection, on the premises of the Westside Vineyard, stands unique on the L.A. Westside by serving only the best certified organic, fair trade, shade grown and carbon free coffee, espresso, tea and specialty drinks. They do so in a coffee house rich in Old World charm complemented by modern facilities ideal for connecting with others, engaging in creative expression or enjoying time alone. Enjoy some coffee and pastry or anything else from their menu on any Saturday, present our coupon and Forte will receive 20% of the sales.
Delicious Yogini’s Two Chocolates Cookies are baked with organic chocolates that are Free Trade and Rainforest Alliance Certified, and all ingredients are non-GMO.
Baking with exceptional ingredients is something Delicious Yogini will never compromise. They donated cookies for a Forte bake sale.
Their gift boxes are gorgeous and they ship nationwide. http://deliciousyogini.com
Longtime Forte board member, Andy Pearlman, is a professional photographer on the west side, who shoots amazing photos of dogs, with and without their humans (and humans with or without their dogs!). Check out his website, and know that 10% of all booking fees are donated to Forte Animal Rescue (you must mention Forte).
Local artist Jutta Fischenich aka Springermom turns your favorite pet photo into an oil painting on canvas, with 20% of the proceeds going to Forte Animal Rescue. Jutta has been an animal activist all her life and a volunteer and foster mom for a number of rescues. To view her artwork on Facebook, go to her “Bijoux de Bijou” page. Her favorite subjects are animals, and she always concentrates on capturing the expressions in their eyes, because they reveal their soul. Please direct any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Legend Unborn. The Key of Souls – Book 1” is the first book in a series of four by author David.G Welsh. It’s a fantasy aimed at young adult readers, with 20% of the sales going to Forte Animal Rescue. You can buy the ebook directly from Amazon for the Kindle, or from Barnes & Noble for the Nook. Or if you prefer to print your own copy, you can get the PDF version from Smashwords
Choose Forte Animal Rescue as your choice of cause, and 20% of the sales of the award-winning children’s book JJ The American Street Dog and How He Came to Live in Our House, aimed at 5 to 9 year olds, are donated to Forte Animal Rescue.
Marian Silverman is a Licensed Family Therapist, Educational Psychologist and an Author whose life’s work has been in the field of Education, Counseling and School Psychology. After retirement, she adopted the puppy she had longed for all her life. Marian and Holly, a registered therapy dog were the first human-canine team at the Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital of UCLA’s Medical Center. As a consultant to the People-Animal Connection Program(PAC), Marian trained volunteers using Animal-Assisted Therapy techniques appropriate for a psychiatric population. Holly was the “demo” dog for PAC until her death in 2002. Marian kindly offers bereavement counseling for Forte adopters and anyone who suffers pet loss for a donation to Forte.