Florida Research Institute for Equine Nurturing, Development, and Safety aka FRIENDS

Florida Research Institute for Equine Nurturing, Development, and Safety aka FRIENDS
1840 NE 65TH COURT
Fort Lauderdale FL 33308

Tax ID/EIN: 59-2825751
Year Founded: 1987
Last Updated 2011-04-28

Public Charity

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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Horse Welfare

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care of horses to provide its services.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our mission and vision is to provide a permanent safe haven for all horses that are asymptomatic carriers of Equine Infectious Anemia within the state of Florida as well as for any horse in need within the Broward County area thus preventing their needless destruction.

Volunteer Opportunities

Minimum Age: 12
We always need help with stall cleaning on Saturdays and Sundays. If Tuesdays or Thursdays are better days for you to volunteer, we also have a critical need on those days for watering and stall cleaning. You will receive the volunteer packet and all needed information regarding the volunteer program and your assignment to specific tasks that are compatible with your needs and schedule at the time of your orientation. We welcome children 6-11 accompanied by parents to participate. Children 12 and older may stay at the ranch without parental supervision.Please consider volunteering for, donating to, or sponsoring one of our beautiful horses today! Thank you!

Skills Required:

1) willingness to work hard

2) willingness to learn or help

3) love of animals and/or horses

Wish List Items

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Wish List
F.R.I.E.N.D.S. is in need of many items listed below. Please help if you can! Thank you!

100 dump trucks of clean white sand
180 Galvanized steel 12ft CORRAL PANELS

Riding Mower
Postage Stamps
Free Printing
Free Advertising
Unscented gallon size Clorox
Betadine Scrub or solution
Elasticon Bandage 3 in and 4in
Gauze Squares 4x4 or larger
Antibiotic Cream
25 bags of Quick Crete
Duct Tape 20 wide rolls
Solar powered lights
4in Paint Brushes 20
6 Gal Cans Outdoor non toxic white paint
200ft NO CLIMB wire 5ft tall
60 gal steel corral panels 8ft panel 2ft gate
1 shed with AC and lights
6 12x36 pasture shelters with shade cloths
asphalt to repave our road
roller to flatten road
mowing of 10 acre pasture
Bush Hog
Weed whacker heavy duty

2 Mill Creek manure spreaders
#57 with ATV hook up

laptop computer
high speed color copier
1 ATV minimum 800cc
batteries DD and CC
paper towels and medicated wipes
antifungal shampoo
hand sanitizer
2 loads of shavings per month
6 large outdoor standing fans
2 large cans of trailer sealant
2 generators minimum 800 cc
30 full sheet plywood cut on width side
100 4X4X6 pressure treated wood posts
120 2X4X12 pressure treated boards
15 2X4X14 pressure treated boards
15 hay feeders for pasture
60 metal stall hay rack NOT corner
6 large boxes of 10 in galvanized nails
6 large boxes of galvanized fence U nails
60 Zimectrin wormers every 7 weeks
Purina Equine Senior
Purina Omelene 100
salt licks

145 SW 3rd Ave
Dania, FL 33004

Payment to Vet Account
5121 SW 90TH AVE,
COOPER CITY, FL 33328-3612

If you have any of these gift cards below that you would like to donate or if you would like to purchase a gift card for FRIENDS we would be most grateful.

Home Depot or Lowes for maintenance or building supplies

Gas cards for water pump and generators
Publix for volunteer program water
Walmart or Target for general supplies
Office Depot or Staples for office supplies

IN KIND gifts from your workplace or dinner gift cards or jewelery or AC service or hotel stay or airline tickets or ANY free services or flower arrangements or TV or Car etc for Annual RAFFLE Fundraising Event Prizes will be greatly appreciated.