Sunrise Center North is a non-profit and relies on your donations and sponsorships to keep us going. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated. But, giving money is not the only way to donate. Here are our different ways you can help us out!
The easiest way to support our program is with a simple money donation. Any and all money donated goes to the board and care of our horses, alleviate some financial burden of our riders, and acquire new equipment for our program to grow and prosper.
There are two ways to donate:
Just click on the provided link to be directed to Paypal.
Paypal services allow the use of Visa, Mastercard,
American Express, and Discover Cards, no account required!
Check or Money-
Just mail it to:
23061 S Thomas Dillon Dr.
Channahon, IL 60410
Please make any checks out to "Sunrise Center North"
If you would like, with any monetary gift, please include your name so we can properly recognize you!
These are contributions which are planned with the donors lawyer or accountant that will benefit Sunrise either now or in the future. Examples of this type of donation might include: cash, bequest, beneficiary of your IRA, Retirement Plans, Stocks.
65% of companies participate in gift matching to non-profits or charities and yours might be one of them! Most companies will usually match dollar-for-dollar, but some have matched by double or even triple! Talk to your company about it, and if they require an Employer Identification Number (EIN) (i.e. Federal Tax Identification Number) please use: 364167554
Every now and then we will require odds and end jobs, whether it be putting in a sidewalk, welding a rail on our ramp, or constructing some steps to help riders on their horse. If you have various skills that you would like to donate in the event that we need a use for them, we appreciate all the help we can get.
Every year we hold a silent auction fund raiser. If you have any item that you would like to donate in support of this event we would be greatly appreciated. Some items that have been donated are: Tiffany sunglasses, a couple's movie night basket, bottles of wine, photography sessions, painting or pictures, Chicago Bears fan kit. Donated items can be anything and everything, all we ask is that donated items are new or in like new conditions.
HORSE AND TACK ITEMS
Over time, our saddles, reins, and equipment will begin to get worn out and break down. Sunrise greatly appreciates any donated horse related gear that you may not have a need for anymore. A short list of items include: saddles, halters and reins, saddle pads, horse brushes, and lead ropes. If you have any gear that you may have a question about feel free to contact us!
Horse fees over the course of a year can add and stack up. By sponsoring a horse, you can help care for one of the horses in our program and help keep them healthy and comfortable.
GOLDEN CARROT SPONSORS- $5000.00: This gift will provide all maintenance care and board for our horse for one year.
SILVER CARROT SPONSORS - $4000.00 This gift will provide all the board for our horse for one year
BRONZE CARROT SPONSOR - $1000.00 This gift will provide the shoeing and maintenance vet care for one year.
ORANGE CARROT SPONSOR - $200.00 This gift will provide worming and first aid item for one horse for one year.
All sponsors will receive acknowledgment with a plaque hung on the horse's stall and recognition on our website.
Sunrise Center tries very hard to keep our riders fees to a minimum. It is our sincere wish to never have to turn away a rider because of his/her financial struggles but we can not achieve this goal without your sponsorship.
A gift of $1500.00 will provide a child or adult a full year of riding lessons.
A gift of $240.00 would a child or adult a full 6 week session
Each sponsor will receive a framed photo of their rider on a horse.
Our program is made possible through the assistance and dedication of our volunteers.
By volunteering you can learn about disabilities and horses while making new friends. You'll gain tremendous satisfaction from watching your riders improve physically, mentally, and emotionally. Most of all you will be making life brighter for individuals with disabilities.
There are many opportunities to be part of this program including:
Side walkers walk alongside the horse and provide support to the rider, ensuring they don't fall off and helping them keep their balance. Side walkers might also help prepare a horse for a session by brushing a horse, putting saddle on, or supervising a rider during the preparation process. Side walkers are asked to be there for the length of a session, which usually lasts a half hour.
Horse leaders are the ones walking next to the head of the horse, leading it around the arena and keeping a proper pace for the lesson. Horse Leaders might also help prepare a horse for a session by brushing a horse, putting saddle on, or supervising a rider during the preparation process. Horse Leaders are asked to be there for the length of a session, which usually lasts a half hour.
All volunteers will be given proper instruction and teaching on how to work with horses.
No previous experience is needed!
Sunrise Center North is always looking for donations and goes through Paypal, which accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Cards, no account required!
Any money you donate goes to caring for our horses, buying items to help better the program, and lower the cost for our riders with disabilities and special needs. We greatly appreciate any and all donations.
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