Charity Partners

The Georgia Steeplechase is a non-profit organization (501c3 tax exempt status has been applied for). Proceeds will be divided among the Boys and Girls Clubs in the counties listed below, Trinity Rescue and Save the Horses. We will also be collecting donations for MUST Ministries Summer Lunch Program at the event.

Mission

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Vision

Provide a world-class Club Experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

https://www.bgca.org/about-us

Proceeds to benefit the following clubs:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County | Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia | Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Georgia & BGCGMW

Trinity Rescue

We are just basically your normal life-long animal lovers who are following their hearts in stepping out on blind faith and committing our lives to save as many horses as possible.

I’m Joey Heaton and I have worked in the Information Technology industry since 1995 for companies ranging from professional football, to multi-billion dollar software companies. Starting an equine rescue was probably the last thing in the world that I would have ever thought I would be doing. Don’t get me wrong. I have always been an animal lover, but had never had much exposure to horses. In fact, I was initially intimidated by a horse’s sheer size and I had never thought of them as anything more than a farm animal. However, miracles do happen and this one happened to have a long white mane and tail. As a self-described “germaphobe” who would gag at anything resembling horse poop, I have developed a rescuer’s heart and would walk through hell and back to end horse suffering.

Read More at the link below

http://trinityrescueinc.org/Trinity_Rescue_Inc./How_Can_I_Help.html

About

SaveTheHorses was created to address the urgent need for rescue services and equine public education. We are an all-volunteer organization, operating solely on the donations given generosity of compassionate and caring people.

Thanks to your generous donations, we have been able to rescue needy horses since 1998. We are funded totally by donations and fund raising. We receive no government assistance. You are the angels who help us Save The Horses

See More @ http://savethehorses.org/index.html

For more than 45 years, MUST has established itself as a servant leader caring for those in need in the Marietta, Smyrna and Canton/Cherokee county communities.

Founded in 1971 by the Rev. Wayne Williams, MUST Ministries’ initial programs included a grocery bus ministries for the elderly, a youth tutoring program and outreach ministries to “alienated” young people.

Since it’s inception, MUST has fulfilled Wayne’s vision of connecting people who have a desire to help with those who need help the most.

Today, MUST encompasses more than 10,000 volunteers who are continually helping MUST Ministries achieve its goal of being Georgia’s most respected servant-leader.

Read More at the link below

https://www.mustministries.org/summer-lunch#.WddwRmhSxPY

Sunkissed Acres Equine Rescue

Sunkissed Acres is an Equine Rescue and Retirement facility. Our goals:

  • To rehabilitate and re-home those who are able to still be of service to others.
  • To offer a quality, safe, lifetime home for the aged and infirm.
  • To end the suffering of those whom it is deemed necessary.

Several of the horses spend their time as therapeutic riding horses while they await loving homes, as do some of our permanent residents. They enjoy their work as therapeutic partners while remaining safe with Sunkissed Acres. We have found homes for hundreds of horses over the years, we have lost others to and old age, and we have euthanized those who were beyond our help.

 

Read More at the link below

http://www.sunkissedacres.org

About the Event

Date

April 7th - 9am to 10pm

Attendance

25,000 +

Location

Kingston Downs
Rome, GA
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