Community involvement and financial support are essential to our SMART program. All gifts made to SMART are tax deductible and are greatly appreciated! We thank all of the individuals, civic organizations, corporations and foundations that care about our SMART Riders and our program.
We are extremely grateful for all donations to our program as these gifts enable us to continue to serve all of our riders, regardless of their ability to pay. If you would like to help us out, you can:
Click on the Donate Now button on the left for secure credit card payments
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click on this Brickto commemorate your donation and support our Scholarship Program
call us for secure, over the phone credit card donations at 322-2000. Thank you!!
HUGE thanks to Volunteer Brie Schwartz and her dad, Dan, for choosing SMART to be the beneficiary of the 50K grant from the Freda G. Sheppard Charitable Foundation! These funds have created the Freda G. Sheppard Driving Sensory Trail---which with Brie's design--is the most awesome driving sensory trail ever!!
Thank you to the S.Dale High Family Foundation for their wonderful gift of $40,000 for the naming of our 4 Stall Barn. We are so excited to be able to call this barn the High Barn! We are so honored to receive this support from all of you and can't thank you enough!
1st Choice Construction - Thank you, First Choice Construction & Gary, Eileen & Darrin Simone---and all your crew--for making our two bathrooms and swimming pool not only ADA accessible---but beautiful, as well!
Thank you Lakewood Ranch Women's Club for your continued support of our SMART Riders! The wonderful women of LWRWC presented SMART with a check for $10,000 this year. They continue to be one of our staunchest supporters and truly make a difference in our program and in the lives of our kids with special needs. THANK YOU Lakewood Ranch Women's Club!
Continual thanks go out to Bruce and Peaches Conley, the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund and the Second Chance Foundation for their amazingly generous support of our program! Our success is largely due to your belief in us!
Special thanks to the Green Family Foundation for being such wonderful supporters of SMART, in so many ways, for many, many years. Your ongoing, unrestricted support of our program, as well as support for our events and programs, has made such a difference in so many lives! Thank you!
Thank you to the Bank of America Client Foundation, Frederic W. and Margaret D. Kurtz Fund, for the wonderful gift of $12,000 for general operations. Thanks for helping us to "keep the lights on"!
Thank you, Phyllis Siskel, for your awesome support over the many years!! You have been such a wonderful friend to all of us at SMART and we love you! Your generosity overwhelms us--as does your kind and loving spirit. Thanks for making such a difference in so many lives!
Phyllis has "named" our Tack Room and Norman's stall, provided funding for our new Freedom Bridge and pressure washer, sponsored many of our Warriors In Transition workshops AND been our Literacy "book benefactor", and provided our final funds for our Sensory Therapy Garden (not to mention all those bags of carrots she shows up with!!!)
Special thanks to the Cassidy Family Foundation Fund of the Manatee Community Fund. Their support of our program over the years has been incredible---from horse adoptions (Jazz and Carly), rider scholarship support, naming rights on one of our stalls in the main barn, event support and annual support for covering our veterinary expenses. We just can't thank you enough!!
Thank you to Jane Drake for the generous support given to SMART by "naming" our Pavilion in loving memory of her mom and dad, Dr. John and Iris Storaasli. We love the quote!
Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 Organization.
All Contributions are Tax Deductible. CH4398 65-0043354
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR BY VISITING www.800helpfla.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
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