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April 2014

There are many ways you can….

Volunteer your time:

Tabling: We have a table at PetSmart in Nanuet every Saturday and Sunday. Volunteer to man a table for a 2-hour shift to meet and greet the public, pass out information and collect donations. Email Michelle at niagra117@aol.com for more info. We’ll be adding more tabling locations in the Spring. Event Committee: Join an event committee. Some events being contemplated: Pearl River Pub Crawl, Bowlathon, Tag Sale, and Dog Costume Parade. Do you have an idea for an event you would like to run? Next meeting in April 3rd at 6:30 at New City Library. Webmaster Needed: Rebuild Hi Tor needs someone to manage our website including adding/removing events, adding forms etc. Light commitment. If interested please email info at info@RebuildHiTor.org

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Donation Buckets: DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE STORE OR RESTAURANT THAT MIGHT LET YOU PLACE A REBUILD HI TOR DONATION BUCKET in their place of business? Our goal is to get 300 more donation buckets out in stores throughout Rockland! Imagine how much money could be raised if we met that goal and you can help! Here's all you have to doThink of a store that you frequent and ask them if you can put a donation bucket there. You would collect the money from the bucket on a weekly basis, then write a check to 'Rebuild Hi Tor' and send it to PO Box 913, Nanuet, NY 10954. Donation buckets are available at Don Franchino’s Allstate Insurance Agency, 383 S Main Street, New City, New York 10956, 845-634-2499. Please fill out our donation bucket form on our website www.rebuildhitor.org under ‘Donation buckets’ and let us know your name, your email address and the name of the establishment where you will be placing your bucket so we can list you and the business on our website! AND REMEMBER; PLEASE PUT YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER ON THE BOTTOM OF ANY BUCKETS THAT YOU PLACE IN A LOCATION!! Donations: Tax deductible donation: Make a donation on-line @ www.rebuildhitor.org or mail it to Hi Tor Animal Care Center P O Box 913 Nanuet NY 10954. Brick Pavers: Buy a brick paver to be included in the walkway around the new shelter. It’s the perfect gift! (see attached flyer for details) Lawn Signs: Show your support by placing a Rebuild Hi Tor Lawn Sign in your yard. Order a sign for just $18.00 from Hudson Valley Sign Studio, 146 S Liberty Dr. #10T Stony Point NY 10980 845-709-6575 Continued on next page…. www.hudsonvalleysign.com

Do you have an idea for an event to raise money for Rebuild Hi Tor? Come to our next fundraising meeting on Thursday, April 3rd @ 6:30 pm in the New City Library Community Room or email fundraising@RebuildHiTor.org


Dine & Donate: Come and join us at our Dine & Donates (check future newsletters for Dine and Donate Events coming up) Shelter Components: Buy a dog kennel or cat cage in our new shelter in honor or memory of a beloved pet or person in your life for everyone to see while providing a temporary area for a wonderful homeless pet while they await their forever homes! (details on attached flyer) Sign up with North American Power: Save money on your energy bill while helping to raise money for Rebuild Hi Tor Animal Shelter! (see attached flyer for details) This is a Win-Win, cheaper rates for you and money for Rebuild! Please spread the word, if everyone in Rockland does this we will raise an enormous amount of money for Rebuild Hi Tor Animal Shelter!! Our Town Newspaper: For a limited time, when you switch to the e-edition Our Town News will donate a $10 advertising credit to a local charity that you designate. The credit can be used by the charity anytime from June 1014 through June 2015. This can help your favorite charity get the word out to the local community. Please visit: http://www.ourtownnews.com/request.shtml and designate Rebuild Hi Tor. Buy a Rebuild Sweatshirt: (see details inside) WHAT CAN BUSINESSES, CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS, RELIGIOUS GROUPS, SCHOOLS, AND SCOUTS DO? Give grants and corporate donations to the Rebuild Cause Host an event that supports the Rebuild effort. Host and/or sponsor Dine and Donate events; golf outings, art shows, spaghetti dinners etc. We will publicize all events on our website, Facebook and in our newsletters and press releases. Donate services and/or materials for the build. Contractors and materials needed. Contact foundations that support the humane treatment of animals to solicit grants Match employee donations with and Employer-matching program Place a donation bucket at your place of business. WITH YOUR HELP WE CAN MAKE THE DREAM OF A NEW ANIMAL SHELTER A REALITY Rebuild Hi Tor Animal Care Center, P O Box 913 Nanuet NY 10954, 845-215-5020, Info@rebuildhitor.org, www.Rebuildhitor.org


Grand Centrale Dine and Donate 2/26/14 Thank you to owner, Christine Carmody, for hosting this delicious event. A percentage of the day’s proceeds donated to Rebuild Hi Tor. Grand Centrale Restaurant since 1885 17 N Rockland Ave. Congers NY 10920 http://grandcentralerestaurant.com/ 845-267-3442 “Your last stop for a great steak” Thank you to Lenny Nathan for organizing this event.

Sponsors needed for Upcoming Events To finance the rebuild we are hosting several fundraisers in the next few months. A few such events are a Bowlathon at New City Bowl, Pearl River Pub Crawl, Tag Sale at Access Storage in Congers and a Dog/Costume Walk in Nyack. We would like to ask you to be a $100.00 event sponsor. We need sponsors for t-shirts or wristbands, event refreshments, paid advertising and prizes. Please mail your check to Rebuild Hi Tor, PO Box 306, New City NY 10956. Please include your email address for receipt. Hi Tor is a 501c3 nonprofit organization; our Federal ID # is 23-7148054. All proceeds for the event to benefit Rebuild Hi Tor. You will receive a receipt for your tax deductible donation. All sponsors will be prominently featured on our website and Facebook page and in our Newsletter and Event Programs and t-shirts and wristbands. Thank you for your support.


Ongoing Fundraisers! Aunt Mia’s Sweets Sweeeeeeeeeeeeet! Maria Caputo, owner of Aunt Mia’s Sweets, has added a new item to her menu. She created “Brandi’s Biscuits” in memory of her beloved Brandi. She donates fifty cents for each purchase of these gourmet doggie treats to Rebuild Hi Tor and has already raised $50.00 in one month. Thank you Maria! 36 Orangetown Shopping Center Orangeburg NY 10962 www.gourmetcookieshoppe.com Clarkstown Pharmacy The next time you visit Clarkstown Pharmacy please request their “Community Rewards” card and designate Rebuild Hi Tor as the Community Organization. There is no charge to obtain the rewards card, and for each 100 points earned, Clarkstown Pharmacy will donate $5.00 to Rebuild Hi Tor. (Prescriptions are not applicable to this rewards program) 719 W Nyack Rd. W Nyack NY 174 S Main St. New City NY www.clarkstownpharmacy.com Jimmy’s on Main Owner, Jimmy Guarasci, has designated the first Tuesday of every month to benefit Rebuild Hi Tor and donates a percentage of the day’s revenues to Rebuild. It’s the best comfort food in the county. Thanks Jimmy! 149 Main St. Nanuet NY 10954 www.jimmysonmainny.com


Goals raised so far!



April newsletter 2014