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Your Gift to PATH Intl. Could Help Disaster Relief for Many

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 2021

For more information, contact:

Cher Smith, Communications Specialist

(800) 369-7433, ext.123

 

Your Gift to PATH Intl. Could Help Disaster Relief for Many

Denver- This is the season we normally think of holiday lights, family dinners, songs, and possibly even taxes. Year-end gifts can help with your tax deductions but can also be life-changing for those PATH Intl. centers who have experienced pain and damage from natural disasters, such as the 66 tornados that tore through the central and southern states earlier in December. For many, this year has brought the worry of rebuilding and re-opening centers after these disasters in order to resume their therapeutic services.

When we hear about disasters on the news, our heartfelt response is often, “What can I do to help?” The PATH Intl. Disaster Relief Fund answers that question. The fund assists PATH Intl. Member Centers in good standing with an immediate need in meeting expenses not normally covered by operating insurance after natural or manmade catastrophic disasters. These include tornados and also hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, fire and drought.

PATH Intl. has helped so many rebuild, clean up and get a new start. But there is more we can do, more assistance we can give. Your gift to the PATH Intl. Disaster Relief Fund will help centers rebuild what was lost. Click here to donate. To learn more about the disaster relief fund, click here.

What better way to move into the new year than to finish 2021 strong by helping these centers, staff, volunteers, participants and horses. Thank you for your generosity.

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About PATH Intl.:

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International® (PATH Intl.®) was formed in 1969. The organization leads the advancement of professional equine-assisted services (EAS) by supporting its members and stakeholders through rigorously developed standards, credentialing and education. At 883 member centers, more than 66,000 children and adults, including 6,200 veterans, may find improved health, wellness and a sense of pride, independence and fun through involvement with horses. EAS at member centers may include therapeutic or adaptive riding, interactive vaulting, driving, adaptive equestrian sport, equine-assisted learning and therapy services. Through a wide variety of educational resources, the association helps individuals start and maintain successful programs and professional careers. There are nearly 62,500 volunteers, 5,011 instructors, 7,800 equines and thousands of contributors from all over the world helping people at PATH Intl. Member Centers.

About PATH Intl.:

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International® (PATH Intl.®) was formed in 1969 to promote safety and optimal outcomes in equine-assisted services (EAS) for individuals with special needs. At nearly 750 member centers, more than 66,000 children and adults, including 6,200 veterans, may find improved health, wellness and a sense of pride, independence and fun through involvement with horses. Therapeutic horsemanship at member centers may include hippotherapy, equine-facilitated mental health, driving, interactive vaulting, trail riding, competition, groundwork and stable management. Through a wide variety of educational resources, the association helps individuals start and maintain successful EAS programs. There are nearly 62,500 volunteers, 5,011 instructors, 7,800 equines and thousands of contributors from all over the world helping people at PATH Intl. Member Centers.