Rating: 4.99 stars 68 68 reviews
7200 Franklin Ave Ste. 314 Los Angeles CA 90046 USA
We provide at-risk children interactions with horses, taking them out of their present environment, exposing them to opportunities for personal growth building self-esteem and self-awareness.
We currently work with four Boys & Girls clubs (Burbank, Variety (in East LA), West San Gabriel Valley and Watts-Willowbrook) The Dream Center, Helpline Youth Counseling and Dubnoff Center Valley Group Home. We have up to 40 kids visit us per month.
Geographic areas served:
Greater Los Angeles Area
Take at-risk children on horse outings
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Reviews for Dustys Riders
I met Sarah several years ago and have gone to a fundraiser event. It was fun. I think Dusty's Riders is a great program and donate somewhat regularly. I also appreciate that my employer's charitable arm has Dusty's Riders recognized in their database so I could get my donations matched.
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Dustys Riders provides kids the opportunity to commune with horses and nature that they would otherwise never be able to do. The benefits to their self esteem is unquantifiable and expands their perspective of the world and the possibilities it holds for them.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
the faces of the participants - pure thrill and joy!
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
give it to Sarah - she's passionate and the expert
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
that it contributes to the kids' respect for animals and nature.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
wonderful! Sarah is passionate and selflessly committed to helping these kids.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
expand the number of kids it impacts and provide longer and ongoing programs.
Ways to make it better...
fundraising was easier and Sarah and the organization could focus on interacting with the kids
In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...
One thing I'd also say is that...
this is a unique organization providing mental and spiritual enrichment that is not being provided for these kids.
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