HOPE FOR PAWS

Rating: 3.84 stars   63 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: 1801 Century Park E Ste 2101 % Audrey Spilker Los Angeles CA 90067 USA

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2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

Shouldn't you make a donation from the goodness of your heart! If you need a damn receipt don't make a donation, it's NOT the reason you should be doing it!! Wouldn't you rather they be out rescuing animals in need than sending a receipt? They are a rather small group maybe it 's far more important to save a life than to send you a piece of paper so you feel you got something for your donation!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

give them more people to help them

Was your donation impactful?

Unlikely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 1 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

have donated once due to their videos...tried to contact to offer them a grant through my employer but never recieved any responses...either they don't care or it is a scam. What oranisation refueses d to follow up on donations and NEVER answers the phone??

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Rating: 5 stars  

14 people found this review helpful

I have noticed that many people have given low ratings to HFP due to the organization not sending receipts of any kind after a donation is made. We donated in October of 2013 and received a letter and thank you note for our donation shortly after the beginning of the year. It was not a large donations of any means, just a few hundred dollars. I am sure the delay is due to tax season when they go through donations with a fine toothed comb. If you pay online through paypal, a receipt is always sent shortly after a donation is made. This organization does great things for the LA community and giving them a low rating based on how quickly they send a receipt is unfair. I hope the reviewers that did not receive a prompt receipt can look past this and look more towards the amazing work they do for homeless forgotten animals.

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Rating: 5 stars  

29 people found this review helpful

I have worked with Hope for Paws as a medical professional. They are the only animal rescue I know who not only takes care of their animals better than most rescues, and as many others will attest -pays their bills on time, they are sure to visit their animals when they are in our care and socialize them so that they are able to find loving homes. Every rescue wants the help or guidance of the incredible Eldad Hagar.

I have seen Eldad Hagar earn the trust of dogs who none of my staff or other professionals were able to handle Hope for Paws even helps support free spay/neuter so the poorest pet owners can fix their pets at no cost.

The county shelters have contacted myself and other personal in our office as well as Mr. Hagar to help them/teach officers how to help fearful animals so they are adoptable and do not end up euthanized. Fellow veterinarians, clients, and friends are hope for paws supporters.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not help any rescue whose members disparage hope for paws because of competition or plain incompetence

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 2 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

Not everyone wants to donate online these days and you'd think they could send some kind of receipt when you provide them with a self-addressed stamped envelope... but nope, someone sending in a couple hundred bucks isn't worth their time apparently.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Treat donors like customers - if they feel valued, they're more likely to keep handing over their money.

Was your donation impactful?

Unsure

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Unlikely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 4 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

Watched a video that asked me to donate five dollars. Went online to read the reviews. Took a chance. Received an immediate email receipt with confirmation number back once my paypal payment had been processed that said among other information "THIS DONATION IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE."

Was your donation impactful?

Likely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Unsure

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Unsure

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 1 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

Ive donated for the last few months, i am suspicious now as they have never acknowledged it or receipted it at all. I will put a stop t it now.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

12 people found this review helpful

Don't pay any attention to wolffie001 she is Michelle Lynn Shaw Wolff BELL is a fraud & convicted felon see http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/the-stinking-rose-farm/williams-arizona-863046/the-stinking-rose-farm-victoria-uszenski-scam-dead-beat-black-widow-user-fraud-liar-1093658

And has started a hate campaign against Hope for Paws along with other animal rescue orgs. The woman is a crook that attacks people because even her own animals don't like her.

Hope for Paws backers, and works speak for themselves. She is just a loser that can't get it together enough to be a real animal activist. So she thinks if she can make everyone else look bad then some light will be shined on her... Look her up. She is in hot water with a lot of people she has slandered. One woman killed herself after this woman tried to ruin her life.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

no

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

For the people saying they "got no receipt", if you donated online and provided your email address... Eldad will send a same-day receipt via email. I donated today and received the receipt within a few hours.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 1 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

no other organization endorses them....they never contact local authorities (?) and never seem to care that they are trespassing during their videos........you gotta ask how any legit organization can continue to operate as such......they don't post what they are receiving...or what percentage of your donation is used for the animals.....they don't seem to give receipts.....don't answer emails.......they may help some animals.....I'm sure they are helping themselves a lot more. If you want to truly help the animals of the world, give to the Humane Society, or the ASPCA. They truly work hard and help thousands of animals in truly horrible conditions.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Close it down and throw the people in the slammer.....they are obviously scammers bigtime......any legit organization would be considerably more transparent.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

No

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

None

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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