Redrover

Rating: 4.94 stars   369 reviews

Issues: Animals, Children & Youth, International

Location: PO Box 188890 Sacramento CA 95818 USA

Mission: RedRover, formerly United Animal Nations (UAN), focuses on bringing animals out of crisis and strengthening the bond between people and animals through a variety of programs, including emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education.
Target demographics: animals in crisis
Direct beneficiaries per year: nearly 2,000 animals in crisis. In 2013, we deployed RedRover Responders volunteers to help more than 1,300 animals, including those affected by the tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma. In 2013, we also helped save the lives of more than 650 animals by awarding financial grants to help Good Samaritans, pet owners, animal rescuers and victims of domestic violence care for animals in life-threatening situations
Geographic areas served: U.S. and Canada
Programs: Through RedRover Responders, we shelter and care for animals displaced by natural disasters and other crises, such as criminal seizures and hoarding cases. The RedRover Relief program provides funding to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers, pet owners and victims of domestic violence to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations. The RedRover Readers program helps children explore the bond between people and animals through stories and discussion. Volunteers visit elementary school classrooms, after-school programs, animal shelters and other venues to read to children and lead discussions -- helping children develop critical thinking skills and empathy.
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EIN 68-0124097
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Rating: 5 stars  

Thank you Rachel and Red Rover for helping me quickly to offset the cost of caring for my cat Tiger who is in the emergency room and seriously ill. His prognosis is good and
he will befeeling better soon!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

My 6 year old cat was very ill and needed emergency surgery to survive. He was literally at death's door and Red Rover helped with a portion of the large medical bill. We are grateful for their help and look forward to helping another needy animal in the future through Red Rover. I contacted them on Thursday and they approved our grant the following day. The rep I spoke to and corresponded with via email was caring and kind and the first question she asked was "How is Junior?". I cannot thank this organization enough for their help and compassion. If I could give them 1,000 stars I would!

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

None, they were perfect!!! Quick response and quick approval of my grant!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Spike, a 16 year old dog whom I adopted about a year and a half ago, began having "accidents." he had been to the vet last fall and everything was fine so I assumed it was age-related. When the frequency increased, I took him to see his vet and as bacteria was found in his urine, he was being treated for a UTI.
After being on an antibiotic for a couple of days, it appeared that he was constipated. After consulting with the vet and trying the usuals (fiber, pumpkin, etc.) he went back to the vet as nothing was working. His colon was clean so they took an xray and found an extremely large bladder crystal. I was told that I needed to make a decision and that it wasn't really fair to put a 16 year old dog through surgery.
As I just didn't have the sense that he was ready to go, I sought the opinion of two other vets; both of whom felt that while surgery at his age and with a heart murmur was certainly higher risk, they felt he had a chance of making it. By then I had spent over a $1,000.00 and did not have the additional $1,500.00 that would be needed to get him the surgery. I came across the Red Rover organization as I was desperately searching for a way to save him.
The representative who contacted me after I submitted the application could not have been nicer or more understanding. She asked intelligent, thoughtful questions and gave me some suggestions regarding their thoughts on the cost quotes for the surgery. Their response was quick and professional; but very caring. When I had the chance to schedule the surgery immediately and at a significantly lower cost, they contacted the new vet right away so that by the next afternoon when I went to pick him up for surgery, their grant had been approved and arrangements already made with the new clinic.
Most organizations had lengthy application processes that did not work with an emergency situation.
Now that it's been a week since the surgery, Spike is doing great! Eating, eliminating, no accidents . . . . and he even felt well enough to chase the cat! I am so very grateful to Red Rover for helping to make this happen.

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

Nothing.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Red Rover is awesome ! My dog needs surgery and I have spent so much money on my dog I was left in a bind unable to pay. I filled out the application for a grant in the morning and Rachel called me that afternoon. The next day I was awarded a $200 grant . I'm so happy they could help me . Red Rover is very organized and friendly. Even my vet's office told me how pleased they were with the process. Thank you Red Rover !

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I found a young puppy on Friday May 16th and she had severe mange along with infections in her legs from the mange. Her ears had been cropped all the way to her head. She just was so skinny and malnutritioned. I did what I could for her over the weekend and got a hold of a vet this morning. When I got home I applied for help with Red Rover. Before the vet closed Red Rover had helped and paid for the 9 dipping treatments. Thank you for helping me help this baby!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I had heard about RED ROVER from a vetenarian, while trying to get a better estimate for my cats emergency surgery. I had no resouces to help my cat, after the cost of the blood work and office visit which i paid for, because of some very difficult times in my life right now. After filling out an online application Red Rover had gotten a hold of me by phone and e mail. They were eger to help. I still can not believe that this organization has done this for me and my cat. I am so amazed and so blessed. These people are increadable and really just want to help. with nothing in return. Thank you Red Rover you helped me save sinbads life. I love you guys!!!!!!!

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

do nothing they are awsome

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Red Rover was super prompt and professional in getting back to me. Lauren (or Laurie) was so professional and sensitive with her questions and was wonderfully positive. Red rovers donation to Momma Cat's surgery will help ensure that she gets the surgery she needs to breath properly and live a quality life. Thank you so much to Red Rover and it's donors for ALLLLLL the hep they provide. You guys are truly lifesavers...

Love,

Julie and Momma Cat

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

none! you guys are awesome!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

thank you all at red rover for helping to get the surgery we need for dutchess!!! the surgery went great!!! if we had waited one more day she would of died!! Leo is so grateful for you saving his clue to his life! with out her, no telling what would of became of him.

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

none

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Thank you redrover for helping maya be able to get her surgery done without the help you have provided it would not be possible. This organization is great and the people are very nice and helpful. Maya says thank you woof woof :-)

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

nothin

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Thank you Red Rover for the help you have awarded myself and my little kitty boy Jonah. His surgery is scheduled for 5/14/14. I am so grateful for the financial help. I would never have been able to afford his surgery. I will update when he is back to his sweet little self after surgery.
What a wonderful program!

Thank You,
Jeanne Sauve and Jonah

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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