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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals, Food

Mission: Prevention cruelty children/animals, charitable & educational benefit to community

Programs: Animal rescue; adoption; rehabilitation; sanctuary; provide quality of life and fulfilling purpose; also provide emergency transportation, feed, hay, boarding to critters whose families are in need, numbers of resident critters vary and are dependent upon resources. Note expenses and grants accounted for does not include hay distributed for hay bank from inventory nor specific accounting for transportation provided on an as needed basis; hay 18,614. 00; feed 7,881. 91; vet/health 5,710. 80; 50% transportation 2,710. 38; 40% rent/utilities/maintenance 5630. 18; 75% independent contractor fees 8,797. 50; 50% printing/publication 386. 60; 50% website/advertising 269. 59; 1/3 goods 1,672. 65; 75% infrastructure 1,517. 47; 45% administration/office/visitors 411. 40; 85% equipment 18,093; does not include donations of food stuffs, clothing or hay that was distributed from inventory @ fmv of 1,600 plus . Total 71,695

community education and outreach: animal husbandry; inspire to learn; natural, healthy, recreational and social activities (through the critters); 'pet therapy'; crisis intervention & social interaction; place for individuals to accumulate volunteer hours toward academic, career or personal goals; public education in the prevention of abuse and cruelty; animal husbandry education. 50% printing/publication386. 60; 50% website/advertising 269. 59; 1/3 goods 1,672. 65; 25% infrastructure 505. 82; 10% rent/utilities/maintenance 1407. 55; 45% administration/office/visitors 411. 40; 25% transportation 1355. 19; 25% independent contractor fees 2,932. 50; 10% equipment 2,129 total 11,070

charitable benefit to individuals within community; provide bi-products to needy (food bank or directly); partnership assistance to other human resource or advocacy programs; at-cost housing for displaced families; recreational/educational programs for special needs individuals & groups/ and children 1 - 101 y/o; 50% rent/utilities/maintenance 7037. 74; benevolence grants (does not include donations of - and often comes in form of independent contractor fees above) 287. 11; 25% transportation 1355. 19; 1/3 goods 1672. 64; 10% administration/office/visitors 91. 42; 5% equipment 1064; donation of eggs, fresh vegetables, etc. Not included in value total 11,508

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Rating: 5

I first became familiar with All Mosta Ranch Montana “AMR” when it was located in Plains, Montana. I visited the ranch & became intrigued with the critters & what Kate was doing. Since I have pasture land & she has lots of critters I offered her the use of the pastures. I’m glad she took me up on that because 1. we became friends 2. I’ve been given the privilege of fostering some of her special needs critters. While Kate was living in Plains she received a call about a llama that had been lying by the side of the road in 90 degree heat for a week. He had broken bones that had started to heal, a twisted spine with crooked legs & as my friend said, “he looks like a character out of a Dr Seuss book”. After he had healed & proven that he wanted to live, I begged Kate to let him recuperate @ my place since the land was more level than @ AMR. She agreed! I loved to watch Louis as Kate had named him & Sir Louis as I called him because he was so regal & gentle. With his crooked legs he couldn’t move fast so after a while, I was able to turn him loose in my yard. When he was ready, he would walk back to the gate to go in with his buddies. Motley, another llama - who came to me with a broken hip that was healing & Snaps, Motley’s cria that she surprised us with after she had been here awhile. I went on-line & read everything I could so I would know what to do with him, but as with anything, there are so many opinions out there that I was almost afraid to do anything with him. But because Kate had seen me with animals, she encouraged me to do what came naturally. & now I have a wonderful almost 4 year old who loves to go on hikes with me. Motley’s hip has healed & she loves to go also. But I have the most fun with them taking them to the parades in Plains & educating people that llamas do NOT spit 24/7. The first parade all we heard was, ‘Look out. That llama will spit on you.’ Now we seldom hear it & people like watching Snaps interact with the crowd. He is a goodwill ambassador for llamas! I am so grateful to AMR for allowing the llamas to stay with me when AMR relocated to Marion, MT. With my physical disabilities (a form of Muscular Dystrophy) it is a blessing to have these llamas who will pack my water, a snack, or whatever so that I can spend some time enjoying God’s creation. AMR also let me foster some chickens when we had an infestation of grasshoppers. The parts I like about AMR are Kate’s willingness to work with those with special needs - the sometimes forgotten ones. Her outreach programs for her community. Her desire to help critters in need - knowing that she can’t help them all. & her desire to find forever homes for those critters. If you are a farm animal lover but do not have the ability to take on the responsibility of one of those critters, consider helping out AMR. If you have the desire, the fortitude, the area needed for a critter, consider adopting an animal(s) available @ AMR.