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Gabrielle B.

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Review for Florida Research Institute For Equine Nurturing Development & Safety, Inc. aka F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Horse Rescue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I occasionally volunteer with a friend who sponsors a horse at F.R.I.E.N.D.S. I love the dedication she has for this organization and the love in her voice when she talks about it every day. There is always excitement with her about being able to spend the day there. However, I have noticed this from EVERY sponsor I have interacted with at F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Although they only sponsor one or two horses each, they dedicate their time to numerous horses at a time, making sure each are loved and cared for. I enjoy how they are constantly taking the horses out in the pasture and not being "stuck" in their stalls. This organization also has a lot of volunteers and are regularly organizing activities for all the sponsors to attend such as barbecues, trail rides, Halloween costume contests, etc.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have gone to F.R.I.E.N.D.S. and volunteered with the horses personally and experience first hand the dedication the sponsors have for the agency.

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

I feel this organization has a lot to offer and to improve their organization can 1) reconstruct their website and 2) make the organization more well-known in the surrounding communities.

Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Designated tasks for each volunteer.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Increase my passion for animals and helping rescue them.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Amazing. Useful.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & I care for the horses.