RuffRiders Transport Fleet Fundraiser

Introducing the RuffRiders Transport Fleet Program!!!


We're raising money to acquire the first two transport vans in the RuffRiders fleet, giving us the ability to pull dogs from death-row, provide assistance during a disaster, or reunite furry family members cross-country at a moment's notice. Each van will be uniquely equipped to serve a specific purpose and configured to help the maximum number of animals in-need.

Regional Van 1 -
This short wheel-base van will be upfitted with kennels of various sizes throughout the entirety of the cargo area to service rescue runs within a 700-mile radius. Climate control will ensure the dogs enjoy a safe and comfortable ride.


National Van 1 -

This long wheel-base van is designed for cross-country trips or disaster relief, requiring multiple night stays. It will be upfitted with basic living quarters including a bed and kitchenette, while providing maximum kennel space for dogs in transport.


By acquiring an in-house fleet of vehicles, future transport donations will go further by reducing costly expenses such as vehicle rental and damage waivers, lodging, outside meals, and more.

Our fundraising goal of $75,000 goes directly towards the following costs to get the RuffRiders Transport Fleet Program rolling:

- Two gently-used RAM ProMaster Vans
- Upfitting hardware and labor provided by Wayfarer Vans 
- Branded vinyl vehicle wraps
- Commercial vehicle insurance
- Transport volunteer background & driving record checks

Any funding exceeding the $75,000 goal will be used to give more dogs a second chance at life!   

More information about RuffRiders Foundation Inc: RuffRiders is dedicated to the transport of dogs awaiting euthanasia in overcrowded shelters to no-kill shelters and rescue organizations across the Western US. Additionally, we promote education, foster, and adoption through local, regional, and national marketing efforts.


  • Melanie Kester 
    • $15 
    • 8 mos
  • Carly Chichester 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Sue Bugajsky  
    • $100 
    • 9 mos


Kristian Meyer 
Sparks, NV
RuffRiders Foundation Inc 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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