Support Hoofs 4 Healing after Fire

$3,795 of $45,000 goal

Raised by 40 people in 25 months
Elizabeth Gray Tatum
for Hoofs 4 Healing Equestrian Services Inc. (Hoofs 4 Healing)
Savannah, GA  - Hoofs 4 Healing (non-profit therapeutic riding) 

In the very early hours Sunday morning, October 23, 2016 a devastating fire broke out and very quickly destroyed the only building housing Hoofs 4 Healing's classrooms, offices and living quarters taking everything with it.  Unfortunately there was no property insurance covering this building, and the fire dept believes it to have started from electrical wires in the attic.  While thankfully all 2-legged and 4-legged creatures escaped safely, and all horses were unharmed, this terrible loss hits Hoofs 4 Healing right on the heels Hurricane Matthew, which caused a great deal of damage to the barn fencing and other structures. Hoofs 4 Healing's director and founder Karrie Henry, along with her giving volunteers, take great joy in working tirelessly and selflessly to provide unparalleled therapeutic riding and equestrian services to those with all types of special needs, including cerebral palsy, autism and more, as well as to veterans, active military and inner city children.   I have included some photos on this page, or you can visit  

While Karrie is shaken, she is so thankful to have narrowly escaped with no lives lost and credits a working smoke detector.  "Put one in every room!" She stated emphatically to me.  Karrie is resilient and ready to do what she does best - roll up her sleeves and put th pieces back together so the therapy program can go on, but this is not a one-man job (or even a "one-Karrie" job)!
Please consider donating whatever amount you can to help - no amount is too small!  In addition to funding needs, Karrie will need smiling faces in the area to help clean up, demolish, rebuild and replace.  If any of you are in the area with those types of resources, they are welcomed!!  

As all of you who know her would expect, Karrie is smiling and staying positive, committing her positive energy to rebuilding so that the Hoofs 4 Healing Fall program sessions can go on as planned for the many kids, families and soldiers they serve.

With your help, this can happen and THANK YOU!!  Elizabeth Tatum, dear friend to H4H and Karrie Henry

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A big thank you to all that came out to help. Especially Michael Moffitt for bringing out his tractor. Robbie White from ROBCO for his kindness donating his drive time and fees for the roll off dumpster. John Henderson from Coaches Corner for providing the best hamburgers and hotdogs to feed volunteers.

I am very thankful for all the kindness that everyone has given to me and Hoof's 4 Healing.
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Hoofs for Healing has been changing lives in our community for the last three years with equestrian therapy. Now after a devastating fire the agency needs your help to clean up and rebuild.

Sign-up for the clean-up day Saturday, November 5th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1514 Old Dean Forest Road in Savannah. Call 912-675-0434 for more information.
Hoofs 4 Healing needs your help!
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A note from Karrie:

Dear Friends,

I want to thank all of you who have reached out to me with kind words, moral support and to those who have donated! While this event has overwhelmed me, the outreach has been so comforting and supportive. We are still working to determine the amount of work it is going to take to rebuild, but rest assured, I am 100% committed to getting Hoofs 4 Healing back as quickly as possible!

So many of you have asked how you can help - donations are still very much needed and appreciated! Thank you to those that have already done so! In addition, we have now planned a volunteer clean up day on Saturday, November 5 from 10am until 5pm. We can use hands of all ages (these hours can go towards community service hours for anyone who needs them). Please let us know if you plan to join us.

As we determine equipment needed, we will keep you all updated on our Facebook page.

Here is the address and link to the event FB page:
Volunteer Clean Up Day Saturday, November 5 at Hoofs 4 Healing, 1514 B Old Dean Forest Road, Burroughs, Georgia 31419

Thank you so much for coming together for us at this time. Much love, Karrie

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A note from Karrie this morning:
"Thank you to all my friends at WTOC. Your coverage of the fire at Hoofs 4 Healing has touched my heart. To all my friends, volunteers, and family - Thank you. I need to postpone the clean up this weekend. I need to make sure we do this in a safe manner. We are planning a clean up day. More info to come. Love ya all! Kgh"
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$3,795 of $45,000 goal

Raised by 40 people in 25 months
Created October 24, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Hoofs 4 Healing Equestrian Services Inc. (Hoofs 4 Healing)
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Garden City, GA
EIN: 463619589
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The Charlie Bamman family
25 months ago

We love you Karrie - you have an amazing heart. Thanks of all you do! We hope to also come out and get hands-on to help with the break down/clean up/rebuild.

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