Since 2014 Big Give has helped over 1,000 local San Antonio nonprofits connect with more than 242,000 individual donors and collectively raise in excess of $30 million to support the critical services they provide our community.
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch has been a part of Big Give SA for the past few years and continues to benefit from community support on this incredible day of local giving.
We are counting down the days to September 23 and the Big Give. We need your help to make our campaign a success, and we’ve included a few easy ways that you can support us.
Share and share alike. Online days of giving are successful because of our own networks. Help us grow our network by sharing our Big Give website to your network and ask your friends to do the same.
Be socially (media) active. Use your social media networks: post on Facebook, tweet about the Big Give, and share your love for Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch!
Become a fundraising champion. Everyone loves a champion, including us! We really need fundraising champions to help drive people to our the Big Give profile on September 23. Contact us for more information on how to become a fundraising champion!
How does your support benefit Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch?
- Treats for a Week Donor $25
Give $25 to help provide weekly treats for our herd. OTR participants love to thank their horses after each lesson with a goodie. Not only does this provide time for our horses and participants to bond, but also rewards the horses for a job well done.
- Lesson Donor $50
Give confidence as a Lesson Donor for $50 by covering the cost of one Adaptive Riding lesson. Your gift directly supports our mission to provide equine assisted services to those with special needs in our community.
- Hay for a Day Donor $75
Hay is important to keep our horses happy, healthy and strong to work in our programs. Our herd eats an average of $75 of hay per day. Help us cover the cost of one day of hay...we know our horses appreciate it.
- Therapy Donor $100
Cover the cost of an Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy Hippotherapy session for $100. As a Therapy Donor, you are helping support the progress of OTR's incredible Hippotherapy participants.
- 1 Month Horse Sponsor $420
Sponsor one of our many hard-working equine partners for one month for $420. Your support helps cover the costs of feed, veterinary fees and farrier bills.
- Sensory Trail Donor $500
With your gift of $500, OTR will be able to upgrade existing elements and bring new elements and activities into our Sensory Trail to enhance lessons for OTR participants.
- Horse Shoe Donor $1,000
Every 6 weeks, the farrier visits the OTR herd to trim hooves, redo horse shoes, and provide vital hoof care. Your gift of $1,000 will cover the cost for one round of hoof care for the entire herd.
- 6 Month Horse Sponsor $2,500
For $2,500, you can cover the costs of one of our four-legged therapy partners for 6 months. Your support helps cover the costs of feed, veterinary fees and farrier bills.
- Annual Horse Sponsor $5,000
Be a Horse Hero as an Annual Horse Sponsor to cover the annual costs of one of our therapy team members. With your gift of $5,000, you can choose the horse you would like your donation to benefit.
Open T.R.A.I.L. Ranch is happy to accept gifts of any size. Every dollar counts to help provide individuals with special needs in our community the the ability and access to equine assisted services. OTR is grateful for the support of our community as we serve our participants.
Give online through The Big Give SA or below through Paypal.
Thank you for your support. Every donation makes a difference in the lives of our participants.