H.A.L.T. is made up solely of volunteers. The program is dependent on private donations, adoption fees and grants. We welcome donations and memorial gifts to fund the program. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and your donations may be tax deductible.
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HALT: Humans & Animals Learning Together
C/O Catatoga Kennels
1737 N Campbell Station Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37932
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Become a class sponsor
Want to become more involved? HALT’s purpose is to benefit at-risk adolescents and rescued dogs from shelters. Your sponsorship helps these children develop a positive sense of accomplishment, self worth and pride. Additionally, you’re helping save a dog’s life. Your sponsorship allows everyone at HALT to focus on the priorities – adolescents and dogs.
To give you an idea of how important and beneficial this program is for these adolescents, here are some quotes from the letters they write about their dog to the new families at the end of a class session:
“Sassy is my best friend and she will be yours as well.”
“Dora is very smart and learns very fast. You won’t have any trouble teaching her new tricks.”
“My man Cliff! I love this dog. He taught me as much as I taught him.”
“My experience with Charlie has been great. I feel that I’ve made a difference in his life just as much as he has made a difference in my life.”
FEISTY FIDO SPONSORSHIP – $500
- Sponsorship provides: vet care, spay or neuter, boarding, food and training equipment for one dog through the program
- Sponsor receives: display photo of dog, copy of the letters mentioned above, weekly class updates, Facebook mention, logo placement on display at adoption events and on our Sponsors page
COOL CLASS SPONSORSHIP – $250 – we are happy to share that the Abby Gibson Memorial Foundation has donated this for the Spring 2017 Session!
- Sponsorship provides: t-shirts, snacks and drinks for student trainers in all four classes
- Sponsor receives: photos of all 5 dogs, weekly class updates and copy of the letters mentioned above
SMART STUDENT SPONSORSHIP – $50
- Sponsorship provides: one student trainer with a t-shirt, snacks and drinks during 4-week class period
- Sponsor receives: weekly class update and copy of the letters mentioned above
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