“Our mission is to provide an opportunity for people with special needs to benefit from equine assisted activities in a safe environment.”
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Thanks to the generosity of Dream Riders Supporters, we have enjoy 17 years of successful
growth serving hundreds of people with special needs here in the midlands of South
Carolina. Our weekly therapeutic riding lessons build self-esteem in addition to
strengthening muscles, improving balance, coordination, and adding some good socialization
to each one of these special rider's lives. This would not be possible without the
generous and continued support shown to Dream Riders by people throughout this great
nation. Dream Riders has touched the lives of people from Texas to New York.
As life goes on, Dream Riders' requires funds to maintain and expand our present services to the mid-lands of SC. As the financial needs continue, Dream Riders continues to count on your generous support in order to carry on with our daily programs.
Our major annual fund raiser is the “Midlands GIVING” held the first Tuesday in May on an annual bases the Central Carolina Community Foundation & SCANPO are the organizers of the Midlands GIVES Campaign Day.
Remember Gifts-in-Kind are valuable in that they allow Dream Riders to move budgeted
funding to areas in our budget.
Below you will find several methods on how you too can become a Dream to Reality supporter, helping to enrich the lives of people with special needs though the use of our equine friends.
Dream Riders believes in transparency by being a member of Guidestar
Click on Guidestar’s logo to the right which is linked to Dream Riders’ Financial & Business information located on Guidestar
Dream Riders would like to thank you for your donation during the online Midlands GIVES campaign on May 3,2016. Our grand total was $21,646.50 and total number of donors was 135 individual donors. Each and every donation was instrumental in helping us reach our two incentive matching gives, along with receiving an AFLAC Bonus Match Minute Prize. This was our most successful Midlands GIVES campaign and will go a long way in making 2016 a very successful year for all involved with Dream Riders.
Thank you for your perseverance and patience with the online giving computer crash. Thanks goes to the Central Carolina Community Foundation for putting many extra man-hours into supplying each non-profit organization with correct data and information.
A quick look at accomplishments during
2016 Midlands GIVES DAY!
1. Highest Number of Donors to DREAM RIDERS during
a Midlands GIVES DAY ever ! 135 donors in a 24 hour period
2. DREAM RIDERS was among the first 5 nonprofit groups to surpass 100 donors which we received a $1,000.00 prize award.
3. Our matching gift of $5,000.00 dollar for dollar was achieved and greatly surpassed.
4. A Donor’s gift of $1,000.00 for having 90 plus donors was achieved.
5. AFLAC Bonus Match Minute Award $400.00