Nanook: A Superhero for Suffering Children

What could be more difficult for a child who has suffered sexual or physical abuse than to have to talk about it? That’s just what most of the kids who come to Michael’s House Child Advocacy Center in Fairborn, Ohio are asked to do. Enter our superhero, Nanook, a yellow lab trained by Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) in […]

Sarah, Jean & Kris

It’s been a busy month for folks who enjoyed celebrating their birthdays by raising money to keep families together by saving their pets’ lives! THANK YOU to Sarah, Jean Kris for doing Facebook Fundraisers on your birthdays. Your hearts are amazing! Sarah Losie I choose to do Facebook Fundraisers for Ellie’s Rainy Day Fund because […]

Fairmont High School

Hero Highlight, Tony Ranieri Solar is Freedom AMAZING NEWS! A huge shout out goes to the AMAZINGLY GENEROUS students at Fairmont High School who raised $10,000 for Ellie’s Rainy Day Fund during Spirit Chain, an annual competition against Centerville High to raise funds for local nonprofits. This year Fairmont kicked butt”and pet loving families in […]

4 x 4 x 48 Challenge

GO THE DISTANCE! Keep families together by saving their pets’ lives. WHAT:  David Goggin’s 4x4x48 Fitness Challenge Kevin Lively (Dad of Cheick the Beauceron) will be running or walking 4 MILES EVERY 4 HOURS,  FOR 48 HOURS, DAY AND NIGHT!  His dogs Jordie Sirius will take turns as his teammates. WHEN:  From NOW leading up […]

Ellie’s Hero Award

Please join us in thanking Jeannette Adkins for her tireless efforts in improving the lives of pets and their families here in the Miami Valley.  She is the recipient of the first annual ELLIE’S HERO  award, given œIn appreciation for your commitment to helping pets remain with the people who love them. Jeannette served as […]

Travis & Michael Wheeler

Travis Michael Wheeler This month we give a shout out to Travis Michael Wheeler who celebrated their wedding by donating to ERDF in lieu of giving favors at their reception. [blockquote author=”Travis Michael” link=”” target=”_blank”]We gave to Ellie’s Rainy Day Fund wanting to highlight the special place our dogs hold in our hearts on our […]