SD Gunner Fund announced that it has been awarded a $20,000 grant investment from the HMSHost Foundation that will fund the training and placement of much-needed service animals for local veterans, first responders, and children with disabilities.
SD Gunner Fund is a Richmond Hill based nonprofit founded in 2014..Since its founding, the organization has provided fully trained service dogs for 80 veterans, first responders, and exceptional children.
SD Gunner Fund’s service dog training program provides the full range of services to ensure a dog is prepared to meet the specific needs of individuals with mobility, hearing, psychiatric, and neurological disabilities.
“A huge Thank You to HMSHost Foundation, Savannah and Hilton Head Airport and Krista Weeks for presenting us with a $20,000 grant from HMSHost Foundation," said Britnee Kinard, SD Gunner Fund President and Founder. "With these funds, our organization will be able to help so many individuals and dogs within our programs. Krista Weeks has been one of our biggest cheerleaders, and we owe a lot of thanks to her for rescuing our very own SD Helo."
For more information about SD Gunner Fund, visit www.sdgunner.org.