Projects in the Domain of Animals

Therapeutic Dog Training Program WorldLegacy Leadership

Young men at the Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center (SVYDC) in Swannanoa, North Carolina will be receiving everything they need to start a dog training and adoption program. Members of the WorldLegacy NC 116 Leadership Team are partnering with the NC Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

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Helping Horse WorldLegacy Leadership Project

At the end of a winding gravel road just outside Raleigh’s city limits sits a small barn and a couple of horses that have brought together more than 200 people in the name of volunteerism. Helping Horse, a nonprofit group that has provided therapeutic horseback riding for disabled children since 1989, has relied

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WorldLegacy Project: Prancing Horse

Just a few months ago, Prancing Horse director Ronnie Meltzer thought the center for therapeutic riding might have to close. Fundraising was a constant struggle, the office roof was leaking, suitable equine donations were hard to come by, and many of their older horses were lame or otherwise unusable.
“It was bad, I didn’t know what we were going to do there for awhile,” Meltzer said.

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Happy Hills No Kill Animal Shelter

We (NC77) just completed an AMAZING community service project in the domain of ANIMALS. We chose to be in service to Happy Hills Animal Shelter in Staley, NC. Happy Hills is a non-profit shelter that had a fire a couple of years ago. The fire destroyed most of their facility. They have been struggling to rebuild ever since and have been stuck in survival mode.

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