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The History of Old Friends A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds




Featured Sponsors

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How You Can Help

Donations


Our mission at Old Friends is to provide a dignified retirement for our Thoroughbreds, champions and “unknowns”alike. Your tax deductible gift will help ensure that we not only continue to provide for the care of these marvelous athletes, but also will help us to continue to expand our facility for more horses. Below is a listing of the various ways to support Old Friends. Of course if you would like to make any donation, you may donate online with PAY PAL or send a check to: 

Mailing address
Old Friends
1841 Paynes Depot Rd.
Georgetown, KY 40324

You can also call us directly with a credit card payment at 502-863-1775



Ways to Make a Difference

There are many ways you can help your Old Friends.  Click the following informative links to jump and learn more. 

Shop to Help!
Membership
Share Certificate Program
Feed For a Day Calendar
Sponsor a Paddock, Stall, Run-In Shed, Waterer or Hay Rack
Planned Giving
Wish List
Missionfish
Other Ways to Help


Shop To Help

  •    Kroger Cares about Old Friends!  Use your Kroger Plus card and Kroger donates to Old Friends! Sign up for the NEW Kroger Community Rewards program by clicking here.    Get the details by clicking here.   Please note the old Kroger Cares Gift Card program has been discontinued.  

 

  •    Sign up at Igive.com. Your searches & purchases generate donations. Hundreds & hundreds of stores you may already shop at.

  • Traveling to Italy?  Book a villa at Tuscany Villas or Italy-Villas.com.  Mention Old Friends in your request and they donate 10%!


Membership

Donate $150.00 and receive a free gift!  Help continue our mission to provide dignified and safe retirement to thoroughbreds whose racing and breeding careers have ended.   click here for more info


Share Certificates

Donate $100 and sponsor an Old Friend's retiree. Donors receive a personalized Certificate and an 8 X 10 color photograph. Certificates are available for all horses.  They make great gifts for the horse lover in your life! To order your Certificate, call us at (502) 863-1775. We accept checks, credit cards and money orders or you can use the PAYPAL donation form. 


Feed For a Day Calendar

It costs about $100 per day to feed our retirees (and climbing!). So we’re offering every day of the year for sponsorships. For a $100 donation you can have a name printed on the calendar for the day of your choice, on a first-come, first-serve basis. You also get a free calendar. Honor a loved one, a pet, your favorite horse, or a memorial date. Just send the tax deductible donation to Old Friends, 1841 Payne’s Depot Rd., Georgetown, KY 40324 and write Calendar on the check - include the wording you'd like for the calendar date. You can also donate with paypal or call the office with credit card info at 502-863-1775.   Click here for more information.     Click here for the 2015 calendar form.


Sponsor a Paddock

Sponsorship is $5000.  Donor recognition includes: 
  • Engraved brass paddock plate with sponsor's name on paddock of your choice;
  • Old Friends VIP list, complimentary admission to all Old Friends events, major donor recognition; but most importantly; 
  • The personal satisfaction of knowing that you have made possible a retirement home for your favorite champion!

Sponsor a Stall

Sponsorship is $2,000. Donor recognition includes:
  • Engraved plate in the barn with the sponsor's name;
  • Old Friends VIP list, complimentary admission to all Old Friends events, major donor recognition; but most importantly;
  • The personal satisfaction of knowing that you have made possible a retirement home for your favorite champion!

Sponsor a Run In Shed, Waterer or a Hayrack

Sponsorship for a Run In Shed is $1500, a Waterer is $1000, and a Hayrack is $400. Donor recognition includes:

  • Engraved plate on the paddock with sponsor's name; 
  • The personal satisfaction of knowing that you have made possible a retirement home for your favorite champion! 

Call us at 502-863-1775 if you'd like more information. 


Planned Giving

Planned giving integrates a donor's charitable gift with his or her overall financial and estate planning goals to maximize benefits to both the donor and Old Friends.
Planned gifts typically come from a donor’s assets rather than income and can be either outright or deferred. Some types of gifts include:           
  • Wills
  • Living Trusts, Charitable Trusts
  • Real Estate
  • Life Insurance
  • Mutual Funds
Also, it is highly recommended that donors consult with their own tax or legal advisors prior to making a planned gift. Your generosity will ensure that Old Friends continues to make a difference in the lives of retired racehorses. 


Wish List

Medical and Farm Supplies

  • Quest Plus Dewormers
  • Box Fans for stalls in the hot summer months
  • Powdered MSM supplement
  • Horse treats-all kinds!
  • Carrot cutter (there MUST be one somewhere)
  • Vet wrap (we use tons of it)

Office Supplies

  • Stamp, regular office supplies
  • Toner cartridges for printers
    CANON Laser 104
    HP Laserjet Q2612A
  • Please note the following cartridges must not be the generic ones as they don't seem to work in these printers.
    HP 901 Tri Color CC656A
    HP 901 Black CC653A
    DELL Black MK990
    DELL Color MK991
  • Bubble wrap (we ship a lot of stuff)

Gift Cards   

      *Sam's Club (for carrots)
      *Southern States (horse feed!) Call Versailles Farm Home & Garden at 859-873-8126)
      *Horse Cents  866-872-3585 (horse supplies)
      *Office Depot & Staples (for office stuff)
      *Tractor Supply (for farm supplies)
      *Quillin Leather & Tack (our halter supplier) 800-729-0592
      *KBC International 800-928-7777  (horse supplies)

 

Information and Collectibles

  • Horse Racing memorabilia for our fledgling Racing Museum or for our fundraising auctions.
  • Racing Programs related to any of our horses  


 

See the current eBay auctions that benefit Old Friends thru Missionfish.com.  Click here to see

Do you sell on eBay? You can designate part of your sale to help Old Friends.  Click here for more information


Other Ways to Help

  • DONATE A CAR!   Cars4causes makes it easy and Old Friends can benefit!

         

  • S.H.O.W Program   SOUTHERN STATES Special Horse Organization Winners Program. The S.H.O.W. Program is a unique opportunity for Old Friends to earn financial sponsorship for special fundraising events. As a leader in equine care and nutrition, Southern States is committed to providing support to horse organizations.

    Just save your Southern States & Triple Crown feeds proofs of purchase and send them to us at: Old Friends, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown, KY  40324.  Southern States very kindly donates money to us for the proofs.  Click here to see how the program works.

  • Think 'Out of the Stall'     Have a party (Derby or otherwise).  Invite 10 friends to your home, each contributing $10 and then donate for a share certificate in the Champion of your choice! Your gift and their gift is 100% tax deductible. Just think, if 10 of you sponsor your own party, that is $1000 raised for Old Friends!

  • Yard Sales - Get rid of some clutter and donate the proceeds!



  • Business Partners
  • PM ADVERTISING, LLC   Marketing Solutions and Web Development for the Equine Industry. 

 


On behalf of our horses,
Thank you for your generous support!