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Chuck & Don's, in association with Freedom Service Dogs of America is offering customers the opportunity to help those who have valiantly served our country by making a donation to the fundraiser "Raising Awareness for Operation Freedom," which being is held through through July 31, 2014. This is an opportunity to help our community by assisting both veterans and dogs.100% of all donation will go to Freedom Service Dogs, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

The dogs are given a "second chance" as they come from shelters and rescue groups. The people each dogs assists include children, veterans, active duty soldiers an other adults. Those in need of a service dog suffer with traumatic brain injuries, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, PTSD and Autism.

Once trained, dogs assist their owner in a number of ways, including opening doors, picking up items, pulling wheelchairs, going for help, turning on lights and up to 50 additional commands. In addition, the dogs are instrumental in enhancing social interactions by assisting in programs for humane education, disabilities awareness, character development for at-risk youths and rehabilitation therapies.

Chuck & Dons support this organization and need our community's help to continue enhancing lives and increasing independence for individuals with disabilities. Contributions make a remarkable difference in the quality of the lives a dog support as well as the life of each dog.

Donations will:

$25 - buys a gentle leader halter
$50 - buys a training backpack
$75 - buys a new bed and blankets
$100 - teaches them the TOUCH command
$250 - teaches them the TAKE command
$500 - buy a custom balance harness

The motto "Help us free a hero to save a hero" is the perfect reflection of the value this fundraiser offers. Visit and Chuck & Don's and donate in person, or donate on-line. As a community we can support our local two and four-legged heroes

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