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    in the enclosure while the native garden provides a natural barrier between the animals and their caretakers The recovery tank is large enough to allow birds to fly inside in a protected environment while they recover Pacific Wildlife Care is committed to raising public awareness of and respect for wildlife and the issues affecting them in the urban environment Noteworthy Outcomes Primary Care Designation The installation of the pools established PWC as an Oiled Wildlife Care Network OWCN primary care facilities throughout the state A primary care facility can rehabilitate pelagic birds where 2nd care facilities can only stabilize birds for transport to primary care facilities This designation is a huge accomplishment because there are only 12 facilities like PWC throughout the state Accelerated Recovery The original rock ground cover that was replaced by the pools was causing foot problems for pelagic birds and actually hindering their recovery Now the warm pools provide the birds with a protected environment with natural buffer and shade that actually helps them rehabilitate more quickly Wildlife Attraction The native garden provides a visual barrier natural buffer habitat restoration and shade for the birds while also saving water and attracting beneficial bees butterflies and other

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Save-their-Feet-And-Shield-their-Bodies (2016-05-01)
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    Foundation granted 100 000 to Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa for seismic retrofitting and renovations which were required by the City of San Luis Obispo to be completed by year 2010 With a final cost of 2 7 million the project was completed and the Mission rededicated in February 2009 many months ahead of schedule Founded on September 1 1772 by Junipero Serra Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa was the fifth of 21 missions established by Franciscans in California it now represents one of the largest parishes in the Diocese of Monterey Noteworthy Outcomes Safe and Sound The reinforced California Historical Landmark now structurally safe and sound for its parishioners and the general public will be able to better withstand any future seismic events and live on in perpetuity for future generations to enjoy Again I extend by deepest appreciation for your continuing support of the Old Mission San Luis Obispo Rev Russell Brown Pastor Return to Search Area of Funding Historical Landmark Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 100 000 Year Funded 2007 Year Completed 2000 About the Organization California Missions Foundation 26555 Carmel Rancho Blvd Suite 7 Carmel CA 93923 805 543 6850 www

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Seismic-Retrofitting-and-Renovations- (2016-05-01)
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    charge to blind and visually impaired people throughout the US and Canada they are funded entirely through private donations such as this Noteworthy Outcomes Animal Care The grant provided veterinary care for guide dogs in training so they can go on to provide invaluable assistance to those in need Free Services The Guide Dogs for the Blind services are provided at no cost to assist the blind 60 80 of which are chronically underemployed or unemployed In order to keep their program operating and to provide their services at no cost Guide Dogs for the Blind relies 100 on private donations from generous donors like the Hind Foundation The Foundation s application process is very personable and personal I am very grateful to Greg for taking the time to walk me through the process Janet Benjamin National Major Gifts Officer Guide Dogs for the Blind I personally want to express my sincere appreciation for your donations and especially for your belief and support for the Guide Dogs mission How these remarkable dogs change lives and give new hope and freedom for the many visually impaired and blind people is indeed a miracle in itself Karen Ingalls Guide Dogs for the

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/SLO-County-Guide-Dog-Veterinary-Care (2016-05-01)
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    and runs and adding heavy duty rubber mats into the stalls This project especially helps blind horses that require special footing and the horse with hoof and leg problems Noteworthy Outcomes Continued Care The projects completed thanks to the grant monies will provide continued care and love for each rescued horse Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 19 879 Year

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Stall-Footing-Improvement-Project (2016-05-01)
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    Heaven Can Wait Equine Sanctuary for Healing and Learning In 2012 the Hind Foundation granted 2 500 to Heaven Can Wait Equine Sanctuary for Healing and Learning to complete the funding for installation of a new drainage system for the barn stall area just before the heavy rain season With proper water rerouting the boarded horses and donkeys would have been lying and standing in water or mud making them prone to infection and sickness The grant monies were used to install a french drain system Noteworthy Results Keeping the Community Involved With the new drainage system countless special needs young adults girl scouts 4H Club members and other social group members who plan field trips are still able to visit the Sanctuary throughout the winter Return to Search Area of Funding Plant Wildlife Restoration Type of Funding Supplemental Grant Amount Funded 2 500 Year Funded 2012 Year Completed 2012 About the Organization Heaven Can Wait Equine Sanctuary for Healing and Learning 6275 Cerros Pioneros Way San Miguel CA 93451 805 368 5702 http www heavencanwait us Heaven Can Wait is committed to providing their rescued equine residents a safe haven where they do not starve are not neglected do

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Updated-Drainage (2016-05-01)
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    main taxiway off the airport runway to allow for additional plane parking and to accommodate larger planes for display Located at the Paso Robles Municipal Airport the Museum is one of the few fly in or drive in facilities in the nation and has over 325 members Noteworthy Outcomes Improved Access With the addition of paved walkways throughout the grounds weather and wet grounds are no longer a hindrance for wheelchair or stroller access Increased Revenue The improvements to the Museum has not only improved accessibility they have made the facility more attractive and professional which in turn has increased the appeal of the facility and has almost tripled the number of visitors each week The addition of the new sidewalks has added a complete new professional look and feel to the aircraft display area Since the work has been completed we have received numerous unsolicited compliments concerning the finish work and how great the museum looks Thank You Greg Hind and the Hind Foundation for making this possible Return to Search View More Success Stories Area of Funding Historical Landmark Restoration Type of Funding Standard Grant Amount Funded 87 600 Year Funded 2008 Year Completed 2008 About the Organization

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/WarBirds-Museum-Improvements (2016-05-01)
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    is being transformed into a beautiful serene environment welcoming all visitors to the site and encouraging them to stay replenish and enjoy Specifically formal bosques of trees are being planted to enhance the natural surrounding two circular cast in place concrete seat walls will be constructed one around an existing Oak tree and one that will become a future washing fountain decomposed granite pathways will meander through the space and a native plant palette will show visitors the plants that historically existed on site and once utilized for medicinal or fiber qualities In addition the main entry road will be lined with Yarwood Sycamore trees to create an allee similar to roads and paths found in France home to many Cistercian Abbeys Large shade trees Zelkova will be planted on a grid to mimic an orchard layout creating a dense tree canopy Noteworthy Outcomes Sharing History New interpretive panels will be displayed further educating Abbey visitors of the rich history of the site and the Abbey Nature friendly Landscaping New Cobble line swales will be planted with native and low water use plant species that will not only provide aesthetic qualities but also habitat value for birds insects and other

    Original URL path: http://www.hindfoundation.org/Grantees/Welcoming-Garth-and-Interpretive-Garden (2016-05-01)
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