Basenji Rescue and Transport, Inc. (BRAT) is an all-volunteer, non-profit group incorporated in Texas, doing business primarily via the Internet throughout the United States and Canada. Our sole purpose is to care for and place Basenjis in need in forever homes. We survive solely on donations from you.
We are determined by the Internal Revenue Service to be tax exempt pursuant to IRS Code Section 501(c)(3) (Federal Identification No. 75-2804588). Consult your accountant for further information regarding the tax deductibility of donations to BRAT. View BRAT’s 990 tax forms, IRS determination letter, and Report of Independent CPAs (period ended September 30, 2013).
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You can donate to BRAT using a credit card, PayPal, check, or money order with our donation form or send checks, payable to BRAT and mail to: BRAT, c/o Oren Will, 9248 W Purdue Ave, Peoria, AZ 85345-4305. Donations are tax-deductible.
A donation is a great way to honor the Basenji lover in your life. It's a great gift for the person who already has everything. Special occasion and memorial giving is also a thoughtful way to acknowledge an anniversary, graduation, or birthday. Include the honoree's name and address and we'll let them know of your tribute.
Give to BRAT using your credit card through Network for Good and have all your donation records stored and accessible at any time.
Network for Good's website is safe and secure; meeting the BBB Wise Giving Alliance standards for charity accountability. Since its inception more than 450,000 donors have contributed more than $200 million dollars using the Network for Good giving system!
Why Network for Good? Because it's easier to donate online using our giving system than writing a check and putting it in the mail. Because your giving records are all in one place which makes your life easier at tax time and when you want to give again. And, you can also set up a recurring donation to BRAT, which the dogs appreciate.
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What if you could donate a penny to BRAT every time you searched the Internet. Well, now you can! GoodSearch is a search engine that donates half its revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. You use it just as you would any search engine, and it's powered by Yahoo!, so you get great results.
Just go to GoodSearch and be sure to enter "Basenji Rescue and Transport" as the charity you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word. It's a free and easy way to help BRAT. Remember to set your default search engine to GoodSearch and to list BRAT as the group you want your searches to benefit. For every search you do, BRAT gets a penny donated to them, it costs you nothing.
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If you need help, information, or have questions about BRAT, call our toll-free number at 877-488-7328. Or read our FAQ about making donations. And why not remember BRAT in your will or trust. If you would like to know how easy it is do this write to us.
Reviewed 04/15/14 JK