Rescue Strong was founded at the end of 2015 to give back and create quality goods that sparked conversation and awareness about animal rescue. We are an entire company of 1. We use 50% of proceeds to give back in straight donations, fund projects that give back even more, and support others who are trying to give back and raise awareness.
Here are just some of the highlights from the rescues and causes we've been able to support with your purchases:
January 2016 - Donated $1000(100% of sales) from the Lexy the Elderbull Pin Project and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation.
February 2016 - Donated 25 "Im Running Errands for My Dog" totes each to OC Pit Bull Rescue and the WA Pet Project.
February 2016 - Donated $1000(100% of sales) from the Whitest Pups Pin Project and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit Casa Del Toro Rescue. Also printed and covered costs of a box of pins that Boyd and his Mom sold and raised another $200. 
Designed and donated "The Only Thing I Test on Animals are My Kisses" pins and mirrors to Chews Life Dog Rescue. Proceeds used: $150
Raffled off a year's worth of Rescue Strong goods for  Chews Life Dog Rescue raising $2000 for their rescue using an estimated $250 in donated product for the year. 
February 2016 - Designed and held a t-shirt fundraiser and donated $996.79(100%of sales) to  The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation.
March 2016 - Held an art fundraiser for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue that brought in $750 in donations. 
March 2016 - Donated $1000(100% of sales) from the Chango the Handsome Pittie Pin Project and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit The Chicagoland Bully Breed Rescue.
March 2016 - Held an art fundraiser for The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation that brought in $500 in donations. 
April 2016 - Donated $1000(100% of sales) from the Tuff Sausage Pin Project and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit The Animal Farm Foundation.
May 2016 - Donated $1000(100% of sales) from the Owen Pin Project and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit A Purposeful Rescue.
May 2016 - Donated 50% of the Breed Love Not Dogs design to  Chews Life Dog Rescue.
June 2016 -  Raffled off a year's worth of Rescue Strong goods for Stealing Hearts Rescue raising $2630 for their rescue using an estimated $250 in donated product for the year. 
June 2016 - Donated 50 "Im Running Errands for My Dog" totes and 50 custom pins to the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.
June 2016 - Donated 50 "Im Running Errands for My Dog" totes to Chews Life Dog Rescue.
June 2016 - Donated $500(100% of sales to date) from the Bluey The Blue Brindle Pin Project  and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit  the WA Pet Project.
July 2016 - Donated $500(100% of sales to date) from the Sometimes Carl Pin Project and covered all manufacturing/printing costs of the materials at $300 to benefit Mr Bones and Co.
July 2016 - Ran a One for One campaign benefiting Proverbs12:10 Animal Rescue. For every tee or tank sold during the one week campaign we covered the cost and printed and shipped a tee or tank with two of our most popular designs and limited edition collaboration tags. Donated a retail value of $4000 in apparel to Proverbs to help them continue their mission. 
August 2016 - Donated $500(100% of sales) to  The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation and covered the manufacturing costs of special limited edition Biggie packs. 
August 2016 - Raised $650 for Wags and Walks Rescue by sending out our Rescue Strong Charms in exchange for donations to their rescue.
October 2016 - Ran the #leveragelove campaign and matched donations up to $500 to  The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation. The total campaign raised awareness for the power of adoption and generated a total of $1470 in donations.
November 2016 - Ran a Give Back Friday promotion in a one for one program that donated 50 "I Am Running Errands For My Dog" totes each to 4 different rescues. The totes were donated to Reversed Rescue The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation, It's The Pits Dog Rescue, and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.
December 2016 - Donated 50 totes to  Chews Life Dog Rescue for one of their events.
February 2017 - Ran #leveragelove3 and made a $1000 donation to Marley's Mutts
March 2017 - Designed and donated 50 totes and Pint Cups for an event for  Reversed Rescue and  Marley's Mutts
March 2017 - Scrufflife tees featuring Owen raising for Marley's Mutts Pawsitive Change Program. Raised and donated a $1,1160 donation.
April 2017 - Sold our "The Puppies are Calling and I Must Go" flair set and donated 100% of sales to ACDRA raising $533 during the fundraiser. 
April 2017 - Printed, donated, and shipped our new exclusive rescue tees to BFF Pet Rescue and Mr. Bones and Co.. 100 tees total with 50 going to each rescue. The goal is to raise our potential give back by sending tees that items that rescues can sell and keep 100% of the sales. So each tee at $25-$28 would mean $2500 - $2800 per 100 tees donated. 
May 2017 - Covered $500 in printing costs for Project Pal AZ - a grassroots project that uses tees to support One Love through Project Pal AZ.
May 2017 - Covered $500 in printing costs for Ghetto Rescue FFoundation's Loving Texas Pet Assistance Organization.  
May 2017 - Printed, donated, and shipped 50 of our new exclusive rescue tees to Great Pyrenees Rescue Society. The goal is to raise our potential give back by sending tees that items that rescues can sell and keep 100% of the sales. So each tee at $25-$28 would mean $1200-1400 per 50 tees donated. 
June 2017 - Ran a tee fundraiser that featured Biggie to raise money for Reversed Rescue and HeARTs Speak. Raised and donated $275 for each organization. 
June 2017 - Ran a direct donation fundraiser for Players for Pits and raised $720 in direct donations in exchange for one of our "I donated to a rescue and all I got was this amazing feeling" tees. 
July 2017 - Ran a "Win everything we make for an entire year" fundraiser for Pit Crew in Sacramento and raised $930 for their organization in direct donations. 
August 2017 - 1:1 Tee Fundraiser for Pit Bull Rescue San Diego. Printed, donated, and shipped 56 "I donated to PBRSD" tees and tanks so they can fundraise with. 
September 2017 - Donated 50 Forever Home Charms and 50 Adopt a Human & Go Explore to WA Pet Project to fundraise with in Australia. A $1k retail value. 
October 2017 - Through a joint booth at an event, donated $300 to Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. 
October 2017 - Designed, printed, and donated 36 Forever Home pint glasses to Underdog Pet Rescue of Wisconsin for their Pints for Pups event. 
November 2017 - Designed, printed, and donated 40 "I Was Checking Your Dog Out" tees to Mr. Bones & Co. to help them fundraise with. 
November 2017 - $420 to The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation for Scruff Life Tee Sales. 
November 2017 - $500 to Frosted Faces Foundation for #leveragelove5
November 2017 - $1k raised for  A Purposeful Rescue as a "Thanks for Giving" fundraiser sending phone cases and prints in exchange for direct donations.
November 2017 - Fundraising box with a retail value of around $1500 donated to Hawaiian Island Humane Society.
December 2017 - Backer card design, printed, and donated 1,000 "Mutt Life" charms for  Project Pal AZ.
December 2017 - 150 "I Donated to a Rescue and All I Got Was This Awesome Feeling" tees printed and donated to:  Galveston Island Humane Society Pittie Please Rescue, and  Merit Pit Bull Foundation.
January 2018 - Raised $4900 for Bialy's Wellness Foundation selling spots for our Team RS membership for 2018. 
February 2018 - 50 "I Donated to a Rescue and All I Got Was This Awesome Feeling" tees ($1250 value) + $1250 in other apparel to our Director of Giving Francesca to fundraise with rescues on the east coast. 
February 2018 - Donated $500 in apparel to Stealing Hearts Rescue in Arizona to sell at their Yard Sale Fundraiser. 
February 2018 - Donated $250 to ipittythebull - a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing education about responsible pet ownership, the benefits of spay and neuter and improving communication between dog and human.
March 2018 - $250 donation + $300 fundraised for Angel City Pits via Shellie's Fundraiser.
March 2018 - $350 donation to Friends For Pets
March 2018 - Box of Apparel - $1500 value donated to Pearl the Poi Puppy to fundraise for Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary at adoption events on the island of Hawaii. 
April 2018 - Box of Apparel - $750 retail value donated to Bialy's Wellness Foundation to fundraise with. 
April 2018 - Box of Apparel - $750 retail value donated to Last Chance at Life thrift shop to fundraise for their rescue. 
March 2018 - $500 donation to The Pet Education Project. 
April 2018 - $250 donation to Frosted Faces Foundation.
April 2018 - $250 donation to The National Coalition On Violence Against Animals
May 2018 - $250 donation to Reversed Rescue via Sarah's Fundraiser. 
May 2018 - 30 tees and 30 totes donated to Hawaiian Island Humane Society - a retail value of just over $1k. Organized by Lauren
May 2018 - $200 sent to Tovah to provide community support for her fundraiser for Monika's Dog Rescue in Sydney, Australia. 
June 2018 - $250 donation to Ghetto Rescue FFoundation in honor of Spirit. 
June 2018 - Covered production costs for 100 window stickers each for A Purposeful Rescue, Reversed Rescue, and ipittythebull
June 2018 - Sold Rainbow Ampersand Packs to support It Gets Better. Raised $500 in direct donations for them.
June 2018 - $500 donation to Home Dog LA as part of the #leveragelove campaign. 
June 2018 - $250 donation to Out of the Box Rescue
July 2018 - Box of Apparel - $1000 retail value donated to Bialy's Wellness Foundation to fundraise with. 
August 2018 - Box of fanny packs and duffle bags sent to Francesca to fundraise for  Lucky Dog Animal Rescue 
August 2018 - $250 donation to Nuzzles and Co.
August 2018 - $250 donation to One Love Pit Bull Foundation.
September 2018 - $250 donation to Ruff Riders Foundation.
September 2018 - $250 donation to Reversed Rescue 
September 2018 - $250 donation to  One Love Pit Bull Foundation.