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 a portion of proceeds (goal of 50%) 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.
September 2018 - Donation Items for Bialy's Wellness Foundation and Live Like Roo Foundation
October 2018 - $250 donation to  Lucky Dog Animal Rescue 
October 2018 - $545 from Sticker Pack 2 Direct Donation Fundraiser for  Players for Pits 
October 2018 - 102 Tees and Tanks printed, packed, and shipped to Hope Humane Society in Arkansas. At a suggested retail value of $28 we are hoping that can help bring in around $2800 for their organization. 
October 2018 - $100 donation to Keller's Cause.
October 2018 - $200 donation to Lifeline Puppy Rescue
October 2018 - $100 donation to DFW Humane
October 2018 - $374 donation to Downtown Dog Rescue
October 2018 - $390 from Sticker Pack 2 Direct Donation Fundraiser for Burlington County Animal Alliance
November 2018 - $250 donation to Pit Crew Sacramento.
November 2018 - Box of apparel - approximately $1250 in retail value to Pit Crew Sacramento.
November 2018 - Rescue Strong Rack donation of tees and tanks with a $1500 retail value to Bialy's Wellness Foundation.
November 2018 - Rescue Strong Rack donation of $2500 in retail value to Forgotten Dog Rescue. 
November 2018 - $500 donation to  Stealing Hearts Rescue
November 2018 - $250 donation to Grenada SPCA
December 2018 - $250 donation to  Bialy's Wellness Foundation
December 2018 - $500 donation to Operation Blankets of Love
December 2018 - Designed and covered the costs of 1000 "worth it" charms to support the fundraising efforts of Pearl the Poi Puppy
December 2018 - Designed and covered the costs of 200 Pearl the Poi Puppy pins to support the fundraising efforts of Pearl the Poi Puppy
December 2018 - Covered the printing costs for Downtown Dog Rescue of 60 tees for their volunteers. 
January 2019 - Raised $1180 in direct donations for HeARTs Speak via our collaboration pins
January 2019 - Raised $3700 for A Purposeful Rescue via TEAM RS Memberships. 
January 2019 - Collaborated with Monica Wayne Photography to produce 4,000 Greeting Cards that will be donated to rescues that write thank you notes, and sold to support the Maricopa Dog Community. 
January 2019 - $250 donation to Pit Crew Sacramento.
January 2019 - $250 donation to  Ghetto Rescue FFoundation
January 2019 - $250 to Angel City Pitbulls
January 2019 - Covered the printing costs for Operation Blankets of Love for 68 tees for their volunteers. 
January 2019 - Raised over $500 worth of supplies for Orange Dot Crew in exchange for our Day Trip bags.
January 2019 - Donated 4 of our Day Trip Packs to Best Friends Animal Society Los Angeles
February 2019 - Donated 320 charms + 160 Pouches for the Forget Me Not Animal Sanctuary of Las Vegas
February 2019 - Donated $300 to Bama Bully Rescue for their Running for the Bulls Event
February 2019 - 4,000 Envelopes we forgot to send to  Monica Wayne Photography for the Greeting Cards we sent last month. 
February 2019 - Covered the printing costs for I Stand With My Pack for 70 tees.
February 2019 - Printed and donated 100 window stickers each for React AZ and the Community Canine Project.
March 2019 - Covered the printing costs for Watts Project for 50 tees.
March 2019 - $1250 Rack Donation to Crate Escape Rescue
March 2019 - $1250 Rack Donation to Prince William Humane Society
March 2019 - 6 Day Pack Backpacks sent to Jacksonville Humane Society
March 2019 - 50 Rescued Pups and Local Pints each donated to A Place for Ace and Burlington County Animal Alliance to fundraise with at their respective events. 
March 2019 - $750 Rack Donation to React AZ and Pit Crew Sacramento.
April 2019 - 200 Lilybug Pins, 200 Sometimes Carl Pins, and 200 #Carlbug Pin Sets covered for fundraising for Mr. Bones and Co. with a goal to raise at least $3k - $5k in straight donations.
May 2019 - 25 Donation Baskets for various auctions and fundraisers sent out to support rescues across the nation. 
May 2019 - Covered a 6 Month, 60 Bully Stick subscription from Bully Bundles for  Orange Dot Crew
June 2019 - $500 donation of stock (apparel, totes, hats, and frames) to Lancaster Animal Shelter to help their volunteer program. 
June 2019 - $400 donation ($200 each) for Road Dogs and iPittytheBull via Tara's Paint your Pet fundraiser.
July 2019 - $1500 (retail value) Rack Donation to React AZ.
July 2019 - $1500 (retail value) Rack Donation to Pit Crew Sacramento.
August 2019 - $1500 (retail value) Rack Donation to Hawaii Humane Society
August 2019 - $500 Donation to Dream Fetchers 
August 2019 - 4 Day Pack Backpacks sent to Jacksonville Humane Society
August 2019 - 5 Day Pack Backpacks sent to Real Dog Moms of Chicago to benefit One Tail at a Time.
August 2019 - $250 donation to Thank Dog I'm Out
September 2019 - $250 donation to 4RFriends via Tina Swain's Portrait Fundraiser. 
September 2019 - $1700 (retail value) Rack Donation to RPAWS
September 2019 - $1700 (retail value) Rack Donation to  Jacksonville Humane Society
October 2019 - $1500 (retail value) Rack Donation to  React AZ.
October 2019 - 4 Day Trip Packs donated to Mayday Pit Bull Rescue
October 2019 - $1500 (retail value) Rack Donation to My Pitbull is Family
October 2019 - $1500 (retail value) Rack Donation to Michelson Found Animals
October 2019 - 7 Day Trip Packs donated to Angel City Pits
November 2019 - $500 donation to Community Canine Project in honor of Grandpa.
November 2019 - $750 donation to React AZ in honor of Grandpa.
November 2019 - Covered a 6 Month, 60 Bully Stick subscription from Bully Bundles for  Orange Dot Crew
December 2019 - $2000 (retail value) Rack Donation to Southern California Bull Dog Rescue
December 2019 - $2000 (retail value) Rack Donation to Mutts of the Midway
December 2019 - $500 donation to Frosted Faces Foundation in support of Rescue Run Club's November campaign. 
December 2019 - 6 Day Trip Packs donated to Hawaiian Island Humane Society
October 2019 - December 2019 - $700 in covered Day Pack fees. We are selling these at a loss to make them more accessible to those in need and we cover the difference.
January 2020 - Raised $2995 for HeARTs Speak via TEAM RS 2020 Memberships. 
January 2020 - $350  in covered Day Pack fees. We are selling these at a loss to make them more accessible to those in need and we cover the difference.
January 2020 - $500 donation to Underdog Alliance.
January 2020 - $650 in apparel costs covered for Tara to use for fundraising for the rescue community.
February 2020 - $500 in printing costs covered for Friends Of Oakland Animal Shelter
February 2020 - 6 Day Packs donated to Hawaiian Island Humane Society
March - July 2020 - The shop was basically on hold due to COVID.
April 2020 - $250 donation to  It's The Pits Dog Rescue
May 2020 - Covered a 6 Month, 60 Bully Stick subscription from Bully Bundles for Orange Dot Crew
July 2020 - $500 donation to Go Wild Hearts
August 2020 - $5000-$6500 Retail Value donation to Hawaiian Island Humane Society via our Rack Program. 
August 2020 - $800 production costs covered for our Popsockets fundraiser for  Mr. Bones and Co.
September 2020 - 26 tees / 26 fanny packs donated to SF Animal Care and Control Volunteers via Jessica McEntee. 
November 2020 - Covered a 6 Month, 60 Bully Stick subscription from Bully Bundles for Orange Dot Crew
December 2020 - $250 donation to The Little Red Dog
December 2020 - $250 donation to  The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation
December 2020 - $250 donation to  Pit Crew Sacramento
December 2020 - $250 donation to  A Purposeful Rescue
December 2020 - $250 donation to iPittytheBull
December 2020 - 54 "You Should Be Checking This Dog Out" tees donated to Almost There Foster Care
December 2020 - 54 “I Donated to a Rescue and all I Got Was This Awesome Feeling” tees to East Orange Animal Alliance. 
December 2020 - 54 “I Donated to a Rescue and all I Got Was This Awesome Feeling” tees to Harbor Humane Society.
January 2021 - All My Best Friends are Magical Unicorns Fundraiser in collaboration with The Lulu Group for  A Purposeful Rescue. Raised $2,000 for APR to help them continue their mission. 
March 2021 - Book Fundraiser for  The Ghetto Rescue FFoundation ($500),  A Purposeful Rescue ($500), and  Downtown Dog Rescue ($785).
March 2021 - $500 donation to  Hawaiian Island Humane Society in honor of Penny
April 2021 - Covered three XL dog crates for  Orange Dot Crew.
April 2021 - $175 donation to iPittytheBull