Welcome to Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue!
Hotline: 303-749-8499 Email: Staff
Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue, Inc., is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), all volunteer organization. We have placed over 2500 Golden Retrievers since we were founded in 2001 in permanent, loving homes!
Want to Adopt?
Want to help save a dog's life?Become part of the rescue network! We need people to help transport (local and long distance), help with home visits and fund raising, etc. Could you provide foster care? Please head to our volunteer page and fill out this short form and we will be in touch. Also, if you frequently travel down I-70 or I-80 and could pick up a dog or two on your way back to Colorado, please contact us.
Need to re-home your Golden or Golden mix?Click here for more information on surrendering, or re-homing, your dog through our program.
TAIL WAGGIN' GRFR NEWS!!
GRFR 2017 CALENDAR CONTEST Ends July 10!
It is time to enter your GRFR Dog in the Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue’s Annual Calendar Photo Contest. Your Golden could be featured in the 2017 calendar! The Grand Prize Winner will have their photo on the cover.
1) $5 per photo entry fee; no limit to number of photos you can submit!
2) Must be a GRFR rescued dog in picture. No people.
3) You can submit the same photos as previous years (previous monthly and honorable mention winning photos excluded).
4) The photo must have been taken by you , a family member, or friend of the family.
For Digital images, set your camera at the HIGHEST (8meg or higher) resolution—need 2400 pixels by 3000 pixels (photos will be enlarged to 8.5”x11”). Please send original digital files (.jpg or .tif files) either on cd or via e-mail as attachments, and include your name, phone number, address, and dog’s name. DO NOT make the file smaller to e-mail. Send the original largest file possible.
IMPORTANT: You will receive a confirmation of your email entry. If you don’t receive this then assume the file did not go through.
For Snapshots, please put a label on the back with your name, dog’s name, address, and phone number (please don’t write directly on the print!).
5 x 7 minimum size please. And please don’t scan in snapshots yourself—mail in the prints. Photo’s will not be returned.
For All Entries: Mail entry form, payment, and snapshots or cd (unless e-mailing photos) to:
GRFR Photo Contest
PO Box 103130
Denver, CO 80250
Please make checks payable to GRFR
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS July 10, 2016, so start snapping your photos and sending them in!
Winners will be notified by August 1, 2016.
Calendars will be available at the reunion picnic & other GRFR events, as well as on our website.
Thanks and Good Luck!
SPREAD THE CHEER! GRFR WINE IS HERE!
Pair all your meals this year with delicious, organic wines imported from LaFortuna Vineyards in Lontue Valley, Chile. The Benefit Wines offered will include Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Malbec and Sauvignon Blanc. The beautiful labels on the bottles were designed by GRFR’s good friends at Our Family Clicksand each feature a special GRFR dog. Benefit will give $6 from every bottle sold to GRFR!
These wines are available to be shipped directly to your home or work!
Visit www.BenefitWines.com/GRFR for pricing. Benefit can also take orders over the phone by calling their office at (978)297-5477
Upcoming GRFR Events
DOG WASH FUNDRAISER - July 16th
Where: Pet Station 2300 South Colorado Blvd Denver
Only $12 to have a GRFR volunteer lovingly wash & dry your fur kid. 100% of the proceeds will go to GRFR to help pay for the medical needs of our incoming dogs.
3 SCOOPS OF VANILLA FUNDRAISER - July 29th
GRFR is partnering with 3 Scoops of Vanilla for a very special, one day event on July 29th. They will be offering a beautiful, customizable necklace just for GRFR! They usually offer this piece for $50.00 but on JULY 29th, 3 Scoops will offer it for $45.00, of which $15.00 from each one sold will be donated back to GRFR. With the purchase of the necklace you will have the option to choose between the golden retriever silhouette or the golden retriever head. There is also the option of putting GRFR on the charm or customizing it to a dog's name,
3 Scoops also has other Golden Retriever pieces that will be available onFriday, July 29th. 25% of TOTAL purchases through the website (that day ONLY) will be donated back to GRFR!
Please visit their website at:www.threescoopsofvanilla.com & start getting your wish lists ready but to wait untilJuly 29th to do your actual shopping, so that GRFR gets the donation from your orders. These make WONDERFUL GIFTS that will be cherished by your loved ones forever. It’s never too early to start your Christmas shopping!
GRFR ANNUAL REUNION PICNIC - Sept 17th
SAVE THE DATE! Everyone loves this tail waggin’ time at Union Reservoir in Longmont so don’t miss out! The swim beach will be open to the dogs with buckets of balls for an all-day retrieving bonanza. Enjoy an afternoon filled with music, catered lunch, raffles, silent auction and a mountain of merchandise alongside fellow GRFR alumni, volunteers, family & friends.
WHEN: Saturday September 17
TIME: 11am -2pm
WHERE: Union Reservoir 461 Co Rd 26, Longmont, CO 80504