Heart Happy Homes, is as dedicated to our community as we our to the families who allow us to assist them in finding their dream home. Through our Heart Happy Foundation, a portion of the proceeds from each home we sell is donated to the charity of our clients choice. At this time, Heart Happy Homes is a proud sponsor of the following organizations:
VAREP: Established in 2012, the USA Homeownership Foundation, Inc. DBA Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) is a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to increasing sustainable homeownership and economic development for the active military and veteran communities. VAREP and its members represent and work within all sectors of the real estate, housing and financial services industries. The VAREP mission is to increase sustainable homeownership and economic development for the active military and veteran communities. For additional information, visit VAREP.net.
Partners in Housing
Partners in Housing: Partners In Housing gives homeless families with children (and a limited number of homeless adults without children) the hope and opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency through supportive services and transitional housing. PIH's program includes case management, life skills classes, and individualized budget and credit counseling. For additional information, visit PartnersInHousing.org.
Project Angel Heart
Project Angel Heart: Since 2005, Project Angel Heart has worked to ensure that Colorado Springs-area residents coping with life-threatening illnesses like cancer, HIV/AIDS, and kidney/heart/lung disease have access to vital nutrition by providing home-delivered meals specifically modified to meet their unique dietary needs. In 2013, over 70,000 nutritious meals were delivered to 300 individuals in El Paso County. There are no age or income restrictions to qualify for this service, and meals are delivered free of charge. Meals are also provided for dependents of eligible clients to minimize the impact of life-threatening illness on families. For additional information, visit ProjectAngelHeart.org.
Cowgirls and Cocktails
Cowgirls and Cocktails: What do you get with you bring together lots of ladies dressed in pink, the opportunity to shop some great vendors, the wild action of a live auction featuring unique art, jewelry, western collectibles — then add in delightful cocktails and delicious ‘eats’ served by Cowboys? You get an annual event called Cowgirls & Cocktails. A non profit organization dedicated to a single fund raising event that brings practical help to women in Colorado Springs who are facing breast cancer. The help comes in many forms such as taxi vouchers, goodie boxes filled with products to aid in the surgical healing process (both mentally and physically), post surgical camisoles, and funding for mammograms. For additional information, visit CowgirlsAndCocktails.org.
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center: Big Cats of Serenity Springs Inc. DBA Serenity Springs Wildlife Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a safe, stable and permanent home for non-domestic felines and other exotic wildlife. Through educational programs and community outreach, SSWC stives to raise public awareness of the existence of the large numbers of captive wildlife and the continuing need for sanctuary from exploitation, abuse and neglect. Through introduction to, and education about these magnificent creatures, SSWC promotes compassion and respect for all animals while fostering recovery for endangered species. For additional information, visit SerenitySpringsWildlife.org.
Big Dogs Huge Paws
Big Dogs Huge Paws: Big Dogs Huge Paws was founded on the core philosophy is that every "BIG" dog deserves a chance. With a goal to make sure that every dog receives only the best of care, food, and training, BDHP ensures that dogs are properly evaluated (medically and behaviorally) and placed according to their special needs. A medical officer and veterinarian team will provide first aid training to all foster volunteers and health seminars about the latest developments in animal medicine. BDHP works actively with professional behaviorists who train each foster home how to handle introductions, properly evaluate dogs, work through specific behavioral issues, etc. Foster families undergo quarterly training sessions in order to maintain everyone's skills and abilities and ensure that the entire foster team is on the same page and has the tools they need for success. Rescue efforts are focused on Great Danes, Great Pyrenees, Newfoundlands, Saint Bernards, Mastiffs (All Types), Irish Wolfhounds, and Scottish Deerhounds. For additional information, visit BigDogsHugePaws.com.
The Home Front Cares
The Home Front Cares: The Home Front Cares non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help needy veterans and military families with rent/mortgages, utilities, car and home repairs, childcare and groceries, and other essential life needs. THFC hasstrong partnerships with Colorado's military installations, the VA and other veteran organizations, and non-military non-profit and referral agencies across the state. Their aid is grants, not loans, and clients are vetted to confirm their military service and financial need. Many of THFC's grants are approved in less than 24 hours -- an essential capability because quite often, THFC aid is the last "save" that keeps a veteran from being evicted or a military family from having their power turned off. For additional information, visit TheHomeFrontCares.org.
Freedom Service Dogs
Freedom Service Dogs: Freedom Service Dogs is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom training them for individual client needs. Clients include children, veterans and active duty soldiers, and other adults. Their disabilities include Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Cord Injuries, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Freedom Service Dogs has received numerous commendations, national press features, and government resolutions in support of our innovative work. Founded in 1987 we have been matching dogs with veterans successfully for 26 years. Our dogs come from shelters and rescue groups and provide a variety of services for their human that include opening doors, picking up items, pulling wheelchairs, going for help, and turning on lights. Our dogs know more than 50 other commands andenhance social interaction by assist in programs for humane education, disabilities awareness, character development for at-risk youth, and rehabillitation therapy. For additional information, visit FreedomServiceDogs.org.