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Help Leo and Get a Free Cookbook!

The Tripawds Foudation was recently approached by Homer’s dad who asked if we could assist with his son’s bar mitzvah project. Of course, we were honored. Read Leo’s message below to find out how you can help support Tripawds, and get a free cookbook!

Leo’s Bar Mitzvah Project Honors Homer

My name is Leo Shack and I am a thirteen year old boy,  and in February 2016 I will become a bar mitzvah. The becoming of a bar mitzvah in Judaism is a coming of age ceremony.

Homer and Leo
Homer and Leo

For my mitzvah project (an act of loving kindness) I will be creating a cookbook with a compilation of recipes from my community but I need your help. I am looking for you to share with me some of your family’s favorite recipes that will be put into a cookbook. Why a cookbook you’re thinking?  I’m making a cookbook because I love to cook and because food is such a big part of many cultures, especially Judaism. In my family I am learning to cook the food my grandparents and great grandparents made.

Once I have collected all of the recipes I will organize them into a cookbook, which I will distribute to anyone who either submitted a recipe or who donated to my favorite charity, Tripawds.

I chose Tripawds because last February my dog Homer was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer, and had to get his front leg amputated. Because of the cancer, Homer had to go through four cycles of chemo therapy. He struggled to adjust to the amputation. Thankfully Tripawds was a great source of recommendations and information which helped us better meet Homer’s needs. Over the summer he went to rehab and started walking on an underwater treadmill; slowly Homer started to recover and now he is full of energy.

Hopefully my project, and your donations, will help Tripawds continue supporting animals and their families.

PLEASE NOTE: Leo’s Fundraising Project has ended, and no more cookbooks are available. You can help support Tripawds here!

How You Can Help Leo

  1. Make a charitable contribution of any size to the Tripawds Foundation below.
  2. Be sure to include your address and a note that your donation is for Leo’s bar mitzvah project.
  3. Submit your recipe using the contact form at bottom.

1. Contribute to Leo’s Tripawds Fundraiser.

Click the button below to donate to Tripawds on Leo’s behalf.

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Make a charitable contribution to the Tripawds Foundation on behalf of Leo and Homer. All donations are processed securely via Paypal. The Tripawds Foundation is a 501c3 public charity, EIN #46-4636797. 

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2. Include Your Address to Receive Cookbook.

Please be sure to include your address when making a donation so Leo can send you a copy of his cookbook. Use the Comments field at PayPal and indicate your donation is for Leo’s bar mitzvah project.

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NOTE: You do not need a Paypal account to contribute. Select the credit card option if desired.

3. Submit Your Recipe. (Optional)

Use the form below to send your recipe for the cookbook directly to Leo. (Tripawds will not receive a copy of this message.)

Did you forget to add your address when making a donation? Include it here!

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