ED Magedson – Founder
Manes & Tails456 Ninth Street #26 Internet United States of America
While Manes and tails asks for donations to support their rescue - Manes and Tails Organization is the only horse rescue in the entire United States that free leases their horses. (This horse rescue give up all expense and adopter of horse supplies all expenses themselves including food, shelter and vet care. M & T often places unhealthy horses with people that do not know the extent of their true conditions. Healthy horses are placed with Nash's friends in NJ, not throughout the U.S.)
As noted on their website in a apparent sick joke attempt by their founder and CEO - "The rescue is named 'Manes and Tails as all that is left of Bullwinkle and Sahlih is a bit of mane and tail from each." On the morning of August 17, 2000 when they escaped their pasture, Bullie was hit by a Ford F250 truck and was killed instantly. Sahlih was not so lucky. He was run over by a Ford Escort and was alive but beyond recovery. Both horses were free leased. Manes & Tails Organization was incorporated in June of 2004.
No government agency or honorable humane groups really reconize them.
Board of Directors who give no credability to any organization seeking public funds include the following -
Ellen-Cathryn Nash, Founder /CEO - Fired from her employment, she then statarted up her alledged horse rescue company.
Adding more major concern is the questionable director friends she appointed including:
Director Howard Brodsky - SEE Department of Consumer Affairs charges New York Health & Racquet Club hid fees for 'free' services
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/01/28/2010-01-28_department_of_consumer_affairs_charges_new_york_health__racquet_club_hid_fees_fo.html#ixzz16DbVH5D9
... New York clubs operated by Equinox Fitness, New York Health & Racquet Club ... TSI) has resulted in an ongoing police investigation... ... in the economy, according to Equniox CEO Harvey ... clubindustry.com/forprofits/equinox
Director Amanda Sorvino - Actor Sorvino says FBI asked him about Cordaro and county-funded ...into the production of "The Trouble with Cali, " a movie Mr. Sorvino shot ... Mr. Sorvino's daughter, Amanda Sorvino, who wrote the ... you a party to a possible RICO investigation thetimes-tribune.com/news/actor-sorvino-says-fbi-asked-him-about-cordaro-and-county
Ms. Sorvino also was written up in newspapers when, after complaints about the conditions of horse stalls in her backyard she had a waste hauler remove 5 large truck loads of accumulated horse manure http://www.bing.com/search?q=Amanda+Sorvino+and+JBD+Waste+Hauling&form=HPDTDF&pc=HPDTDF&src=IE-SearchBox
Manes and tails received N.J.S.A. 52:2-4 Violation of illegal use of State seal on Newsletter warning.
Charity Navigator says that 7 out of 10 charities spend at least 75% of their budget on the charitable services they provide. Grouping all charities together the median charity's expenditures are as follows:
Charitable Services: 81%
Administration Expenses: 10.5%
Fundraising Expenses: 7.5%
Manes and tails budget comes to the following outragious precentage: of less than 3% for program services and 97% for administrative costs. This so called not for profit organization and listed directors should be investigated by government agencies, besides being a big disgrace to valid animal rescue organizations.
Program Services - $ 479
Administrative Costs $ 16, 000
Payments to Affiliates $ 0
Total Expenses $ 16, 749
Assets & Liabilities
Total Assets $ 2, 000
Total Liabilities $ 3, 000
Net Assets or Fund Balance at the end of the year $ 100
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 11/28/2010 05:13 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/manes-tails/internet/manes-tails-manes-and-tails-corporation-fake-horse-rescue-internet-666137. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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