As Good As Gold Membership Application

Membership is granted to individuals who are at least eighteen years of age, have completed a membership application and paid dues, and who wish to provide or support golden retriever rescue services. Members will receive a quarterly newsletter, invitations to events, access to the member portion of the organization's website and/or membership list, and discounts on pet-related and other vendor services and merchandise.

Membership Overview

What are we looking for in As Good as Gold members? Simply a desire to help abandoned, mistreated, or unwanted Golden Retrievers.

Membership dues are used to defray the substantial expense to support our rescued dogs and support the work of our much-valued volunteers including providing effective communications about educational matters, member events, fundraising activities, public awareness, sponsorships, partnerships, and alliances. You don't need to live in Illinois to become a member - we welcome memberships from anyone with a desire to help!


Membership Information

New Applicant Renewal With Changes Renewal Without Changes

Membership Name(s)


Contact Information (You must provide at least one contact number)

Preferred Phone Contact Home Work Cell

Areas of Interest

If you choose to volunteer, please indicate your areas of interest/skills (check all that apply)

Administrative Animal Related Assist with Adoptions Computer Skills
Dog Sitting Foster Home Fundraising/Public Events Grant Applications
Adoptive Applicant Visits Intake/Canine Assessment Marketing/PR
Member Recruitment Other Photography Sewing Transport
Website Design/Maintenance

Legal Agreement

By electronically submitting this application, the member has agreed to volunteer his/her services or facilities to As Good as Gold - Golden Retriever Rescue. The member(s) acknowledge(s) and understand(s) that the dogs in As Good as Gold's program may be untrained or require medical care and that As Good as Gold makes no representations whatsoever regarding the dog's termperament, health (including the presence or absence of diseases transmittable to humans or other animals), age, ability, attitude or trainability.

The member, with the intention of binding himself/herself, the member's spouse or significant other, and any heirs, legal representatives and assigns, hereby releases As Good as Gold, its officers, directors, employees, participants, volunteers and affiliates (As Good as Gold Participants) from any and all claims, actions, liabilities, damages, and costs of any kind ("claims and costs") that Member ever had, or now has, or may have, known or unknown, or that anyone claiming through or under member or co-member may have, or claim to have against As Good as Gold - Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois, its officers, directors, employees, participants, members, volunteers, and affiliates arising out of any work or activity connected with As Good as Gold or a dog owned by an As Good as Gold member. If anyone in the member's household, or any business or social visitor to the household makes a claim, the member will indemnify, defend, and hold As Good as Gold and As Good as Gold Participants harmless from such claims and costs. In addition, member(s) acknowledge(s) that membership information (member names, addresses, phone numbers, and/or e-mail addresses) is to be used only to further the objectives of the organization and not for personal purposes.

Please note we are unable to process your membership if no payment is made after clicking on the Submit Form button.
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