About New Hope Rescue
New Hope Rescue, Inc. (NHR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue organization. We are located in Alabama. NHR does not have a physical shelter. We are a volunteer driven organization which functions off business and individual donations. We also hold fund raising events such as raffles, yard sales, and bingo nights. All funds are used solely for the care of the animals.
Our goal is to provide temporary housing and veterinary care for homeless pets through a foster-based program for the purpose of finding permanent, suitable and loving new homes.
NHR’s work with animals through our community is based on our core values: Compassion, Dedication and Awareness.
NHR offers Petlink microchips with every adoption.
If your pet ever gets lost, you can feel safe knowing that this microchip will help bring your pet home safe. Find out more information about Petlink by using the links to the right.
Adoption fees range between $200 and $300.
All fees include all shots, spay/neuter and microchip.
Building the NHR Barn
We have almost completed the barn. The only thing left to do is get the plumber to install the sewer pipes to the septic tank and connect the water lines. The cabinets are being made as we speak. We are using a local guy that gave us a great price. He is custom building all cabinets to meet our needs. We are looking for another painter to finish the paint job. We are almost done with the tile in the kennel room. We have purchased all the plumbing fixtures (toilet, hot water heater, all sink fixtures, shower fixtures). All the inside barn doors are being custom built and donated. They are being built now. If everything can come together soon, we can be finished with this project within the next month.
This has been a super long journey with LOTS of bumps along the way. But I'm determined to make our dream come true.
I just need to vent for a second:
I hate a damn crook. I hate someone that steals money and walks away like they did nothing wrong. I hate how someone can screw you over and not face any consequences. I hate that someone stole my dream and stomped on it like it meant nothing.
As of yesterday, we took out the last of our loan money to pay our current contractor. Which means we can’t finish the barn. If the first contractor, the sorry SOB, had not stolen $20,000 of my money, we would have been done with it by now. But now we have an unfinished barn and there’s not much we can do about it. We have a wonderful new contractor that we can’t pay to do his job. He has been amazing so far.
I’m pissed, I’m hurt, I’m done...........
We need about $20,000 to finish the project. I have sent letters all over town asking for donations for cabinets, paint, vinyl plank, tile, toilet, faucets, hot water heater, stove, microwave, fencing for the kennels yard, etc.
If we can get things donated, it will help.
We are looking for people at this point that would like to donate their time to help us finish. Please let me know If you can lay flooring, have connections to businesses that need tax write offs in exchange for products. We need a professional painter that could paint for free or atleast at cost if we can get all the paint donated.
Everyone knows that I’m not the type that likes to beg for donations. I like to earn it. I’ll work for a trade. Need any photography done, let’s exchange services.!!!
**2/18/20 Update: We have the outside walls up with board and batten siding. The AC unit has been installed. This week the plumber and electrician should finish and get the inspections done. The kennel room floor drain has been dug up more so we can fix the drain.
We are looking for a company to DONATE tile for the kennel room. We want to paint the outside next week. We are looking for a company to DONATE paint.
I know a lot of people have been wondering what’s been going on with our barn. We haven’t said to much due to us trying to figure out where we stand legally. Back in August we hired Camilla Custom Homes owned by Clint Robinson and Caitlin Conci to construct the barn as our General Contractor. Things were going fairly smoothly until Clint requested their 2nd draw, which we provided to them in early October. Then on October 8, they left the job and have never been back, essentially leaving us trying to figure out what to do. We tried to contact him several times but never received a response. We have also discovered that the fb pages of Camilla Custom Homes and Clint Robinson have been deleted. They took a substantial amount of money and did no work for it. This has left us in a financial bind. We have been trying to find someone who will come in and finish the job and find the resources to replenish the large amount of money they took from us. Not only did they just take our money, but they kinda turned our dream into a nightmare. We have been planning this build for 2 years and to have someone come in and ruin it, HURTS!!
Fast forward to now, we have since learned that Clint has never paid several of the bills out of the first draw which led us to seek help from the Alabama Homebuilders Licensor Board and legal advice from our attorney. We have documented everything to the best of our ability.
Now we will do our best to move forward per advice from both the State of Alabama and our attorney. It may be a slow go as we are having to find the funds to replace the substantial amount of money that they have taken from us. But we are determined to not let them ruin our dream of creating this kennel space for New Hope Rescue, Inc. Not only did he take from us but he took this away from the dogs as well.
If anyone has any current or future dealings with Clint Robinson or Caitlin Conci of Camilla Custom Homes, BEWARE.!!!!! They came to us with a couple of good references, but have since learned that we aren’t the only ones with huge issues with their work.
Above is the current condition of the barn. He didn’t even leave us in the dry.
**1/14/20 Update: We have since learned that Clint Robinson has created a new company as a self employed trim carpenter under Horizon Trim Company, LLC out of Opelika.