INTRODUCING Taskforce Members!

Defenders For Children 180 Turn Around Task - Force
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TASK-FORCE Members Goals: 

  • Place Electronic Detection K9s In Areas High In Child Abuse, Trafficking, And Child Pornography

  • K9's Help Identify & Save Children

  • Locate Evidence That Prosecutes The Offenders

  • Support Law Enforcement

  • K9's Offer Therapy The Children & Officers

  • Create A Safer Community, State & Nation

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We will continue building the Operation 180 Turn Around Taskforce List until ALL K9s needed in place.  The list will keep growing and members can keep moving up to different levels.

Operation 180 Turn Around Task-Force Members

Add YOUR Name on the list below of Individuals, Groups, Churches, and Companies that are ready to make a difference! 


Make A Direct Impact By Naming A Electronic Detection K9 after someone you care about, group, company, church, school or any fun name that you like. (Name must be approved by Defenders For Children and Law Enforcement Agency)


With your help and support, we will have the ability to donate Electronic Detection K9s, to Law Enforcement Agencies dealing with high levels of child abuse, trafficking, and pornography.  

Elite Member $10,000 or More

* Donation of $23,000 or more you can leave a legacy and Name A K9. One-time donation or build your way by fundraising or cash donation over a period of time. 

Clemson's - Dabo's All In Team Foundation -

Named A K9 - SPILLER named after pro football player CJ Spiller

Grand Chapter Of South Carolina Order of the Eastern Star -

Naming A K9 in 2022



International Plastics - Rising Up! 


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Capricorn Foundation - Rising Up!

Professional Member $5,000

Hall's Management Group 
Capricorn Foundation 
Thermal Resource Sales - Greenville
Community Journal -
Greenville Journal, Talk Magazine, Greenville Business Journal
Edie Jo Gift Fund                Dedicated to Edith Joanne 
UP2US Furniture

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Advance Member - $2,500

PigTail & Crew Cuts  (Greenville) - Caroline Dover

Jacqueline Grenier-Osborne -  J. Osborne Designs

Sarah & Mark Lynch Jeff Lynch Appliances 

Stella's Southern Brasserie - Julia Scholz

Doctor Laura & Craig Leduc

Swamp Rabbit Moving Company

Tito's Homemade Vodka

Integrity Animal Hospital

Primary Members $1,000

Southern First Bank - Greenville Branch

Nature Select Dog Food - Carolinas

Shelly & Patrick Haddon

Go Store It - Roper Mountain Road

Reckless Heart Tattoos - Greenville

STI  Service Transport Incorporated- Greer

Elizabeth Fant 

William Extein - Manhatton Home Inspections

Juan & Shirley  Sepulveda - Accountants 4U

Bar Louie's - Greenville Location

Paul Dorsch

Greenville County Republican Women's Club

Bill Caldwell

Dianne & Jim Hardy - Nothing Bundt Cakes

The Smokin Pig - BBQ Restaurants

Carolina One - Charleston, SC

Doctor - Request Anonymous

Sonya & Brent Oglesby Rigsby

Kenna & Michael Day - UP 2 US Furniture Store  

Donation Dedicated: The Rebecca Tree  - In Memory of Rebecca Cooley Peden 

Dog Obedience Club Of Greenville - Jinny Jervey

Tylie Barwick 

Sherry Thomas - H & H Real Estate

Verisk Analytics - Craig Leduc

Every Dollar Matters...

Listed below are those who have started making donations.  They made a donation or fundraised to work their way up to the TASKForce List.  They care and want to do what they can to help support the Electronic Detection K9 by Offering their services, cash donations, or continue creating unique ideas to raise funds for Defenders For Children.  Many will keep adding to move up to become part of the main task force.   99% of all donations go directly into the Defenders For Children program.

Rising Member $500 Donation

Melissa Lay

Presort Plus Inc.

Integrity Veterinarians - Simpsonville

Dog Obedience Club Of Greenville

Lee Ann Manos & Robert Julian

Mallory Charette & Heather  Frechette - "On The Roxx" 

Coaches For Character 

Cathy & Steve Nail

David Hawkins

Judy Johnson

Kathy Kreger

Tina & Chris Grant

Randall Sisam & Jennette Mousseau


Introduction Member $250 Donation

The Daigle, Pleakis, and Caris families 

Susan Askew

Susan Aiken

Elizabeth Fant
Smokin Pig
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