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Where Your Money Goes

Every dollar donated to the California Historical Artillery Society goes towards things like horse care, equipment maintenance, transportation, and business expenses. Our horses get the largest portion of these donations for their food and care. CHAS, as a 501(c)(3), works completely off of donations and has NO paid staff. Our members are volunteers and work very hard at maintaining the equipment and taking care of the horses so to provide the public with a unique historical portrayal not seen very many places. It is challenging keeping a large herd of ex-racehorses! But the good news is, you can help out! So when Buster needs his hooves trimmed or Gwen needs her teeth floated, you can feel good knowing that you were able to contribute to their needs!

There are many ways you can contribute:

Use GoodSearch when you search online!

Go to, make a profile and choose California Historical Artillery Society for your cause. For every search, GoodSearch will make a donation to our non-profit! Tip: Make GoodSearch your default search engine and homepage!

Use Amazon Smile when you shop!

Go to, and choose California Historical Artillery Society for your charity. Then make sure you go to Amazon Smile each time you shop and Amazon will make a donation!

Use V-Dac to donate your vehicle!

Go to and choose California Historical Artillery Society for your donation. They have great phone support and your vehicle gets picked up never at a charge to you!

Sponsor a horse!

We have many horses to choose from with all kinds of horseanalities! They are anxiously awaiting your support! Go to the Meet the Horses page to learn how you can be a part of their care.

Donate your time to our annual fundraiser!

Possibly the most fun way to help support our non-profit is to help out at Civil War Days, Duncans Mills! You can help take tickets, sell t-shirts, work in the food booth and more. Just email to find out how you can help!

Become a supporting or reenacting member!

Your membership is tax-deductible and helps support all major operations. And you make friends in the process! Go to the Join page to learn more!

Donate supplies for the horses!

Our horses are always in need of food and supplies. You can help us help them by donating much-needed items! Go to the Meet the Horses page for more information!

Be a corporate sponsor!

Fill out the corporate sponsor form and email to Your corporation will have the honor of being listed on our website and our Civil War Days event program!

Whether your way of support is one or many, it is all very much appreciated AND tax deductible!
California Historical Artillery Society EIN#77-0480342

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