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Hearts of Gold

This page is to honor or remember a loved one, friend, pet, or anyone special in your life. What better way to show someone who is or has made an impact on your life than honoring them with a "Heart of Gold". All donations will go directly to the medical care of our Goldens in need.  To donate, click the Donate button below and provide details for your Heart of Gold by clicking "Add a Note".  If you would like a picture included with your heart, please email your picture in JPEG format to

💛 In Memory of Millo. He was a Grateful Golden Rescue out of Orangeburg.

Our prayers, Susan and John Harvin

   💛 In Memory of Stella Werneke,

beloved Golden girl of Mike & Barb Werneke.

Read her touching obituary here.

Brian Werneke


💛 In Memory of John Henry Whitmire

He loved life and was a friend to so many.

He will be sadly missed.

Pete & Elsie Mitchell

💛 In Memory of Pearce Settle 💙🐕

Sue Mevers

💛 In Memory of Sugar Mallard, a Golden girl who was as sweet as her name.💖🐕

Chris & Tom

💛 In Memory of Dot Murphy

Sally M. Levine

💛 In Memory of my husband Rich on his birthday and In Honor of Phinney, my Golden boy, on his upcoming birthday.

Janis Palmer

💛 Happy Birthday Deb. Wish we could be together for your Birthday. Hope you do something special for your day.

Love and miss you, Dad and Mom

💛 In Memory of my father, Jarold Lister

Rebecca Zozaya

💛 In Memory of Tucker 💙🐕🐾

Julia Hughes 

💛 Jason, Jeanne, Ellie & Killian,

In Memory of your wonderful Tyson T.

We all loved him and will carry him

in our hearts forever.💙🐕🐾

Love, Mom & Dad

💛 In Memory of Rusty, beloved pup of Leigh and Chris Handal, adopted from Grateful Goldens over 15 years ago. He was also a beloved pal of me and my dog, Pooh, who passed away 7 years ago and was waiting for him across the Rainbow Bridge.

Julie Nocida

💛 In Honor of my Aunt Karen who we lost to cancer last weekend. She shared the same birthday as my angel Buddy who we rescued from GGRLC in 2014. I know he was there to greet her at the gates of Heaven. 😇

Rebekah Santaw

💛  In Memory of Dylan

Cathy Jones & Kathryn Chittum

💛 In Memory of Mamie H. S. Leach,

mother of Sandra Vickary

Kathryn Stebbins

💛 In honor of my Dad,

Jarold Lister's birthday.

Rebecca Zozaya

💛 In Memory of Gigi Devitt

Thank you for all you do!

Savannah Kennel Club

💛 In Memory of my sister,

Karen Dumas Natale on her

birthday, March 8th

Chris Dumas

💛 In Memory of our sweet

Grateful Golden Rescue Sugar. She

brought so much joy to so many.

"Love Given, Love Returned"💖🐕🐾

Joyce & Lowell Mallard

💛 In Memory of Sugar. She was so sweet and gentle and so loved by her family. Lowell and Joyce Mallard gave her 4 wonderful years and she is forever in their hearts.

Pete & Elsie Mitchell

💛 In Memory of Gus 💙🐕🐾

Caroline Hiban

💛 In Honor of Virginia Pearson

Sarah B. Rabinowitz

💛 In Memory of Randy Sellars

Angela Hunnicutt

💛 In Memory of Tucker 💙🐕🐾

Andrea Jones

💛 In Memory of Peggy Reed

Dale Williams

💛  In Memory of Murphy, my sweet, beautiful golden boy who made my life so much better. I will always love you.


Jeanne Colletta

💛 In Honor of Barley

Andrew & Lisa Davis

💛 In Memory of my sister Mary Wilkat

Deborah Csepke

💛 In Memory of Patricia Pennington

Sandy & Deborah Lofton

💛 In Memory of Barnes &

In Honor of Biscuit

Tom Leath & Cathy Christman

💛 In Memory of Tucker and Sophie

and in Honor of GGR volunteers

Deborah, Fred, George & Virginia who facilitated our adoptions.

Melanie Gouzoules

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Help Grateful Goldens Rescue continue its mission --

Celebrating 20 Years of
Giving homeless Goldens a second
chance at a loving life in the coastal
areas of South Carolina.
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