Shakespeare Animal Fund

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”                                                                                                                                                      - Gandhi 

Thank you for your consideration in donating to Shakespeare Animal Fund, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit whose sole purpose is to save lives by paying emergency veterinary bills for elderly, disbaled, returning veterans and others whose dogs and cats are suffering and dying and they haven't the funds to help.              

There are thousands of local people who live alone, below the poverty line, and whose main "family" is their pet. They will do without medicine, food and other necessities to try to help their pet, and that's where Shakespeare Animal Fund steps in.

Founded in January 2004 under the direction of the Community Foundation, this organization has raised more than $500,000 to help local animals, but the need continuously grows; they get an average of 500 calls and emails each month begging for help. Injuries and illnessed include everything from animals who have porcupine quills in thei bodies, are hit by cares, attacked by wild animals, burned in house fires, shot, puppies with Parvovirus, animals with cancer, blockages and many other painful and life-threatening issues.

Your grant of up to $10,000 focuses on increasing the amount of each donatino we give. At this point we can only offer $75, which gets an injured or dying animal into the vet but often there are only limited options available to the animal, which often means euthanasia.

Whether it is a returning veteran whose dog means the world to him, a woman recovering from cancer whose cat has seen her through her illness, or a disabled man whose dog is the main reason he wakes up in the morning—they all need help, and Shakespeare Animal Fund is there to provide it. Your grant will help us not only keep on helping, but increase the amount we can offer, which will increase the lives we save! And for every animal we save, we enrich the life of its owner as well.

Thank you for your consideration.


"How you behave toward cats here below determines your status in Heaven." ~Robert A. Heinlein

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The Shakespeare Animal Fund is a
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