FredLynn.net Charity Work
FredLynn.net and Fred Lynn have spent the past several years supporting charities such as Child Haven, Susan G. Komen For the Cure, Cystic Fibrosis and now is fully supporting his personal charity, the FACE Foundation. FACE Foundation for animals and their families… What Is The FACE Foundation? Established in 2006, the FACE Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public charity, whose mission is to enhance and preserve the quality of life of animals by providing access to necessary medical care and education. Based on established criteria, FACE provides financial grants to animal owners who are unable to partially or fully cover the cost of their pet’s emergency or critical care. As many people today experience increasing economic challenges, their pets are suffering too. The number of people who cannot afford critical medical care for their sick or injured pet is growing at an alarming rate. In what is being labeled as ‘economic euthanasia,’ these beloved companions are being euthanized because their owners cannot afford the often unexpected cost of treatment needed to save their lives. The FACE Foundation was created to address this tragedy. What started out as a beautiful vision to stop the surrender and euthanasia of beloved family pets, has become a supportive center where families in crisis can get a helping hand to save their pets’ lives. The FACE Foundation is the first of its kind in San Diego County. While there are wonderful charitable groups focused on finding homes for pets without families, there are no other organizations that are singularly dedicated to saving the lives of pets that are already in loving homes, but whose families cannot pay for all or part of the emergency or critical care they need to survive. FACE relies solely on donations to continue its mission of providing access to life saving veterinary care and to enhance and preserve the quality of life for these loving pets. Please check out our Success Stories page to look at some of the animals FACE has been able to assist.
FACE Foundation Success Stories
Oreo got out of the house, ran into the street and got hit by a car. His injuries were too severe to be handled by his owner’s regular veterinarian and he was referred to a specialist. When poor Oreo’s wounds became infected, he once again needed care, this time resulting in the amputation of his front left leg. FACE stepped in to make Oreo’s surgery possible. He has since returned home and has learned how to run, jump and play like any other kitty! For more success stories, click here. [/person] [person name=”Honey” picture=”http://www.fredlynn.net/images/face_4.jpg” title=” ” ]When Honey, a 3-year-old female Labrador Retriever, could no longer walk, she was brought to Veterinary Specialty Hospital for diagnosis. Vets discovered that she had injured both her wrists. The injuries were extensive and required surgery which Honey’s owner could not afford. After receiving financial assistance from FACE, the surgery was performed. Honey recovered quickly and is now back at home, running and playing like her old happy fun-loving self. For more success stories, click here.