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Please Help Us Rescue 10 Pets in 2017!

A microproject by Pathways to Safety International Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
Please Help Us Rescue 10 Pets in 2017!

Summary

Every year we help hundreds of American domestic violence victims in foreign countries. Many of them have pets that also need rescuing. For victims without money, this may mean having to leave their pets behind when fleeing abuse. With this project we can assure 10 small pets can be rescued in 2017.

$3,050
total raised
37
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

American domestic violence victims fleeing home to the USA from foreign countries often return home with just what they can put in a backpack. While we can use our Federal funding stream to rescue human victims, we cannot use those funds to rescue pets. Without this project, victims may have no choice but to leave their pets behind in the violent home.

Solution

It costs an average of $300 to rescue a small pet for the veterinary certificates, vaccinations and airline approved pet carrier that can accompany a victim in the passenger cabin.

Long-Term Impact

We will provide services to 150 American victims with pets in approximately 50 countries while they are fleeing violence. Our goal is to have all of them reach safety with their pets and live their lives without violence in their homes.

Resources

http:/​/​www.866uswomen.org
AODVC website
Founder Memoir

Organization Information

Pathways to Safety International

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Paula Lucas
Founder
Portland, OR United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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