Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter (FFCAS) is a private, 501 (c)(3) organization, independent of the Fairfax County Government. Well over 90% of the FFCAS funding directly supports homeless animals at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter! CYA is a community chock full of kind, generous pet lovers and it is our pleasure to support this terrific organization! Please take a few minutes to read about all of the great things these folks do for the Fairfax County Animal Shelter - www.FFCAS.org
Each year, more than 5,000 domestic animals make their way to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. Some are strays, and other surrendered by their owners or confiscated by the county due to neglect or mistreatment.
With so many animals coming through its doors and a limited budget, the shelter has to make tough decisions about how it can provide for each animal. In some cases, this means that otherwise adoptable animals might not have a second chance if expensive medical treatments or special needs costs exceed the county budget.
This is where the Friends steps in. We raise awareness — and money — to help improve the quality of life for hundreds of loving local shelter pets.
In partnership with generous donors like you, Friends is able to:
With your help, we can continue to do wonderful things for these loving animals.
By supporting Friends, you help us in our mission to:
In addition to providing support to individual shelter animals in need, we hope to: