My family adopted an American Eskimo dog from Grace in March, 2002. Beth DiCaprio was extremely gracious in placing her with us. Although she is now 16, and has slowed down quite a bit, Angel is still a beloved part of our family. Thank you Grace Foundation for all that you have done for animals, small and large. And thank you for the joy you have given to many families.
I heard that Grace had a shih-tzu available for adoption. While I was not planning to get another dog at this time, when I learned she was disabled I felt compelled to meet her. I fell in love with her and I really felt like I could provide her the home and love that she needed. I was pleased to learn that several people had asked to adopt her and they were turned down. Grace understood that she needed a home that could provide her with extra care and expertise. I used to be a vet tech, and I also have a disabled cat. I was pleased to see the questions on their adoption application. They understand that not everyone should be allowed to adopt a pet. She is now part of our family and brings us so much joy. Grace saved her from euthanasia. They understood that just because she was special needs didn't mean that there wasn't a place for her in this world.
The mission of the Grace Foundation is not only as an equine rescue, but also rehabilitation and therapy provider for youth. Additionally, the organization rescues another animals slated for euthanasia or slaughter, rehabilitates them, and places them in loving homes. The Director, Beth, will go to what some made consider "extreme" measures to save animals. In the past couple of years, other organizations have folded and their programs became part of the Grace Foundation. If anything, Grace is a constantly evolving, growing organization that never forgets its roots: horses and children and the relationship between them.
Anyone who goes out the 600-acre facility leaves a changed person. With more than 100 horses, and a team of passionate, mostly unpaid staff, any volunteer can tell it's love and hope that allows the organization to push through the rough times and thrive.
Review from Guidestar