Forgotten Angels Rescue & Education Center Inc.

Rating: 4.98 stars   59 reviews

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Location: 1822 Meister Hills Rd Deer Lodge TN 37726 USA

Mission: The mission of this organization is to work, through rescue and education to be of service and help abandoned, neglected and abused animals of all kinds; to assist different organizations, sanctuaries, groups and individuals in the rescue and placement of abused, neglected, abandoned or unwanted animals; to educate the general public as to the true nature and characteristics of the potbellied and other animals; to promote good health and welfare for the animals; to help to bridge the gap between the animal owner and the veterinarian; and to teach the importance of spay and neutering.
Target demographics: To help spay and neuter all pets and to help train veterinarians to the proper care of potbellied pigs.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 300 animals saved or spayed and neutered each yr.
Geographic areas served: National
Programs: Spay and Neuter program and also an Animal Transport Program for the East and NE coast and states.
2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have had a good deal of contact with Forgotten Angels Recue and Education Center (FAREC) through pig information and chat sites. I am keenly aware of the tireless work Lana Hollenback does rescuing, caring for, and re-homing animals in need. Lana is a dedicated member of these sites and works with them to find forever homes for the tragic numbers of rescued pigs who have been cruelly treated or abandoned. This work is crucially important at a time when pot belly and other domesticated or 'petterized' pigs are crowding animal shelters and rescue centres throughout the United States and Canada.
The work that Lana and other animal rescuers do is vitally important and without the support of concerned people and funders, their super-human efforts will be in vain. FAREC under Ms. Hollenback's direction has saved thousands of animal lives and continues its mission with love, dedication, and great skill.
Please support this crucially important and humanitarian organisation to continue rescuing, caring for and re-homing animals in need.
Thank you.
Leigh Currier

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

There has never been a organization that's loves to help more than this one. They are always there for any animal that needs help.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I have known Lana and others in this terrific group for 20 years. This nonprofit has, and will continue to do, a professional and personal service for a lot of potbelly pigs and other precious animals who have been thrown away through one means or another. They do it all with love in their hearts for each animal they work with. The group is dedicated to providing almost every service available to the animals that come in... from arranging spaying and neutering to transporting to other locations. Congratulations to everyone involved in Forgotten Angels Rescue, they are earning stars in their crowns for the excellent job they are doing.

 
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4 people found this review helpful

I'm very impressed with this groups devotion to helping pigs

 
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3 people found this review helpful

This rescue operates in a sustainable manner, giving every animal the space and care it needs...but what impresses me most is hte continued outreach and time spent saving animals elsewhere in the country by acting as a facilitiator for transport, spay, fostering, and finding "forever homes" for animals that would otherwise suffer terrible fates.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

forgotten Angels is one of the best rescue organizations out there. They are so caring towards the animals they rescue, and they give them a forever home. The staff and volunteers are knowledgeable and caring. I wish there could be a lot more shelters and rescues with this degree of excellence.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

I support what they do and stand for 100%. They are there for the animals to rescue pigs, dogs and what ever other animals needs help to find a new home.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

Absolutley wonderful people who's interest is 100% for the animals and helping animals in need. Weather it is finding a home for a chicken, dog, pig horse or any animal that is homeless or going to become homeless these people work to find them homes. I could not say enough nice things about this group.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

helping find a pig

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

fund them with all the money they needed so no animal would be left homeless

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

 
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2 people found this review helpful

FAREC tirelessly works to network and care for pigs in trouble. I am heartened they are doing this rescue work that would overwhelm mere mortals ! I have learned a lot!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

This rescue and it's workers are Angels amount us! They go over and beyond trying to save creatures that have been thrown away and abused. I have followed them for several years now and they are a Blessing!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

I've been an active member of the pot-bellied pig rescue community for several years and have fostered over a dozen pigs during that time. FAREC is an outstanding rescue organization -- one of the very best -- this is a very dedicated, trustworthy and simply amazing group!

 
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