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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animals

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.

Community Stories

15 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

warthog

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've known Lana and her good work long before Forgotten Angels was born, and all the way she has put needy animals (not just pigs) at the front of her priorities. This is a great organization...one that knows how to accomplish what needs to be done. Thank you, FAREC, for being who and what you are. You are greatly appreciated.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

FAREC continues to be a lifeline for animals in need. I've had interaction with them for many years now, and in that time they've never failed to be of immense assistance. Kudos to FAREC.

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1 norahs mom

Donor

Rating: 5

This organization never pressures people into donating. Whatever one can give is very much appreciated. They give updates on current rescues and keep people informed.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Forgotten Angels Rescue & Education Center, Inc. is very quick about getting urgent rescue notices out to those interested in helping animals. They are great at disbursing donations to the people/organizations who assist in helping animals in need. This center doesn't just disburse donations and leaves; it sees that the animals are truly helped by observing and reporting an animal rescue from beginning to end.

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Joyce56

Donor

Rating: 5

A wonderful organization that helps so many animals. Lana is a tireless worker that will not quit until the job is done.

Colleen23

Donor

Rating: 5

Forgotten angels is amazing! They have helped save so many piggies an other animals! Amazing networking and fundraising!!!! Bravo!

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Donor

Rating: 5

Amazing organization! Helps so many animals particularly piggies! They help to transport, spay and neuter, rescue and help place piggies in forever homes! Love Forgotten Angels!

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Donor

Rating: 5

Farec is such a wonderful organization. The work they do for animals in need and the educational resources they provide is impressive.

They are truly a blessing.

1 Alix Diane H.

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been a donor for FAREC for many years because of the great help FAREC and Lana have been to the "pig community." There are so few resources for pigs and Lana and FAREC have their finger on the pulses of every resource there is. If there is a lack of a needed resource, FAREC creates the resource. Farec has organized fund raiseing for medical care of injured pigs and for neutering of animals before they go to their forever homes. Relays of volunteers to transport animals across the country to a forever home have been organized. I always see whee my donations are going--to help and support finding each homeless pig a forever home.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I have chosen to donate to Forgotten Angels Rescue & Education center because I see the results of my donation on a daily basis. FAREC works tirelessly to rescue and then place animals who are falling through the cracks in our throw-away society. Not only do they rescue, but they find both foster and permanent homes for a variety of animals especially "exotic" animals that can be hard to place, such as pot-bellied pigs. They don't stop until they are successful. They also arrange neutering, emergency medical care and transport to new "forever" homes. If this was all that they did, it would be more than enough, but the education component of this organization goes out above and beyond by working hard to educate the general public in the effort to decrease the number of animals who are abandoned or even mistreated. I cannot say enough about how much this dedicated organization is doing and they will always get my extra dollar.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I have known of the work of the founders of FAREC since 1997 when I got my first potbellied pig (who is now 18 years old), and joined the Internet community for companion pigs. I've been a donor to FAREC for many years now. They are highly responsible in their work rescuing potbellied pigs and other animals, and they deserve recognition and support for their tireless and successful efforts. I am in awe of the network they have helped create and fundraising they do to help animals get rescued from sometimes ghastly circumstances, get spay/neutered, and find/transported to new homes. I am truly in awe of their work.

2 MrsMichelle H.

Donor

Rating: 5

Forgotten Angels Rescue & Education Center Inc. is a wonderful organization dedicated to the respectful and fair treatment of animals. I know them in a pig-related way, and am a frequent donor. Money well spent! They are kind and fair and absolutely devoted to animals. As another reviewer stated, they most definitely ARE Angels. Without their efforts, many helpless animals would be worse off.
Kudos!
Michelle

3 Stella Dora v.

Donor

Rating: 5

It is well know that every dime given to FARAC goes to helping animals in need, that is why I feel 100 percent secure in knowing where my money is going.

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Donor

Rating: 5

With the economy as it is nowadays I wanted to be sure that my donation would be well spent. I am impressed with Lana's organization because of their dedication to eduation as well as rehoming and rescuing animals. Any time I have sent in donations I always receipt a receipt promptly and she is always quick to post updates so everyone knows what is going on with animals needing homes, fundraisers, sanctuaries needed help, etc. Always a pleasure to deal with her.

Cindy (Ohio)