ABOUT THE FACE FOUNDATION

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ABOUT THE FACE FOUNDATION
 KVH participated in the 2015 Doggie Dash-­‐ a 5 k fundraiser walk, to help raise funds for the FACE Foundation-­‐ a great local group. It was a really hot day, but lots of fun, and raised over $10K for FACE. ABOUT THE FACE FOUNDATION
Established in 2006, The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) is a notfor-profit 501(c)(3) public charity, whose mission is to enhance and preserve the
quality of life of animals by providing access to necessary medical care and
education.
Based on established criteria, FACE provides financial grants for San Diego pet
parents who are unable to afford the cost of their animal's emergency or
critical veterinary care.
As many people today experience increasing economic challenges, their pets are
suffering too. The number of people who cannot afford critical medical care for their
sick or injured pet is growing at an alarming rate. In what is being labeled as
"economic euthanasia," these beloved companions are being euthanized because
their owners cannot afford the often unexpected cost of treatment needed to save
their lives. The FACE Foundation was created to address this tragedy, and is the
first foundation of its kind in San Diego County. What started out as a beautiful
vision to stop the surrender and euthanasia of beloved family pets has become a
supportive center where families in crisis can get a helping hand to save their pets'
lives.

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