Animal funds

FFOCAS fund for animal shelters created at the Community Foundation | WDVM25 and DCW50

FREDERICK, MD (WDVM) – Friends of Frederick of Our County Animal Shelter, Inc. (FFOCAS) established the FFOCAS Animal Shelter Fund with the Frederick County Community Foundation. The Community Foundation manages over 750 charitable funds.

“The fund is the equivalent of a charity bucket. The contributions will therefore go into the fund, ”said Betsy Day, director of the Frederick County Community Foundation. “The fund is managed by the community foundation, and because the Frederick Friends of the Frederick County Animal Shelter need money to fund renovations or programs, they can then leverage it. “

FFOCAS plans to use the fund to finance renovations and additions to the Frederick County Animal Control Refuge on Rosemont Avenue. The organization provides unique services that benefit animals, staff, and the organization’s ability to serve county residents.

“We need an overall improvement of about $ 7 million to expand some of the office areas to improve the kennel areas and animal housing areas,” said Frederick County Animal Executive Director. Shelter. “So the funding obtained through the community foundation will mainly be used for the building infrastructure. “

To learn more about the Community Foundation, visit their website at FrederickCountyGives.org.