The Farley Foundation, Inc. - West End Pet Shelter

Pinehurst, NC, September 16, 2014: The Farley Foundation, Inc., a North Carolina non-profit corporation established in January 2014 for animal welfare purposes (“The Foundation”) has received favorable determination from the Internal Revenue Service, as of September 5, 2014, declaring The Foundation exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Donors may now make tax deductible contributions and bequests to the Foundation. Betsy and John Ficarro, The Foundation’s principals who named it in memory of their first shelter dog, Sir Farley of Pinehurst, rescued minutes before being euthanized, Betsy Ficarro, President and Chief Operating Officer, said: “Our mission will be to reduce unnecessary euthanasia of otherwise unwanted, adoptable animals in Moore County and elsewhere in North Carolina. We will operate in association with owners Debbie Adoree and Jim Dickenson of Seven Lakes Kennels in nearby Seven Lakes, who have agreed to provide boarding space at their facility to help us fulfill our mission.” John Ficarro, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “Our primary objective will be to provide temporary, transitional accommodations for animals identified for rescue but we will undertake other rescue opportunities and promote local animal welfare issues when the need arises. We also intend to work with and support other local rescue organizations.” Mr. and Mrs. Ficarro have supported a number of local and national animal welfare organizations for several years through their substantial volunteer work and financial contributions. John Ficarro, a retired corporate attorney from New York has routinely provided pro bono legal services and other support while Betsy Ficarro has given time and resources working with these groups to provide animal care and promote adoptions. A retired senior flight attendant, she most recently was the Volunteer Coordinator at the Animal Center of Moore County, North Carolina. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with The Foundation or wish to make a charitable donation of kennel supplies or money, please contact Mr. Ficarro at 910.315.3052, email: [email protected] or simply send your donation to: The Farley Foundation, PO Box 606, West End, NC 27376

  • Shelter Address
  • PO Box 606
    West End, NC 27376
  • Phone
  • (910) 315-9569
  • Contact Name
  • Betsy Ficarro
  • Website
  • Pet types
  • Dogs/Cats
  • Location served
  • The Sandhills of North Carolina: Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Whispering Pines, West End, Seven Lakes, Vass, Robbins and surrounding areas outside Moore County.

Adoption Process

Adoption fees will vary according to the individual or rescue who board the animal(s) at The Farley Foundation. Please contact the rescue or owner listed under each profile for more information. All dogs are required to be neutered/spayed, vetted and UTD on vaccinations: Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella, Deworming, Heartworm and Tick Borne Disease tested and monthly Flea/Tick and Heartworm prevention.

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