Where Do Your Donation Dollars Go?
to your generous support, last year was a busy year for WestieMed!
During 2012 WestieMed helped 18 rescued West Highland White Terriers by providing $18,803.65 in financial
assistance for their medical care.
Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to all of the regional clubs, groups, companies and
individual supporters who gave so generously toward the health and welfare of
those Westies that WestieMed was able to fund.
The WestieMed Board of Directors takes pride in its ability to carefully
protect the generous donations of our supporters.
Last year, 88% of our total expenses was spent on our program services to
provide funding for cases of rescued Westies in need of medical care. This
percentage amount well exceeds the standard for charitable accountability.
We are also proud of our ability to
review and approve cases as quickly as possible so that the Westies waiting for
our help can receive the treatment they need quickly and without unnecessary
delay. And we strive to cover as much of the eligible cost of the treatment as
More and more Westies with immediate and
serious health needs are coming into rescue around the country and, in the
current economic downturn, this situation is only growing worse.
WestieMed cannot fulfill its mission without the continuing support from the
We hope you will
consider making a donation to
WestieMed so we are able to continue to assist all Westies, even the less
fortunate ones, regain their health and find their forever homes. We welcome all
contributions from one-time
donations to ongoing monthly subscriptions and company matching gifts. We
greatly need the support of our Westie friends around the country now more than
Read the stories of the 18 Westies we helped in 2012:
|Due to the high cost of veterinary care and the limited budgets of
most rescuers, not all rescued Westies are given an opportunity for
restored health and a better life. Rescuers are often placed in the
difficult position of making decisions based solely on available
WestieMed strives to offer financial assistance to rescuers
nationwide allowing them to foster, rehabilitate and nurture as many
Westies in rescue situations as possible.
WestieMed is not affiliated with, nor endorsed by, any other organization or
breed club. It is only through donations made directly to WestieMed that we are
able to fulfill our mission of helping rescued Westies in need of medical