EXPERIENCE LUKE'S LEGACY FOUNDATION
Hope Is Where the Heart Is
Luke's Legacy Foundation supports rescue groups & families in need with spay/neuter, transport, foster, rescue and emergency medical needs of dogs and cats. Luke's Legacy Foundation wants to spread our message of hope and compassion. We believe that a single action can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world. Through advocacy and outreach activities, our team works tirelessly each day to contribute their part to the greater good.
LUKE'S LEGACY FOUNDATION AT A GLANCE
Who was Luke?
Melanie Scherer, the founder of Luke's Legacy Rescue, was raised around dogs and loves all animals. Together with her husband, she brought home a handsome yellow Labrador, Luke. After many happy years together, Melanie was stunned to find that Luke was full of cancer. Melanie's life was completely altered forever as Luke laid dying in Melanie's arms, his tail still wagging. Since then, Melanie has filled her home with rescue animals and has focused on doing everything she can through Luke's Legacy Foundation to enrich the lives of innocent dogs & cats. Through Luke, who brought Melanie to the realization of how important pawed members of the family are to a home, she hopes that others will find the same joy in giving.
“I will never purchase another dog as long as I live,” says Melanie. “Once you’ve experienced the love, tenderness and overwhelming feeling of gratitude from a rescued animal, you will continue to save over and over again. The animals truly rescue you.”
UNITING PEOPLE WITH PAWS
Making A Difference
SPAY/NEUTER, RESCUE, FOSTER & TRANSPORT
Luke's Legacy Foundation recognizes there are many facets to saving an animal from sitting in shelter, often only to be euthanized when a loving home is not avaliable. We are dedicated to stepping up, often partnering with fellow animal rescue groups to coordinate and fund necessary & life saving transport of animals to/from the vet or out of shelters to loving foster or rescue homes. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
SPAY/NEUTER & VACCINATIONS
Luke's Legacy Foundation actively works to prevent suffering & death of unwanted animals through funding spay and neuter. Vaccinations also prevent illness. When an animal is spayed/neutered and vaccinated, they have a better chance of being rescued and adopted.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE
Luke's Legacy Foundation is regularly called upon to provide financial resources in emergency situations to ensure that abandoned or unwanted animals across the country receive adequate medical care when an animal is in dire need. Whether the dog or cat was found on the side of the road after being hit by a car or saved from a horrible abuse situation, often we are their only hope at life. Luke's Legacy Foundation also supports families who lack the financial means to provide life-saving medical care for their pet so they do not have to euthanize their animal for financial reasons.
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”
– Anatole France
CONTACT LUKE'S LEGACY FOUNDATION
77 Front Street, Danville, CA 94526
Nonprofit 501(c)(3) #47-2206419
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