Sashi’s Fund

Sashi’s Fund is a program founded by Anicira’s President and CEO Cate Lemmond that assists pets in Northern Virginia access veterinary care. The fund is named in memory of Sashi, a rescue dog who faced a life of severe neglect before being adopted.

Sashi’s Fund provides pet parents financial assistance with any medically necessary veterinary care. To qualify, clients are required to:

  • Live in Manassas, Manassas Park, or Prince William County
  • Have an income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level or qualify for other government assistance programs such as SNAP or Medicaid
  • Provide proof of residency and income/government assistance

 

2021 Statistics

461

Patients Helped

$65,984.21

in Free Care Provided

350

Families Assisted

 

Stories of Patients Helped

Fendiline Receives Medical Care

Fendiline was losing her hair but her mom couldn’t afford to get her the care she needed. Through Sashi’s Fund, she received medical treatment for her skin condition.
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Prada Brady Receives Emergency Surgery

Prada was experiencing a veterinary emergency. One animal hospital told Prada’s mom that the care she needed to survive would cost almost $4,000. Prada was able to receive surgery through Sashi’s Fund.

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Sashi’s Fund Helps Lulu Receive Surgery

Through Sashi’s Fund, we were able to cover the cost to repair Lulu’s umbilical hernia. Her mom, who was experiencing emotional and financial difficulties, was incredibly grateful for the help she and Lulu received.
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