Our mission

The FYS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with a threefold mission that focuses on

helping to restore the souls of our

                  --Warrior Veterans living with invisible wounds, by pairing them with

                  --Dogs rescued from euthanasia. We also look to help our

                  --Communities learn to share with our Veteran Families in the

                      "reciprocal, social contract between warrior, citizen and nation."*

Reduce the rate of canine euthanasia

Improve coping skills of veterans within their new reality

Help manage the impact of PTS(D) which ripples throughout our communities

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Establish personal missions for both veterans and rescued dogs

Teach how to cultivate deep connections between people and domestic animals

Restructure the contemporary, cultural perception of war

Re-engaging the civilian population to respect veterans as elders and honored warriors

Accept responsibility for our civilian leadership's demands of our active-duty soldiers

Balance the growth of the free world with a more discretionary use of war

Inspire a prioritization of the defense of the homeland which, in turn, may significantly reduce our rate of PTS(D) among our warriors

* Tick, Edward. Warrior's Return: Restoring the Soul after War. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2014. 129. Print

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Finding You Sanctuary

Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

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