Volunteer Spotlight: Jackie Britt

Meet Jackie!

Volunteer, Foster, Adopter

Current Pets:
Our permanent residents are Lola, female pitbull mix and head honcho, and Fievel, male pitbull mix foster fail and sun worshipper. We are also fostering Nugget, a two-year-old male pitbull mix and snuggle monster, through FTTF.

How long have you been volunteering with FTTF?
3 years

Were you involved in animal rescue prior to volunteering with FTTF?

What made you decide to volunteer with FTTF?
Respect for the organization, its mission, and positive reputation within the rescue community. It was recommended by other long-time rescuers.

What are your primary FTTF volunteer roles? Do you have any favorite tasks?
I’m primarily foster & chief greeter at adoptions 🙂 My favorite is “raffle ticket rep” at Bingo: I make sure everyone KNOWS it’s in them to WIN!

What do you enjoy about volunteering with FTTF?
Surrounded by a team that is just as passionate about advocacy & pitbull rescue as I am. It’s a family.

What would you tell someone looking for a place to volunteer who is considering FTTF?
Your time, money, sweat equity will pay dividends in every part of your life!

Do you have any favorite volunteer stories or events you would like to share?
Visually seeing & feeling the community support of our mission at Candlelight Vigil is a visceral reminder you are part of something bigger, and that it makes a difference.

How has being an FTTF volunteer made an impact on your life?
My husband & I share in this experience…our friends, family, coworkers all know and support our involvement. Your involvement isn’t just you, it’s your entire tribe…that impact grows with every new volunteer.


Interested in becoming part of the Forlorn Family?
Visit our
Volunteer page for more information!

Three Easy Ways to Help FTTF

A common misconception is that Friends to the Forlorn receives government funding or has a bunch of wealthy donors. In reality, though we do run on donations, the vast majority of our supporters are normal, every day people like you who give what they can, when they can. We are able to do what we do because our extended Forlorn Family, which reaches into the 3000+ people, have donated even just a few dollars to our efforts. Below are just a few ways you can help us by donating a small amount or through activities or purchases you are making anyways.


Sign-up for $2 Tuesday
Commit to donate just $2 each week and help FTTF keep going! If all of our supporters sign-up for recurring donations, you could help us raise thousands every single week!
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Register for Kroger Community Rewards
Raise money for FTTF just by doing the grocery shopping you’re doing anyways! Choose FTTF as your organization and a portion of what you buy gets donated back to us!
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Visit our How You Can Help page to learn about additional simple ways to help FTTF grow!