Ann's winter recovery

Ann Iadonisi has spent a lifetime of service to animals and people in need. Few people will ever equal such extraordinary compassion and selflessness.  This year she was the recipient of the Lifetime Humanitarian Award  presented by the 1967 class of Concord-Carlisle High School at this year's 50th class reunion.

This winter she must proceed with a series of difficult surgeries to repair a torn rotator cuff and broken  back which have left her severly hobbled and unable to clear the snow which accumulates around her home and drive. She struggles daily to provide the care for her remaining rescue animals and has lost her beloved Unmistaken Stars Farm Sanctuary to which she has devoted her life and love. The required surgeries will require considerable at home rest and immobility, as well as extensive physical therapy for which she will need transportation.

Please help us reach our fundraising goal to pay for snow removal and transportation for physical therapy and doctor appoinments. Donations in any amount will be greatly appreciated. 

The snow has already started and Ann is outside regularly doing what she can with one arm and a damaged back, trying to clear a path for her pets. Most of us live in other states and too far away to assist her! Please help us help her.

Ann wishes for nothing more than to heal and be able to return to her work of rescuing animals and the people these animals rescue in return.

Thank you!
Friends of Ann
  • Martha Ploetz Walker 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Laurie Smith-Frailey 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
  • M McQueeney 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
  • Gail Geisenhainer  
    • $30 
    • 44 mos
  • Christopher Leighton 
    • $50 
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Betsy Ussery 
Warrenton, VA
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