Focus On Cumberland County Animal Shelter
  • Focus on Cumberland County
    Animal SHELTER

    A 501(c)3 public charity

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    Tickets are on sale now to our biggest and best fundraiser of the year. Last year we raised $19,000 at this event. This year will be bigger and better! There will be 100+ silent auction items and premium live auction items. 

    The evening will include delicious food, a limited bar and live entertainment from Joe West, singer/songwriter from Nashville.  Tickets are only $25.00 and all proceeds will go to support the Cumberland County Animal Shelter and to help the homeless and abandoned pets in our community. 

    Where to find tickets

    Tickets can be purchased here on our website or at Upper Cumberland Cancer Care (707 South Main St.), Happy Hound Realty in Fairfield Glade or Best Friends Veterinary Hospital.  




    Great News, friends! On Jan 25th, FOCCAS had a small brief ceremony, celebrating the ground breaking of the Intake & Holding Buidling, aka FOCCAS Building. Several of the members of the FOCCAS Board and other members, along with our contractor, Mr Tom Griffith were there on that cold January morning. We had a new bright shiny shovel and we took some pictures to include along with a story for the Crossville Chronicle.

    Mr Mark Potts came later that day to begin the finer excavation work, digging footers and the trenches for all the drains. L'Hoist, a international materials management firm, with a plant in Crab Orchard, has donated 6 dump truck loads of 3/4" gravel and Mr Potts went to get a couple of loads for the driveway. There are a couple of pics included of the ground-breaking and the early progress.

    Mr Griffith has been pouring over the plans and working with the City of Crossville Codes Enforcement Division to ensure that we build the safest, structurally sound and cost-effective facility that we can build. 

    Mr Griffith, Mr Fields and I have worked out a mutually acceptable Escrow Agreement with a standard draw schedule and a inspection arrangement that satisfies all parties. Mr Glen Rosenfeldt has agreed to be involved in this process. He is a non-FOCCAS member and has been involved in construction projects a large part of his career; he has a wide breadth of experience. I will be included in this process as well and report to the group on a regular basis.

    Marfk Hendrixson, MD




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    About Us

    Our vision

    Building a safe, healthy and humane facility for the Cumberland County Animal Shelter is our most urgent task.  As the world continues to evolve in its understanding of and compassion for the suffering of animals, FOCCAS plans to lead the way in seeing that evolution come to pass in our comm

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    Does our vision represent your values?  Let us know! We believe everyone who is passionate about our work has a role to play...a special talent or gift they can lend to help make our vision of a kind, compassionate, responsible culture in our community a reality.

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    Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

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    Focus On Cumberland County Animal Shelter

    PO Box 3245 Crossville, TN 38557