Friends of                                                    
Lincoln County Animals

To support and advance the health and well-being of domesticated animals                    in Lincoln County, Oregon
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Thanks to our community’s support for the Pick of the Litter thrift store, the Calendar of Fabulous Lincoln County Pets, and other FOLCAS fundraising projects; thanks to contributions to FOLCAS from local businesses including the Rogue Foundation, For ArtSake Gallery, and Fred Meyer; and thanks to your direct donations, FOLCAS was able to help the animals of Lincoln County in all these ways during 2015:

Direct County Shelter Support: $61,728.93
  • Pre-adoption spay/neuters of shelter animals: $40,585.70 (a 37% increase over 2014) – 398 animals fixed
  • Spay/neuter of the pets of Shelter pet food bank clients: $13,891.03 (a 19% increase over 2014) – 132 animals fixed
  • Shelter animal microchips: $5,792.40 (675 microchips)
  • Cat kennel enrichment devices (stretcher/scratchers & dens): $259.80
  • Donations to the LCAS Animal Medical Trust Fund: $1,200.00
County Companion Animal Support: $36,591.81
  • Max Fund for vet care assistance: $28,091.81 (a 28% increase over 2014) – 184 animals helped
  • Spay/neuter grant to Central Coast Humane Society (new): $7,500.00 – 162 animals fixed
  • Contribution to For the Love of a Cat: $1,000.00
Total 2015 Program Services Expenditures: $98,320.74
(a 21.5% increase over 2014)

"For ArtSake" Supports FOLCAS

Artist Alita Pearl (third from left), president of the For ArtSake co-op gallery at 258 NW Coast St in Nye Beach, presents a check for $1,200 to FOLCAS, representing proceeds from their "Off the Leash" animal-themed art show and sale in August.

Also pictured (l to r): For ArtSake artist & treasurer Anya Chavez; Linda LeBaron (Pick of the Litter book department); Gary and Carol Allen (founders of FOLCAS's Max Fund), with Ticey Stout; Cynthia Jacobi (For ArtSake artist, organizer of the "Off the Leash" show); Emily DeHuff, FOLCAS president; and (bottom row) For ArtSake artists
Frances Van Wert, Frank Stout, and Colleen Caubin.

Our warmest thanks to the artists of For ArtSake for their wonderful work and great generosity.


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Stop in and meet our store manager, Charlie Nelson.  Charlie is shown with his shelter rescue dog, Reggie.


Volunteers at POTL Thrift Store continue to provide outstanding service and great bargains.  Thanks!

Join us in 2016!

Help raise money for the animals by volunteering at POTL!


News, Events, and Links 

Rogue Supports FOLCAS

Against the backdrop of "Big Al's" custom Roguemobile, Al Jorgensen, president of Rogue Nation (left), and John Maier, Rogue brewmaster (right), present a check for $2,000, which is a share of the proceeds of the Rogue's May 2015 Brewer's Memorial Ale Festival, to FOLCAS president Emily DeHuff (center) and volunteers Nan (with Poochie) and Bill (with Hunter) Hilsinger. The world's premier festival of dogs and beer, Brewer's Fest celebrates John Maier's late companion and Rogue mascot, the black lab Brewer, and raises thousands of dollars each year for Lincoln County's animal welfare groups in his memory.

2016 FOLCAS Calendar of Fabulous Lincoln County Pets

NOW Just $5 at Pick of the Litter or FREE with any purchase of $25 or more

This week at
Pick of the Litter

SUNDAY Mother's Day Special: All women's clothing, accessories & jewelry discounted 20%!

Pick of the Litter Annex 
at 730 NE 3rd Street


Colorful fashions!
Floral artwork & decor! 

And shop our overgrown SHOE GARDEN:
25 cents a pair!

May 14 10-2


The ANNEX will have Sales every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month

Support the MAX Fund

for Veterinary Care Assistance

(go to the Donate page to donate, and MAX Fund page to read about pets that have been helped)

For details on how you can help local families care for their pets with a contribution to FOLCAS, please visit our Max Fund page or call us at 541-961-5852.

FOLCAS's "Pick of the Litter" has Branched Out!
In addition to our Pick of the Litter Thrift Store in Newport, we also have a booth on the lower level at the Antique Mall in Newport (Hwy 101 & Rt. 20 in the Bank of America plaza), and now we’re on eBay!  (<---Just click it)  Here’s a direct link to our section there: 

We have hundreds of books, movies, and CDs listed on (<---just click it) too!  

And, we hope you’ll visit often and find some must-have or just-for-fun treasures.

Pet Food Collection
- There is a bin at the Thrift Store, so bring it in!  The food collected goes to the Pet Food Bank (pets of low income families) and Paws-On-Wheels (for home-bound pet owners; in conjuction with Meals-On-Wheels).
Location - 633 NE 3rd St., Newport - at the Fairgrounds. You can also drop off pet food in donation bins located at Ray's Market in Waldport.

Find a furry friend waiting for you at the Lincoln County Animal Shelter 
For information about the Lincoln County Animal Shelter (including the availability of adoptable animals), visit

GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!


Many of the pictures on this website were taken by FOLCAS/POTL volunteer Pahl Scharping

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