The Founder’s Society


FOUR PAWS helps animals in need by revealing animal suffering, rescuing those in need, and protecting them for the rest of their lives.

The Founder’s Society ensures our reach is greater, making our impact more profound.

 Our 2021 Year in Review Video is HERE!

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The Founder's Society 

The Founder’s Society is comprised of compassionate, generous animal advocates who make leadership gifts of $1,000 or more annually.  

Our members are dedicated to implementing sustainable change, being part of our rescue missions, and changing the world for animals on a global level.   

Through the generosity of our Founder’s Society members, we’ve accomplished so much. Here are some highlights: 

  • Our first wild animal transport to the U.S.
  • Care for 139 bears and 135 big cats among our 12 sanctuaries worldwide
  • Care for, and transport of, the world’s loneliest elephant Kaavan
  • Shut down and converted dog and cat meat slaughterhouses into animal free and cruelty- free business models. We rescued hundreds of dogs and cats from the meat trade across Southeast Asia and transported over 60 dogs and 15 cats to the U.S. for adoption.

Jen Wessel

Manager of Philanthropic Giving

Jen has been with FOUR PAWS for five years and is based in Columbus, OH. She is your go to for exclusive mission updates, behind the scenes details of our rescue and campaign efforts, and more. Contact her for information on the Founder’s Society or to set up an in person or phone visit, call 857-704-7444 or email

Danika Oriol-Morway

Country Director

Danika has been with FOUR PAWS for two years and has taken our office to new heights, enabling us to have greater reach and a more profound impact (Claire if you have something sexier and better to say here I would be grateful.) At FOUR PAWS, she develops and deploys our strategic vision, team development, and oversees all our programmatic, outreach, fundraising, and financial operations. She can be contacted via email at

Keira Haley 

Head of Fundraising

Keira has been with the team for a year and a half and is based in Boston, MA. Keira provides strategic leadership for our philanthropy program to best support our rescue missions, sanctuary operations, and investigative work across the globe. If you are interested in leaving a bequest, making a Cryptocurrency gift, or would like to leave a gift from your charitable foundation, please contact Keira at


▪ Exclusive info: Receive behind-the-scenes updates of our rescue missions
▪ Impact: Our quarterly magazine (available in print and electronic copy)
▪ Exclusive photos of our animals with their heartwarming stories

▪ Direct Contact: Personal access to the FOUR PAWS team in the U.S. and abroad, including Manager of the Founder’s Society, Jen Wessel
▪ and much more!

THE Founder's society 



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