FRANKIE AND ANDYS PLACE INC

Helping Hands Healing Paws

Mission

The mission of Frankie and Andy’s Place is multi-dimensional. We are a senior dog sanctuary providing a loving, comfortable, forever home for 22 senior and hospice care dogs that have been cast aside in their final months or years by their families. We are also a ‘healing and helping’ center, dedicated to the power of the human-animal bond, where humans in need of help, companionship or solace come and spend time with these calm, loving dogs in our delightful woodland log cabins. Every week our trained therapy dog handlers also take the healing out into the community, visiting special needs classrooms, assisted living, memory care and daycare facilities for the handicapped.

Ruling year info

2015

Program Co-Ordinator

Penny Miller

Main address

653 Gainesville Hwy

Winder, GA 30680 USA

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EIN

47-5260905

NTEE code info

Other Services (D60)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Senior dogs are being discarded and left at shelters, often very old and informed, which makes them unwanted. Through our resources, we rescue selected dogs, provide the medical and emotional care that they need, and in turn, the dogs become therapy and community outreach dogs. With the help of our volunteers, the dogs visit the senior centers and adult care centers among other organizations and give back to the community with unconditional love and emotional support that they themselves receive. Dogs and humans helping each other is a wonderful thing.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Senior Center Visits

Collaboration between Frankie and Andy's Place, Gateway Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care, and Four Seasons Assisted Living. Rescue dogs visit Senior Centers and provide companionship and love to their new human friends

Population(s) Served
Seniors
People with disabilities

Providing a non-judgemental brand of emotional support and companionship to people in our communities

Population(s) Served
Adults

Adults of all ages requiring attention give their carers respite by visiting the Center. Frankie and Andy's Place dogs interact with adults and provide friendship and loving without judgement

Population(s) Served
Seniors
Adults

Frankie and Andy’s Place is home to a small number of gentle, loving senior dogs who have been cast aside by their humans and yet who still have many valuable gifts to share…These gifts of sympathy, time, reassurance, and unconditional love are then shared with troubled humans in an atmosphere of calm and acceptance to help them mend.
Frankie and Andy’s Place…a healing collaboration between man and his best friend.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Partnering with Winder-Barrow High School and Oakwood Elementary School, therapy dogs and handlers visit weekly with kids of varying ages and abilities.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of site visits by dog-and-handler teams.

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Seniors

Related Program

Adult Day Center Visits

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of dogs in hospice care

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Senior Dog Rescue

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of community initiatives in which the organization participates

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Senior Center Visits

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Senior dogs and trained therapy handlers visit 8 different centers or schools weekly.

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To save dogs and help people in the community. To give those saved dogs a purpose in a loving environment and have them work with humans providing unconditional companionship and in doing so improving their lives too.

We partner with local common interest groups who we listen to their specific needs and not rely upon our own perceived understanding of what there needs may be.

We have a dedicated Board who have a history in animal rescue who are driven by their sharing of our aims and objectives without seeking any benefits from financial gain or personal agenda. Our Volunteers, who are fully committed to our vision, without whom there would not be a Frankie and Andy's Place, never cease to amaze us with their kindness and generosity and selfless contributions of in-kind and financial support.

Our first cabin is full so the short term objective has been accomplished however, our long term dream / vision is to establish a village of cabins and by doing so enabling us to save many more dogs on "death row". A second cabin was completed mid year 2018 that has allowed space for up to an additional 20 dogs to be saved and in turn, help others.

Financials

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Operations

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FRANKIE AND ANDYS PLACE INC

Board of directors
as of 1/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Krystle Andrews

Krystle Andrews

Surgical Information Systems / Desperate Dogs

Homer Bryson

Executive Director of the Peace Officers Annuity Fund (POAB) Director Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (Retired)

Peter Miller

Global Events Group

Penny Andrews

Knight & Drews / Desperate Dogs

Deborah Zumbado

Prospira Paincare Inc

Fiona Sandler

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 09/24/2020

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