The Arrow Fund is a Kentuckiana based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides medical treatment to animals who have been victims of extreme torture, abuse, or neglect. After securing care for these animals our focus extends to holding the abuser responsible for his or her actions. We strive to educate the public regarding the ongoing problem of animal cruelty and advocate strengthening our local, state, and national animal welfare laws.
We are a volunteer based organization led by a long-time animal rights volunteer, Rebecca Eaves, and overseen by an active Board of Directors. Neither Rebecca nor members of our Board are paid for their services. (See list of officers and board members below.)
When The Arrow Fund is contacted, and the case fits our criteria, we take legal possession of the animal and transport him or her to an appropriate medical facility to secure treatment. Following medical treatment, the animal recovers with a medical foster, where he or she is also given the chance to acclimate to living indoors, and be assessed/retrained in preparation for a permanent home. It usually takes an extended period of time for the animal to recover physically and emotionally, but we will do what it takes to get him or her there and find the right home. Once the animal is receiving treatment, The Arrow Fund works with the proper authorities to pursue prosecution of the abusers. We also work with the news media and legislators to keep our community informed.
President – Rebecca Eaves
Secretary – Karen Mitchell
Director – Megan Engle Rosen
Dear Arrow Fund,
All my life I have loved animals ever since I was really little and still today. I must thank all of the people working in the Arrow Fund for being such wonderful role models. I hope to be just like you! Helping animals is what I want to do. I must thank you one more time for helping my sweet dog Ellie! She should not have been hurt for being such a sweet dog. Ellie is like the sister I never had! I thank you one more time because you help animals nonstop. That is why I am giving you this big donation!
– Emma (age 9)