The purpose of Richard's Fund is simple: To honor the memory of Richard Stitt, his love for dogs (especially his beloved border collies), and the rescue work he did through his life.  We do this by providing medical funding for border collies in need, in order to save their life or significantly improve their lives. 

Richard's beloved Gus is a Mo-Kan alum who was born with a heart condition.  Gus received life-saving medical care after donations were gathered from Mo-Kan supporters to pay for heart surgery.  The surgery was performed at MU Veterinary Health Center, and Gus is now healthy, happy, and loved like crazy.

To honor Richard's memory, the fund now exists to help produce the same wonderful outcome for other dogs in need.  The fund receives support from Richard's estate and from donations from Mo-Kan supporters: Every dollar that is donated to Richard's Fund is matched, dollar for dollar, by Richard's estate, up to $10,000 annually. 

 A candidate for fund support is:

 - A dog needing rescue but expected to have medical costs that may be beyond what the rescue could otherwise provide for.
- A dog already in rescue that develops a medical issue with anticipated exorbitant medical costs.

Please consider helping us to help more dogs in need, so they can live their lives happy, healthy, and loved.  Richard thanks you, and so do we.

If you would like to donate to Richard's Fund, please use this Paypal donate button or if you wish to send a check please email for instructions.