We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest of human traits: Empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior – Graydon Carter
FREE ALL CAPTIVE ELEPHANTS
We are the ONLY non-profit in the nation dedicated solely to rescuing elephants held in captivity in North America. FACE is dedicated to getting elephants to sanctuaries accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries. GFAS is the gold standard for sanctuaries.
NEVER ride an elephant
Yes, elephants are big and strong but their spines are not made for giving rides, furthermore, captive elephants are prone to foot problems which are painful. Riding them exacerbates these problems which can lead to infection and an early death.
Help FACE support TEAPSPA – With the passage of the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act, TEAPSPA, H.R. 2863, the United States Congress aims to amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling circuses…”Click on photo for full story“
This is Asha. We have fallen in love with her, and we know you will too! We have sucessfully raised funds to erect a billboard in a high traffic area in Virginia for one month. We need to keep the billboard up until this zoo is shut down! Decades of public…”Click on photo for full story“
Inspired by the documentary, Blackfish, which proved to be a game changer for orcas in captivity, 12‐time Emmy winning investigative reporter Mike Deeson, in conjunction with Free All Captive Elephants aka FACE, the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the country that focuses…”Click on photo for full story“
What YOU Can Do To Help
Free All Captive Elephants, Inc. (FACE) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) charitable organization. To further our mission of education, intervention and litigation, please DONATE. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.