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The Wild For Life Foundation today announced Mrs. Gene Autry as Spokesperson and Ambassador to its Mission to Save, Protect and Preserve America's Wild and Domestic Horses
Lake Mathews | March 18, 2015 - Wild For Life Foundation (WFLF) is thrilled to welcome Jackie, Mrs. Gene Autry as a Spokesperson and Ambassador to WFLF's community enrichment equine welfare programs where horses and people are partners in healing. Mrs. Gene Autry's voice speaks to the heart of America and gives strength to a more united effort in the protection of America's horses from unspeakable cruelty. "We at the Wild for Life Foundation and Saving America's Horses are honored and profoundly grateful to Jackie Autry for her kind and compassionate support of our mission and the work that we do," said Katia Louise, President of the Wild For Life Foundation and Director of Saving America's Horses..
Jackie, Mrs. Gene Autry is the former owner of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and widow of (the Great Legend) singer, actor and businessman Gene Autry. She is the Honorary President of Major League Baseball's American League, an honorary post she has held since 1999. Jackie Autry is the only woman to ever serve on the Major League Baseball Executive Council, on its Oversight Committee, and as a member of the MLB Board of Directors. She is President of Gene Autry Music Publishing Companies which houses four publishing companies; and President of the Autry Foundation. Jackie is Chairman Emeritus and Lifetime Director of the Autry National Center a facility she and her friend (Joanne Hale) built in 19866/88. It houses the Museum of the American West, Southwest Museum of the American Indian and the Institute for the Study of the American West. She is Vice Chairman of Aerospace Technologies Group/ATGGroup/ which makes shades for corporate and commercial jets in which she is the majority stock holder. Jackie served as past President of the American Red Cross, founded the Community Blood Bank on the campus of Eisenhower she continues to serve on the Board of Trustees at Eisenhower Medical Center. She is also a current member of the Board of Directors of the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center.
As a Spokesperson and Ambassador to the Wild For Life Foundation, Jackie Autry seeks to raise awareness and support for its Mission to aid in the protection and preservation of America's wild and domestic horses from cruelty and extinction..
The Wild for Life Foundation (WFLF) is an all volunteer 501 (c) 3 nonprofit charity organization dedicated to saving, protecting and preserving America's wild and domestic equines through rescue, sanctuary and education. The WFLF provides engaging programs built on healing and trust that connect people, animals and nature. From animal rescue, sanctuary and wild horse preserves, to therapeutic activities, the arts and sciences and a variety of equine learning programs, the opportunities are endless for individuals, students, organizations and philanthropic business programs to conduct community service projects, integrate culture, the arts with humane values that elevate conscience and inspire compassion. WFLF depends 100% upon the generosity of others to accomplish its mission. Donations to the Wild For Life Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law. Federal ID# 26-3052458