Abby Stavitsky & Pepper

From: Silver Spring, MD
Program: Assistance Dog
Minimum Goal: $8,000 | Amount Raised:$545

Abby Stavitsky has over 20 years’ experience as a federal criminal prosecutor in the District of Columbia, primarily handling child abuse, domestic violence and sexual offenses. Her Assistance Dog, Pepper, helps victims, witnesses and first responders throughout the D.C. criminal justice system.


*NEADS clients pledge to raise a minimum of $8,000 for the organization, thus allowing us to fulfill our mission of placing Service Dogs with individuals who benefit from them the most.  Each donation ensures that NEADS will continue to change lives with our World Class Service Dogs.


On our donation form, pick the name of the client you want to sponsor under the Program Menu and check whether or not we can share your contact information with the client. Client fundraising totals are manually updated weekly (not automatically) which allows 100% of each donation to be allocated towards each client’s fundraising goal.