This little guy has a condition I've never heard of, called Salivary Mucocele. Read the story; please make a contribution if you can. While the amount they are collecting seems high, I can tell you that surgical vet care is expensive, and I trust this group completely for what it's worth.
From their website:
NAR is 100% funded by your donations. Without you, we could not help all the animals we do. We are the last ray of hope for the animals we rescue. We take in those that society has forgotten. All of your donations go to this cause. We are volunteers and do not take any funds for our service. Our reward is seen in the eyes of the animals we help. Please, help us help them, by donating. All donations are tax deductible.
Noah’s Arks Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit.