Working with Maddie’s Fund® and a national army of local rescue groups and shelters and people who share this passion, we at Best Friends Animal Society® know we can make America a no-kill nation by 2025.
Kanab, Utah (PRWEB)
July 14, 2017
Two national animal welfare powerhouse organizations agree efforts to save the lives of shelter dogs and cats is reaching a watershed moment.
Maddie’s Fund®, a family foundation established by Dave and Cheryl Duffield to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals, provided Best Friends Animal Society®, the only national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters, with a $1.15M grant in support of Best Friends’ audacious goal to take the entire nation no-kill by 2025.
Gregory Castle, Chief Executive Officer, Best Friends Animal Society said: “Maddie’s Fund has been a pivotal, strategic partner to Best Friends for years. We are forever grateful for such a dedicated and pioneering partner in this work. The key to achieving the goal to end the killing is to organize animal welfare advocates around effective practices that have been proven to achieve no-kill at the community level. Thanks to Maddie, this leadership grant will help us to target key strategies to help get us all to our shared goal of saving America’s pets.”
The grant from Maddie’s Fund will support Best Friends’ work in pursuit of taking America no-kill by 2025 in several ways including the key components of: building coalitions through regional animal welfare summits across the U.S.; mentoring grants to five cities within the Best Friends No More Homeless Pets® Network to launch trap-neuter-return and spay-neuter-return programs; leveraging technology and innovation to develop ideas, applications and…