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Contact: Nancy Willis, Maui Humane Society, (808) 877-3680 ext. 218, [email protected]
Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of Maui Humane Society
Grant of $450,000 will help to save more animal lives
Puunene, HI (June 3, 2019) – The Maui Humane Society announced it has been awarded a $450,000 lifesaving grant from the Petco Foundation to assist in their work to help homeless animals on Maui.
“We’re very grateful for the generous lifesaving grant from Petco Foundation,” said Jerleen Bryant, CEO of Maui Humane Society. “This grant will allow us to continue our work to help the homeless animals of Maui.”
For more information about Maui Humane Society, visit www.mauihumanesociety.org. For more on the Petco Foundation, visit www.petcofoundation.org and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #PetcoFamily.
About Maui Humane Society
Maui Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, serving the community for over 60 years and is Maui’s only open admission shelter. Our mission is to protect and save the lives of Maui’s animals, accepting all in need, educating the community and inspiring respect and compassion toward all animals. The Maui Humane Society takes in more than 6,200 animals annually, and serves many times that number through community outreach programs. Equally important, through the many programs and services offers, MHS provides support for Maui’s approximately 90,000 pet owners as well as Animal Management Services for the County of Maui.
About the Petco Foundation
At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $250 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet adoptions. So far, we’ve helped more than six million pets find their new loving families, and we’re just getting started. Visit petcofoundation.org to learn more about how you can get involved.