National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Maui Humane Society To Save and Improve the Lives of Pets on Maui
Maui Humane Society is set to receive a $200,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love during a special celebration at Petco at 50 Ho’okele Street in Kahului on July 28, 2022, at 11 a.m. in support of their lifesaving work for animals on Maui. “Petco Love has always been a strong supporter of our organization and animals. We are honored to receive this award as we continue to expand and develop new programs designed to save more lives,” said Steve MacKinnon, CEO of Maui Humane Society.
On May 17, Katie Shannon, Director of Marketing & Communications, had the pleasure of interviewing with Trance and Mackie from DaJam 98.3 about Wags to Riches! Maui Humane Society is hosting their second annual Wags to Riches event on May 28, 2022. Once again, shelter animals will be sent from the doghouse to the penthouse! The top 7 fundraisers will earn a VIP night with a shelter dog at several of Hawaii’s top-rated luxury beachfront resorts.
Katie Shannon, Director of Marketing & Communications sat with Susie Thieman, Maui Non Profit Directors radio show to discuss a variety of topics including Empty the Shelters, Fostering, Wags to Riches, Spay & Neuter appointments, what to do if you lose a pet or find a stray, and events happening in May
Shelter animals will be sent from the doghouse to the penthouse on May 28 during the second annual Wags to Riches event to raise funds for the Maui Humane Society. The top six fundraisers will earn a VIP night with a shelter dog at several of Hawaiʻi’s top-rated luxury beachfront resorts.
Maui Humane Society is hosting their second annual Wags to Riches event on May 28, 2022. Once again, shelter animals will be sent from the doghouse to the penthouse! The top six fundraisers will earn a VIP night with a shelter dog at several of Hawaii’s top-rated luxury beachfront resorts.
As the only open admission shelter on the island, Maui Humane Society is dedicated to protecting and saving the lives of all animals in need, educating the community, and inspiring respect and compassion towards all animals. It’s a heartfelt mission that those who operate and support this 501(c)3 non-profit organization are passionate about.
The public is invited to the Maui Humane Society’s Annual Kitten Shower, Saturday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is an in-person event, with a chance to meet kittens, watch live demos, and play games.
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Maui Humane Society is participating in an opportunity for cryptocurrency holders to double their donation to help Maui’s homeless animals. The shelter accepts gifts of crypto and bitcoin and is participating in a $10 Million cryptocurrency matching campaign, made possible by their involvement with #CaringWithCrypto, a fundraising initiative run by The Giving Block and Shift4.
The No. 1 reason dogs and cats are surrendered to the Maui Humane Society is a lack of pet-friendly housing. “With so many off-island home buyers, not only are people getting kicked out of where they currently are renting, but now it is so unaffordable to actually own a home,” said Jenny Miller of the Maui Humane Society. “We’re in dire need of affordable housing that’s pet-friendly.”
America’s beloved Puppy Bowl is back for its 18th year, and its contestants are ready to rumble. This Hawaiian “star” was born at the Maui Humane Society last year after her mother, who was badly wounded, was brought to the shelter just days prior. When Hoku was born, the American Staffordshire terrier and Catahoula Leopard Dog mix was timid but sweet after she grew more comfortable, and she was eventually put into a foster home.
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Hoku means “star” in Hawaiian. One of a litter of seven, Hoku is the first dog from Hawaii to appear in the Puppy Bowl. She now lives in the Norwalk home of Patrick and Maureen Shannon. The couple’s daughter, who is the marketing manager for Maui Humane Society, fostered the dog from eight weeks until October and talked her parents into adopting Hoku. It wasn’t difficult to persuade them.