Sep 25, 2013:
Rescue groups and shelters located in Arizona, Florida, Tennessee, Indiana, Virgina, and Mexico received notification that they were Week 6 winners in the Shelter Challenge. There's still many grants left to be given!
Sep 12, 2013:
From mid-July through late August, Rescue Bank shipped more than 480,864 pounds of pet food (489 pallets) to rescue groups and shelters in Tennessee, Nevada, Georgia, California, Missouri, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, South Carolina, New York, and Texas.
Sep 5, 2013:
"Winning the grant showed our members that we have power even though we are from an extremely rural area, and that their efforts can pay off to provide for the safety of the animals at the shelter," said Sidney Woods, Animal Humane Association of Star Valley
Jul 11, 2013:
Baldwin Park Animal Care Center is the latest stop on the One Picture Saves A Life tour. They and ten other California rescue groups also received John Paul Pet products and other gifts from GreaterGood.org and sponsors.
Jun 27, 2013:
Sneakers, a nine-month-old puppy, was one of twenty-seven dogs who received a ride to a new life and a new name courtesy of Lakota Animal Care, RedRover and a generous grant from GreaterGood.org.
Jun 22, 2013:
Soi Dog Foundation gave fans of The Animal Rescue Site a chance to name a group of dogs rescued for the meat trade, and bound for forever homes. Voting commenced, and now eight of these sweet and fortunate pups have names of their own.
May 22, 2013:
The puppies at the Estill County Animal Shelter in Ravenna, KY, weren't too happy about getting their shots -- but the shelter staff was delighted to vaccinate them courtesy of a grant from A Shot At Life program.
Apr 9, 2013:
St. John the Baptist Parish Animal Shelter went for more than eleven days without air conditioning after Hurricane Issac. The high temperatures and humidity destroyed their supply of medications.
Apr 2, 2013:
GreaterGood.org executive director Elizabeth Baker announced today a new partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to enable the safe transport of rescued animals out of disaster areas.
Jun 25, 2012:
Since starting the Shelter+ Challenge in 2008, The Animal Rescue Site and GreaterGood.org have distributed more than $1 million in grants to small rescue groups and shelters in the Petfinder.com Network.
Oct 23, 2011:
Lisa Halstead, board president of GreaterGood.org, announced in October that grants totaling more than $2.9 million have gone to 109 charities and nonprofits operating in the United States so far in 2011.
Sep 26, 2011:
"The animals in Pakistan are such an important part of the culture and family’s well-being – so it only makes sense for us to step in and address the animal needs," said Dick Green, IFAW’s Emergency Relief Manager For Disasters.
Jul 12, 2011:
Every year, dozens of small animal shelters and rescue groups receive "Challenge" grants decided by visitors to The Animal Rescue Site. Groups can select how the money will be used for the care of animals.
Jun 18, 2011:
"Typically, when disasters happens, support immediately rushes in. A few weeks later, they leave. That is when we are coming in to continue the help and support." Ann King, Save Our Pets Food Bank.org
Jun 7, 2011:
The Vishaka Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (VSPCA) reports that recent rabies outbreaks in Andhra Pradesh (a state with 70 million people) is leading to attacks against street dogs.
Jun 3, 2011:
Petfinder.com Foundation's Rescue U trip to Kentucky wrapped up this week with tired volunteers and happy animals enjoying the improved facilities at the Rowan County Animal Shelter and Menifee County Animal Shelter.
Jun 3, 2011:
The Humane Society International now anticipates being in Japan through 2012 to help coordinate continuing programs of animal rescue as well as studying the long-term problems encountered in 2011.
May 23, 2011:
In May, the HSUS rescue team deployed to Mississippi, Missouri, and Alabama after the recent tornadoes and flooding to staff emergency shelters and give people a safe place to take their pets.
May 20, 2011:
In May, GreaterGood.org donated $10,000 to the International Fund for Animal Welfare to help with disaster relief work following the floods and tornadoes in the Southeast. Read the report from Dick Green, Emergency Response Manager, International Fund for Animal Welfare, about their work.
May 18, 2011:
GreaterGood.org announced today that $30,000 will go to three national animal rescue groups assisting local rescue groups in areas of the Southeast impacted by recent floods and tornadoes.
May 9, 2011:
One of the Humane Society International (HSI) disaster responders who went to Japan in the aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster sent a heartfelt thank you. Read it here.
May 3, 2011:
Approximately thirty students from three Kentucky colleges (Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University and University of Kentucky) and students from Pennsylvania's Delaware Valley College will take the next Rescue U trip to rebuild two shelters.
Mar 31, 2011:
IFAW's Manager of Disaster Relief Dick Green visits emergency shelters in Japan to discuss the needs of pets evacuated with their owners. Watch this powerful video to see how IFAW is working on the ground in Japan!
Jan 13, 2011:
In January, ARCH (the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti) announced that the Coalition had treated more than 50,000 animals in Haiti in the twelve months following the devastating earthquake there.
Dec 30, 2010:
"We are grateful to the Petfinder.com Foundation and The Animal Rescue Site for their faith in the Rescue U program and for providing the majority of the funding necessary for this ambitious outreach trip," said Denise Bash, the founder of Rescue U.
Nov 6, 2010:
To protect both the human and canine populations of the island, the International Fund for Animal Welfare has partnered with World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA).
Aug 18, 2010:
GreaterGood.org supports Petfinder.com Foundation's bordetella vaccination grants through the Gifts That Give More program. Since 2008, GreaterGood.org's funding has helped more than 110,000 dogs throughout the United States receive bordetella vaccinations.
Aug 11, 2010:
GreaterGood.org is working with the Petfinder.com Foundation to provide additional funding for Gulf animal shelters and rescue groups as well as groups willing to take in pets from the hard-hit region.
Jul 26, 2010:
The Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH) has exceeded its goals to treat and vaccinate the animals of Haiti. More than 25,000 dogs, cats, goats, cattle, horses and other animals have been helped in this international aid effort.
Mar 1, 2010:
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and GreaterGood.org joined together to aid animals affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti. The cooperation between the two organizations is the latest example of a partnership that has delivered relief to vulnerable animals all over the world.