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Paws for Hope announces Fire Relief Fund for pet owners
Posted August 21, 2023
Vancouver, BC – The Paws for Hope Animal Foundation (Paws for Hope) is announcing the creation of a $10,000 Fire Relief Fund for pet owners who have been affected by the BC fires. The fund will assist pet owners with the costs of food, supplies, boarding, and veterinary care during this crisis.
“This has been such a devastating time for so many BC residents and we want to do our part to help ensure families are able to provide for their pets,” says Kathy Powelson, Paws for Hope Executive Director.
Paws for Hope is also encouraging businesses and individuals who would like to offer their support to donate to the fund on our website at: www.pawsforhope.org.
“You can help us to ensure this fund is available beyond the immediate crisis so families receive ongoing support while they get back on their feet.”
Families in need of assistance for their pets can contact, Emily Aono at [email protected] or 778-991-7729. Those wanting to donate to the Fire Relief Fund can contact Kathy Powelson, Paws for Hope Executive Director at [email protected] or 604-396-9297 or online at can visit the Paws for Hope website.
About Paws for Hope Animal Foundation
Paws for Hope Animal Foundation is a provincial animal welfare charity whose mission is to keep pets and people together, ensure BC pets survive and thrive, and support positive change in the BC animal welfare sector.
For more information and to arrange interviews, please contact:
Kathy Powelson, Paws for Hope Executive Director
[email protected] or 604-396-9297
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