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Paws for Hope Animal Foundation Announces Flood Relief Fund
Posted November 22, 2021
Vancouver, BC — The Paws for Hope Animal Foundation (Paws for Hope) is announcing the creation of a $10,000 Flood Relief Fund for pet owners who have been affected by the BC floods of November 2021. The fund has been set up to 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 help or offer their support to donate to the fund. “You can help us to ensure this fund is available beyond the immediate crisis so we can provide ongoing support while families get back on their feet.”
Families in need of assistance can contact Paws for Hope’s Human Support Coordinator, Emily Aono at [email protected] or 778-991-7729. Those wanting to donate to the Flood Relief Fund can contact Kathy Powelson, Paws for Hope Executive Director at [email protected] or 604-396-9297.
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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