Blog Entries - 2017

Charity Navigator

The League Earns Coveted Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

Posted on: December 8, 2017

The League for Animal Welfare's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the fifth consecutive

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Pet Jam

Inaugural Pet Jam Rocked!

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Fall really rolled out the red carpet for folks and their four-legged friends at the first annual Pet Jam 2017 on September 30, presented by Bounty and Charmin. Sunny skies and mild temps set the stage at the scenic Grailville campus in Miami Township as the

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(L-R) Daniel Clifton and Chelsea Bower, Gainesville Pet Rescue, and League transport team, Bruce Walters, Carrie Leary, Leah Marks and Mike Callihan

League Saves Hurricane Irma Pets

Posted on: September 15, 2017

In September, Volunteer Manager Carrie Leary and a team of volunteers from the League answered a call to help Gainesville animals effected by Hurricane Irma.  The timing has perfect, as the team went south far enough ahead of the storm to miss the

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image of ice cream

Cool Treats in the Heat

Posted on: July 16, 2017
Tags: Events, ice cream social

League staff and volunteers were blessed to reconnect with those special people who opened their hearts and homes to an animal in need.  We welcomed our adopters back for an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social on July 15.  Guests were treated to

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Elsa Sule Foundation logo

Grant Helps Special-Needs Homeless Animals

Posted on: June 12, 2017
Tags: grants

The Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation has generously awarded a $5,000 grant to support the League's None Left Behind Program. These funds will help remove barriers to adopting a special needs animal - one with a chronic medical condition requiring ongoing

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Petco Foundation

Petco Foundation Grant Invests In Lifesaving Work

Posted on: June 9, 2017

The League for Animal Welfare has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its Spay/Neuter Voucher Program.  This funding will make spay/neuter surgery more affordable for pet owners.  Began over three decades ago, this

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League Again Earns Four-Star Charity Rating!

Posted on: February 7, 2017
Tags: Charity Navigator

For the fourth straight year, the League for Animal Welfare has been awarded the highest rating by Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest evaluator of non-profit organizations. The ranking is based on such key factors as sound fiscal management,

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