Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region: Build-A-Bear Youth Humane Education Grant Report
How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?
The Petfinder Foundation and Build-A-Bear Workshop grant supported the Humane Education program of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region during 2015.
How many pets did this grant help?
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region cared for a total of 23,324 animals in 2015 and obtained a Live Release Rate (LRR) of 82.1%.
Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.
The grant supported humane education initiatives, including Camp Whiskers and Wags. In 2015, a total of 380 school-aged children attended Camp Whiskers & Wags. Additionally, a total of 498 humane-education programs were conducted through local schools and youth-oriented organizations, reaching a total of 19,711 individuals with the core mission of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. Thank you, Petfinder Foundation and Build-A-Bear Workshop for your generous Humane Education grant. We are so appreciative of this support and recognition of our program and the impact is has on our mission.