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Stray Animal Adoption Program: Build-A-Bear Youth Humane Education Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

Crates to transport pets to/from outreach events: $900
T-shirts to easily identify volunteer staff at outreach events: $1,690
ID tags to identify pets: $450

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How many pets did this grant help?

Hundreds of puppies and kitties became more socialized and hundreds of kiddies learned the importance of giving back to the community and importance of responsible pet ownership.

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

This grant helps the Stray Animal Adoption Program in many ways, such as: (1) Socializing animals for adoption; (2) providing children with a good foundation of the importance of responsible pet ownership, as well as demonstrating (and discussing) giving back to the community and community advocacy; and 3) allowing SAAP to contribute to the decrease of pet overpopulation by teaching hundreds of children the importance of spay/neuter. Pictured: Girls on the Run chose SAAP to be their community-service project. Our outreach coordinator went back several months later and picked up lots of donations from the girls.

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