WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, July 8, 2020 — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, today announced that McKamey Animal Center (MAC) received a grant from American Humane’s Feed the Hungry fund. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, MAC works to eliminate animal overpopulation, cruelty and neglect.
“On behalf of all of our kitties and our staff, we want to thank you American Humane for your funding,” said Stormy Farr, Feline Supervisor at McKamey Animal Center.
MAC is a 30,000 square foot, open door shelter. In 2019, it served more than 7,000 animals; caring for those facing cruelty and neglect in addition to some of the most ill and injured. As a community partner, MAC offers adoption services, trap neuter return for community cats, wildlife rehab, hurricane relief to impacted areas, emergency boarding for pets of victims of domestic violence, and humane educational services. The organization also works to stop animal cruelties such as animal fighting, puppy mills, pet hoarding and neglect for all domestic pets. MAC cares for thousands of animals each year and offers assistance for low income pet owners, spay/neuter assistance and other lifesaving programs. MAC was selected as a recipient of the Feed the Hungry grant so that the shelter can continue to serve its community during these trying times.
To help shelters continue to save lives during this unprecedented crisis, consider donating today. Learn more at www.americanhumane.org/feedthehungry.
About American Humane
American Humane is the country’s first national humane organization. Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and well-being of animals, and our leadership programs are first to serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and people. For more information or to support our work, please visit www.americanhumane.org.