Concern For Animals Receives $5,000 Grant
Facebook1Tweet0Pin0Olympia – Concern for Animals has received a $5,000 grant award from the Washington Federation of Animal Care and Control Agencies, which will enable the completion of the spay/neuter procedures for 42 dogs and 138 cats for low-income, senior citizens, unemployed and military pet owners. CFA is pleased to be able to partner with the Federation to provide these vital surgeries and improve the quality of life for animals and their guardians in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties.The funds for this grant award are made possible by the sale of Washington State “We Love our Pets” license plates. In an effort to be proactive regarding the pet overpopulation problem, revenue from the sale of these license plates have been earmarked through an agreement with the State of Washington for actual spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats in Washington State. Since 2007, the Federation has awarded over $278,693 in license plate grant funds to qualifying animal welfare organizations throughout Washington State, enabling the completion of nearly 10, 243 spay/neuter surgeries.The mission of Concern for Animals is to promote the welfare of all animals by subsidizing spay/neuter procedures, medical care, and vaccinations. In addition, CFA offers a free pet food bank, rescue and adoption. If you need a cat or dog spay/neutered, please contact the Office Manager for more information at 360.456.8176, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Thursday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.