Clear the Shelters Is Returning to Help Even More Adorable Adoptable Animals...
2021 | People
Clear the Shelters is returning for its seventh consecutive year and will run from Aug. 23 to Sept. 19 to help adoptable pets find homes and raise money for North American animal shelters. The COVID-19 pandemic gave pet adoptions and fostering a boost, but many adoptable animals across America are still looking for their forever families.
Pryor & Lee Come Together for a Livestream Concert Benefiting Animal Shelters...
2021 | People
"We sing it at our shows and use it to put focus on the shelters in the area in which we are playing in," the duo tells PEOPLE of their song "Good Ol' Dogs & God". Country duo Pryor & Lee pride themselves as being avid dog lovers, but the truth is that that they can vaguely remember their very first pets.
Rescue Flights Sends Dozens of Heartworm-Positive Dogs into Loving Homes and...
2021 | Yahoo Entertainment
The hearts of dozens of rescue dogs are on the mend. According to a release from Greater Good Charities, in honor of Heartworm Awareness Month, the organization partnered with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health — the maker of HEARTGARD Plus — and The Animal Rescue Site to help 1,000 asymptomatic heartworm-positive dogs as part of their Good Flights program.
North Dakota Rescue Dog Rebounds From Near-Death Experience
2021 | US News
LINCOLN, N.D. (AP) — In just half a year, Zeus has gone from being a starving, sick and wounded dog on the verge of dying in the wilderness to finding a forever home, regaining his health and beating out 1,111 other dogs to win a national contest that guarantees him a full belly for a year.
Girls’ Voices, a signature program of the national nonprofit Greater Good Charities announced the winners of the Girls’ Voices for Change Contest. The global changemaker contest with a theme to help people, pets and the planet asked students to share a video proposal for a change-making idea...
Chris Pratt donates $20,000 to Lowcountry Food Bank
2021 | MSN
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Lowcountry Food Bank is getting some help from a famous donor. Actor Chris Pratt is donating $20,000 to support the Lowcountry Food Bank in their fight against hunger in South Carolina.
Marvel and Pixar Star Chris Pratt Raises Money For Pandemic Victims
2020 | Inside the Magic
The ongoing pandemic has affected millions. The virus has affected hundreds of thousands of people — including those who have contracted the virus and have lost loved ones. The pandemic has also caused many to lose their jobs...
"We are looking at the largest animal transport flight in history." Hundreds of pets from Hawaii arrived in Seattle on a chartered flight organized by Greater Good Charities and other groups. The animals will then be taken in by shelters across the U.S. mainland.
Hundreds of shelter dogs, cats flown across the Pacific
2020 | AP News
HONOLULU (AP) — More than 600 dogs and cats flew across the Pacific Ocean from crowded Hawaii shelters to Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Montana, where there’s more space for them to await adoption — a charity operation that organizers said is the largest pet rescue flight.
Little Miss Flint wins Nature’s Voice Award, $1K for Flint Kids Fund
2020 | MLive
FLINT, MI – Mari Copeny, commonly known as Little Miss Flint, has received a Nature’s Voice Award, an awards program aiming to amplify the voice and impact of sustainability advocates around the world. As a result, the Flint Kids Fund was awarded $1,000.
Graduate's funny and touching virtual commencement speech...
2020 | Upworthy
April Judd, 19, from Quebec, Canada won first price in Greater Good's Girls' Voices at Home Class of 2020 Challenge with a virtual commencement speech on the theme "How the coronavirus affected my final semester."
In Good Company: 50 U.S. Businesses That Stood Out During the Pandemic
2020 | Newsweek
In the weeks and months since the COVID-19 outbreak began, hundreds of companies and entrepreneurs have stepped up to help. We chose a sampling of them: 50 companies (including one collaboration) that stand out for the size...