Giving tuesday campaigns that amplify your holiday giving
2021 | Mashable
Giving Tuesday — the “global generosity movement” that encourages people to engage in some post-Black Friday charitable giving — has arrived, and Mashable's rounded up some of this year’s biggest giveback campaigns.
Pet Age introduces pet industry's 2021 power 50 list
2021 | Pet Age
The pet care industry has seen an enormous amount of change over the years. However, one thing that remains constant is the fact that being a leader is never easy. And it’s an undertaking made even more difficult when one takes into account the upheaval caused by a pandemic. That’s where the professionals listed in these pages come in.
Shelters Nationwide take in animals rescued form Hurricane Ida...
2021 | Today
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, many pets are suffering along with people, and now shelters nationwide are scrambling to help evacuate animals in need from Louisiana and Mississippi. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY from Dania Beach, Florida.
Charity, volunteers giving cat rooms at Tempe shelter purr-fect makeover...
2021 | CBS Phoenix
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A Tempe animal shelter is getting a makeover as part of National Happy Cat Month. Greater Good Charities and Lost Our Home Pet Rescue have teamed up for the project. The goal is to help make the shelter’s cats more adoptable while improving the quality of life for them and their caregivers.
Hundreds of Rescue Animals Evacuated from Louisiana, Mississippi amid ida...
2021 | U.S. Newsweek
Thousands of people were forced to evacuate in preparation for Hurricane Ida, which initially made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 storm. Animal shelters also made plans to save furry friends from the storm's path of destruction by sending them to other shelters around the country.
Shelter animals rescued from path of hurricane ida transported to south florida
2021 | NBC 6
Dozens of shelter animals from Gulf Coast states impacted by Hurricane Ida were brought to South Florida this weekend to keep them safe. Approximately 40 shelter dogs and cats arrived late Saturday night at the Humane Society of Broward County after being transported from locations in the area where the storm made landfall Sunday.
Plane filled with 60 stray cats and dogs is flown from Louisiana to California
2021 | California News Times
A plane full of 60 stray cats and dogs was flown from Louisiana to California to ensure that poor animals escaped the wrath of Hurricane Aida. The 60 pets landed in El Cahon, about 17 miles east of downtown San Diego, in a volunteer flight coordinated by the Seattle-based non-profit Greater Good Charities.
Animals from Louisiana arrive in Houston ahead of Hurricane Ida
2021 | Newschant
HOUSTON — More than 150 animals arrived in Houston from Louisiana early Saturday morning because the state prepares for Hurricane Ida. Houston SPCA posted to Facebook, saying 150 canines and cats, in addition to 4 rabbits, arrived on the shelter from quite a few Louisiana animal shelters.
Clear the Shelters saves 167 shelter pets with rescue flight to kick off 2021...
2021 | People
Clear the Shelters is readyto help thousands of pets find homes once again. The annual adoption campaign presented by NBCUniversal is back for its seventh consecutive year. For 2021, Clear the Shelters is partnering with more than 1,000 animal rescues to promote pet adoptions from Aug. 23 through Sept. 19 on NBC and Telemundo-owned and affiliated stations. The campaign is also working with Greater Good Charities and The Animal Rescue Site to host a fundraiser for shelters nationwide.
NBCUNIVERSAL LOCAL, GREATER GOOD CHARITIES, THE ANIMAL RESCUE SITE & HILL’S PET...
2021 | NBC Universal
NEW YORK – (Aug. 19, 2021) – NBCUniversal Local, Greater Good Charities, The Animal Rescue Siteand Hill's Pet Nutrition are partnering on a special life-saving pet airlift for more than 150 at-risk dogs and cats from New Orleans to Morristown, N.J., and New Bedford, Mass., on Aug. 23 to coincide with the launch of Clear The Shelters, NBCUniversal Local’sannual pet adoption and donation campaign.
NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Clear the Shelters 'Adopt & Donate Campaign Returns Aug. 23
2021 | Forbes
NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 will present its popular Clear The Shelters™ campaign Aug. 23 to Sept.19. This is the seventh consecutive year for the popular pet adoption campaign to take place in area communities. Since 2015, NBC 5 and Telemundo 39‘s local Clear The Shelters campaign has helped close to 45,000 pets find new homes. Nationally, more than half a million pets have been adopted. VisitClearTheShelters.comfor more information.
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...