PETS IN NEED OF GREATER CINCINNATI AWARDED KENNETH A. SCOTT CHARITABLE TRUST GRANT
January 19, 2017
Grant to Support Affordable Veterinary Care for Low-Income Families
CINCINNATI, OH – January 19, 2017 – Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati received a renewal grant of $26,000 from the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust to support its mission of providing affordable, high-quality veterinary care to low-income families.
As the only resource of its kind in Greater Cincinnati, Pets In Need provides a positive alternative to surrendering pets to a shelter. Its vision aligns with the mission of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, which is to extend in perpetuity the generosity toward animals in need shown by Kenneth Allen Scott during his lifetime, and to assist those who care for them today.
In 2009, the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust provided the initial funding for the part-time Pets In Need program at the UCAN Nonprofit Spay Neuter Clinic. In 2012 the program became a stand-alone nonprofit, Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. With the ongoing support of the Trust, Pets In Need has expanded its capacity and currently serves pets in more than 1,800 local low-income families. Ann Hill, Pets In Need Executive Director, said, “The consistent and generous funding provided by the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust has supported our growth and our commitment to keeping pets healthy, happy, and together with the people who love them. We believe that regardless of means, everyone deserves to have the benefits and love of a healthy pet.”
To learn more about the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust visit www.kennethscottcharitabletrust.org. To learn more about Pets In Need of Greater Cincinnati and how to support its mission, visit www.PINcincinnati.org or call 513-761-PETS (7387).
About Pets In Need:
Pets In Need, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, is committed to helping pets stay healthy and together with the people who love them. Pets In Need provides low-cost veterinary care and food for pets from homes in which income is at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. The clinic is the only resource of its kind in Greater Cincinnati and currently serves cats and dogs from more than 1,800 low-income households. To learn more about Pets In Need and the services it provides, please visit PINCincinnati.org.
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