May 29, 2015

Lil BUB & the ASPCA Lend a Paw to an Additional 29 Animal Welfare Organizations

Lil BUB & the ASPCA Lend a Paw to an Additional 29 Animal Welfare Organizations

You probably know her as the world’s cutest Internet star (and as our former Cat Executive Officer!), but Lil BUB also works very hard to make a difference for cats in need. On May 28, the ASPCA and Lil BUB announced an additional 29 recipients of grant funding through Lil BUB’ BIG Fund for the ASPCA.

The 29 organizations, spanning 17 states, received a total of $57,190. The latest grantees from Lil BUB’s BIG Fund for the ASPCA are:

Angels of Assisi (Roanoke, VA)
Animal Shelter Volunteers of Texas, Inc. (Montgomery, TX)
Seattle Area Feline Rescue (Shoreline, WA)
Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Inc. (Arlington,VA)
Animalkind, Inc. (Hudson, NY)
Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
Beaver County Humane Society (Aliquippa, PA)
Cat Matchers (Dallas, TX)
Fancy Cats Rescue Team (Herndon, VA)
Five Acres Animal Shelter (Saint Charles, MO)
Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic (Fort Collins, CO)
Heartland Humane Society of Missouri (O'Fallon, MO)
High Desert Humane Society (Silver City, NM)
BrightSide Animal Center (Redmond, OR)
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe, Inc. (Truckee, CA)
Humane Society of Warren County, Inc. (Front Royal, VA)
Lexington Humane Society (Lexington, KY)
New England Society for Abandoned Animals, Inc. (Osterville, MA)
Northwoods Humane Society (Wyoming, MN)
Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay Neuter Clinic, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH)
Partners for Animal Welfare Society, Inc. (Greenfield, IN)
Peninsula SPCA (Newport News, VA)
Preston County Animal Shelter (Kingwood, WV)
SAFE Haven for Cats (Raleigh, NC)
Second Chance Pet Adoptions, Inc. (Raleigh, NC)
Southern Colorado Spay & Neuter Association (Pueblo, CO)
Tabby Town-Friends for Felines, Inc. (Blasdell, NY)
The Foundation of Animal Care and Education (FACE) (San Diego, CA)
Tickled Pink Weimaraner Rescue (Albuquerque, NM)

One hundred percent of donations collected for Lil BUB’s BIG Fund for the ASPCA are distributed to animal welfare organizations to support homeless pets that need special care or extra help getting adopted, due to conditions such as: physical deformity, birth defects, developmental disability, mobility impairment, blindness, deafness, wounds suffered from a disaster, accident or abuse, any permanent diseases or chronic illnesses and old age. Since the fund started in 2014, over $132,000 has been distributed to 67 organizations nationwide.

Keep up the good work, BUB!