Category: Better Know a Community Support Program

For This Company, Giving Back is So Much More Than a Tuesday Thing

For This Company, Giving Back is So Much More Than a Tuesday Thing
This time of year and with the huge success of the #GivingTuesday initiative, many people are turning their thoughts to how they can give back to their communities. But what happens after the spirit of the season starts to fade? In response to ongoing community needs, this Chicago company has set out to make charitable works an ongoing... Read more »

Local HeARTs Speak Photographer Travels to Spain, Donates Services to Aid Spanish Galgo Rescues

Local HeARTs Speak Photographer Travels to Spain, Donates Services to Aid Spanish Galgo Rescues
Did you know we have an organization in the Chicago area that is part of an international rescue effort? If you are not familiar with the exquisite Spanish galgo and their plight, you can learn about them here. Today, I’m delighted to share the latest news from Travis Patenaude, who co-founded Love, Hope, Believe Galgo Adoption with his... Read more »

Chicagoland Animal Rescues Join to Support Pet Owners In Need, Reduce Shelter Admissions

Chicagoland Animal Rescues Join to Support Pet Owners In Need, Reduce Shelter Admissions
How would you like to hear some great news related to Chicago Animal Care and Control? If you aren’t familiar with our local rescues, you should know that we have some incredibly dedicated, creative, innovative and inspirational animal welfare advocates among us working hard to find new ways to assist our community’s homeless and at-risk... Read more »
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A Ruff Road Home: The Court Case Dogs of Chicago a Must Read for ALL Who Love Chicago

A Ruff Road Home: The Court Case Dogs of Chicago a Must Read for ALL Who Love Chicago
If you think Ruff Road is simply a book about rescue dogs, I can assure you it is so very much more. You do not have to be a pet owner, or even a dog lover, to find much to be proud of and inspired by in this beautiful and informative book on Safe Humane... Read more »

Housing, Home Owners Insurance, Claim Denials and Breed Specific Restrictions

Housing, Home Owners Insurance, Claim Denials and Breed Specific Restrictions
Breed specific restrictions on home owners insurance policies can have devastating effects on families with consequences that may not be discovered until far too late.  Take, for example, the case of the woman in Long Island who lost her home to fire and was later informed that her policy was considered null and void due... Read more »

Spay Illinois Partners with Businesses, Individuals, in Innovative Sponsorship Program

Spay Illinois Partners with Businesses, Individuals, in Innovative Sponsorship Program
With an estimated 127,000 homeless animals being euthanized each year in Illinois alone, it is increasingly clear that pet overpopulation is a community concern. No doubt you’ve seen many PSAs on the importance of spaying and neutering pets and with good reason: The single most important factor in solving the crisis of dog and cat... Read more »
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