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George D. Patterson Family Fund

2009 Total Grants   $180,000

Established in 2001 in memory of George D. Patterson and his daughter, Sally, who shared a passion for the well-being of animals.

$10,000 to Animal Adoption League of York County to offset the cost of spay/neuter surgeries and rabies vaccinations for low-income families and senior citizens.

$25,000 to Cabarrus CARES to support educational efforts in conjunction with Kitty City, spay/neuter and veterinary care, and the rescue of unwanted and abandoned pets.

$10,000 to Community Partnership for Pets for educational efforts, spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations.

$20,000 to Eyes Ears Nose and Paws to recruit, train, and equip foster families for assistance dogs-in-training and to purchase new assistance dogs for the program.

$25,000 to Horse Protection Society of North Carolina to offset the cost of new stand alone stall units.

$20,000 to Humane Society of Catawba County to fund a Community Outreach Educator who will educate children and families, facilitate humane education programs, and promote the importance of spay/neuter.

$50,000 to Humane Society of Charlotte and CMPD Animal Care & Control to underwrite a community awareness campaign to end euthanasia in Mecklenburg County.

$15,000 to Iredell County Humane Society to provide spay/neuter surgeries for feral felines and to rescue unwanted pets from animal control scheduled for euthanasia.

$5,000 to Second Chance Kitten Rescue to supplement the cost of veterinary work including spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations on cats and kittens.


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