FHS receives PCCF grant

Published 9:43 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Grant supports “Let the Dogs Out” initiative


The Foothills Humane Society (FHS) is pleased to announce they have been named the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Polk County Community Foundation (PCCF). The Foundation has been a loyal supporter of the FHS and is an invaluable partner. The generous donation along with one hundred percent matching funds, will support the “Let the Dogs Out” initiative. 

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The timely grant contributes to FHS’s “Let the Dogs Out” program, a phase of an overall expansion and improvement program to be announced in January 2020. The turnouts will allow dogs and puppies more time outdoors for play and exercise which significantly reduces the stress of being at a shelter. Each concrete run is eight feet by 20 feet and is enclosed by an eight-foot fence, partially covered by a roof, providing shade and protection for the animals.


 “All of us at Foothills are so grateful to the Polk County Community Foundation for their support and commitment to the wellbeing of our animals,” says FHS Executive Director Michele Brulé.


Construction is anticipated to begin in the first quarter of 2020. 


For more information, please call 828-863-4444 or visit www.foothillshumanesociety.org.


Submitted by Michele Brulé