Quantcast

Joplin Humane Society receives renovations today thanks to a $10 - KOAM TV 7

Joplin Humane Society receives renovations today thanks to a $10,000 grant

Updated:
The Joplin Humane Society is receiving several new renovations today, thanks to a $10,000 grant from Pedigree.

$5,000 from the grant will go towards purchasing dog food, while the remaining $5,000 covers the cost of renovations to the outdoor play yards, intake area and cat cages.

GreaterGood helped organize the volunteer efforts.

Nearly 20 volunteers are helping to complete all the work today, which includes painting indoor walls, adding shade units and exercise steps to each play yard and assembling larger cat cages.

Staff members say the small renovations make a big difference.

"After all the renovations are done, we're going to feel extremely blessed and really lucky to have such a great grant and the volunteers who came out to get the work done," said Tianna Fisher, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Joplin Humane Society.  "It will allow us to take better care of the animals, to offer them more enrichment and hopefully get them adopted quicker."

The Joplin Humane Society houses an estimated 360 to 400 animals at all times.

Staff members say the dogs will utilize the new shaded play yards and exercise steps for a couple hours each morning.
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.