Tuesday, January 12, 2016

FOOD DRIVE AT VCA HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL HOSPITAL RESULTS IN OVER 5500lbs OF FOOD FOR PET'S OF HOMEBOUND SENIORS!!!!!!!!!



FOOD DRIVE AT VCA HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL HOSPITAL RESULTS IN OVER 5500 POUNDS OF CAT AND DOG FOOD DONATIONS FOR BROWARD MEALS ON WHEELS FOR PETS


 VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital is pleased to announce that the success of our pet food drive for Broward Meals on Wheels for Pets (BMOW) was an overwhelming success. The South Florida community graciously donated over 3000 pounds of canned and dry food to our front doors. With the collections at our partnering collections sites at Pets Supplies Plusin Sheridan Plaza, Weston Animal Hospital and The Bed Post in Ft. Lauderdale the total number collected was 3600. With our hospital food match and the food match from Pet Supplies Plus, the 2016 total donation to Broward Meals on Wheels was over 5,500 pounds.

"We are proud to partner with Broward Meals on Wheels for Companion Animals to continue our commitment to support our animal community.
-Dr. James Herrington, DVM
VCA HAH Medical Director

Broward Meals on Wheels for Pets delivers pet food once a month to homebound seniors who need assistance taking care of their in-home pets.  Pet food is provided through the generosity of community donations.
"The quantity of food used monthly by Broward Meals on Wheels for Pets is around 800 lbs alone for the southern portion of Broward County. This food collection will go a long way to help feed our client’s furry family members.", said Bobbi Arnold, Co- Chair of Broward Meals on Wheels for pets.

VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital has earned a solid reputation for offering the very best in veterinary medicine as well as the latest technological advances and therapies. Founded in 1947, HAH features 21 veterinarians and more than 100 highly trained technical and support staff members. For more information, please visit www.hollywoodanimal.com or call 954.920.3556.
 
Monday we presented volunteers from Broward Meals on Wheels with with food donation equaling over 5500 pounds of cat and dog food for homebound seniors needing assistance to take care of their in-home pets. Group shot photographed from left to right-(top row) Harriet Bonin, BMOW for Pets Volunteer, Marlene Gray- Director of Program Services at Broward Meals on Wheels, Nancy French- Hospital Manager at VCA Hollywood, Petrisha Carter-Regional Coordinator at Broward Meals on Wheels, Mark Adler- Executive Director at Broward Meals on Wheels, (bottom row- Bobbi Arnold- Volunteer at Broward Meals on Wheels, Linda Ream- Communications Coordinator at VCA Hollywood, Laura Molinari- Volunteer at Broward Meals on Wheels and Charlie- our quality control pup!

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