LAS VEGAS – A national animal welfare nonprofit based in Carson City, Nev., providing services nationwide, feeding pets to pets, today hosted Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas. The committee received a community grant as part of the Game Day Grant of the Super Bowl Legacy. Grant Program.
Founded in 2008, Feeding Pets of the Homeless provides free pet food, supplies, emergency veterinary care and wellness clinics to companion animals of the homeless population nationwide.
Genevieve Frederick, Founder and President of Feeding Pets of the Homeless, attended today’s Las Vegas news conference and said, “Nevada is our home and we are excited to host our first Super Bowl in the state. But Las Vegas’ Many people in the Valley are struggling with their beloved companions and experiencing homelessness. This grant supports our mission to rescue pets and provide pet food and veterinary services through Southern Nevada programs. Will help us continue.
Since its inception, Feeding Pets of the Homeless has saved thousands of pets by providing more than 2 million pounds of food and nearly $5 million in veterinary care. Donations to feed pets have helped more than 30,000 pets nationwide, including thousands of military veteran pet owners facing homelessness. Pet food has a four-star rating from ChartyNavigator, their highest rating.
According to the NFL, at least 58 Super Bowl Legacy Grants will be divided into two categories: pregame grants, which awarded $1.2 million to immediate, high-impact community initiatives, and game-day grants, which totaled $1.8 million. million, given to local nonprofits. Both categories offer unrestricted funding for projects and programs to permanently improve the lives of Southern Nevadans in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion. Education; health and wellness; social justice; Adolescents and young adults.
For more information or to donate directly to feed homeless pets, visit www.petsofthehomeless.org. People who are homeless and need emergency veterinary care or food for their pets can visit the website, call (775) 841-7463, or contact their social worker at Feeding Homeless pets.