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I’m Not a Monster Kicks Off Nationwide Donation Drive to “Help Save Our Local Pets”
Rescued Dogs & Their Communities Paying It Forward, Collecting Toys, Blankets & Treats for Animals in 150 Shelters and Rescue Groups across the Country
With established partnerships with over 200 ambassadors, shelters, rescues and businesses in 2014, the campaign raised more than $422,000—a staggering 425% growth from the previous year.This year, ambassador, organization and community participation have risen considerably.
“We have 75 Monster Elves supporting 150 shelters and rescues—that’
The success from previous years showed that people want to be involved in improving animal welfare. Community members are invited to join and they can set up collection drives to benefit a local shelter or rescue group of their choice. The organization will provide promotion materials and information to continue making this the nation’s largest, crowd-sourced donation drive.
“Our mission is for this to be the Toys for Tots for animals in need, uniting the local communities in a common cause and shining a light on the plight of homeless animals across the U.S. and beyond.” Corporate partners have also come together for this worthwhile cause, from pet supplies companies such as Natural Balance, Earth Rated and KONG, to footwear brand Bzees.
“Everyone plays a part in making this a success, whether it’s donating a bag of dog food or asking your business to set up a donation box. Everything adds up and this is proof that anyone can make a difference.”
About I’m Not a Monster:
I’m Not a Monster is an advocacy initiative that aims to dispel myths associated with misunderstood dog breeds, particularly pit bulls. Along with educating the public, the initiative promotes shelter pet adoption and networks animals in need. It is a 100%-privately funded philanthropic effort and all profits are donated to animal welfare organizations across the US. For more information, visit imnotamonster.org.
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