- Sept. 18, 2020
-- http:Are you a dog or cat lover ? Good news - there is now another great way to support animal related charities in the valley. Progress Through Photography (https://ptpusa.org)
, a "social" pet photographer from Tempe, AZ has opened its doors for business. They offer outdoor and studio pet portrait sessions (https://ptpusa.org/
pricing/) across the valley starting at $89.
Marcel van der Stroom, the company's founder states, "Progress Through Photography is a social entrepreneurship. This means that our mission (https://ptpusa.org/
is much bigger than making a profit - our overarching goal is to create a world where animal homelessness is a thing of the past and all companionship animals have loving furrever families."Animal homelessness in the USA- some numbers
Based on data from the Humane Society, there are 30-40 million stray cats
and according to the ASPCA over 6.5 million
) dogs & cats enter animal shelters across the US annually.Why should we care about animal homelessness?
• We, humans
, created this problem. Some dogs and cats are very smart (https://pets.webmd.com/dogs/features/how-smart-is-your-dog#1
), but they'll need us to solve animal homelessness.
• According to Harvard Medical School (https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/having-a-dog-can-help-your-heart--literally)
, sharing your life with pets will improve your physical and mental health.
• In 2019, the estimated cost (https://petpedia.co/animal-shelter-statistics/)
of running animal shelters in the USA was > $ 2 BILLION
What does Progress Through Photography do to help the animal shelters in AZ ?
• Provide Funding in form of donations
. At this stage, they are supporting Lost Our Home Pet Rescue (https://lostourhome.org/)
, which focuses on keeping families together. With your help, Progress Through Photography plans to expand and help more charities in the Phoenix Metro area.
• Help shelters in Arizona (https://www.instagram.com/
progressthroughphotography/) to place adoptable pets faster
by volunteering as photographers and provide content marketing expertise.
• Educate (https://ptpusa.org/
pet owners and the general public on the main reasons for animal homelessness (https://ptpusa.org/
.pdf) and amplify the voices of animal shelters / advocates, making them more effective in achieving their missions.How does Progress Through Photography fund this ?
• As a social entrepreneurship, Progress Through Photography donates 25% of all pet portrait session (https://ptpusa.org/sessions/) and artwork sale (https://ptpusa.org/photo-wall-art/) revenues
to AZ based animal related charities.
For more information, visit the company's website https://ptpusa.org (https://ptpusa.org)
or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (mailto:progressthroughphotography@