WCCF Gives
A Day of Giving — Sept. 12, 2019

Washington Area Humane Society

Category of Service: Environment & Animal Welfare

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Care & prevention of cruelty to animals

Programs and Services

  • ANIMAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES• Affordable Adoptions: WAHS offers low-cost adoption fees that include vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery, microchips, and flea & tick treatments • Low Cost Clinics: WAHS has walk-in clinics weekly to offer vaccinations, micro-chipping, flea & tick treatments, Lyme testing, and de-wormer. • Spay/Neuter Clinics: WAHS currently offers multiple public spay day clinics monthly to serve the residents in Washington County who cannot afford customary vet prices.
  • ELDERLY, DISABLED, MILITARY Pet Food Bank: A pet food bank is offered once a month for pet owners who are struggling financially and unable to provide food for their pets. • Pets for US Vets: Veterans can adopt for free at WAHS in appreciation for their service and dedication to our country. • Senior Paws Program: To help disabled and financially challenged senior citizens retain their pets. Free spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations, microchip, dog license to qualifiers.
  • EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES • Therapy Paws: WAHS therapy dogs visit retirement homes, hospitals, and and schools to bring joy and healing.• Cat Tales Reading Program: Elementary school kids read to cats.• Scouts Projects: Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts can work with WAHS to earn merit badge awards and learn about humane treatment of animals. • School Assemblies: WAHS visits schools to discuss humane treatment of animals.
  • HUMANE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES• Humane Investigations and Law Enforcement: WAHS employs one Humane Society Police Officer that works closely with local law enforcement and the dog warden to investigate animal cruelty and abuse incidents. When necessary WAHS charges individuals and enforces animal cruelty laws.• Compassion Care Community: WAHS partnered with CASA for Kids to bring awareness to the connection between animal abuse and child abuse.
  • 2018 Accomplishments• 555 Spay/Neuter Surgeries • 3900 Low-cost vaccinations provided to public pets• 810 total animals entered shelter doors in 2018• 350 Strays brought in shelter/ 91 reunited with owners• 75 Active foster homes • 10,000 Pounds of pet food donated to low-income families• 220 active volunteers• 112 Humane case animal brought to shelter• 930 Microchips given• 98% of animals cared for are from Washington County.

Primary Revenue Sources

Private Donors, Estates, Grants, Events, Direct Mail Appeals

Primary Fundraising Event

Farm to Table, Jingle Paws Bingo

2018 Financials

Federal Tax ID25-0995781
Net Assets$4,145,056.00


Name:Kelly Proudfit
Title:Executive Director
Web Site:www.washingtonpashelter.org
Phone:(724) 470-9713
Address:1527 Route 136, P.O. Box 66
Eighty Four, PA, 15330

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