OR Humane Society opens pet food bank
First reported by Koin.com
- As government workers face missed paychecks due to the partial shut down, many could find it hard to put food on their own plates, let alone in their pet’s bowls.
- Thankfully for those who live in Portland, the Oregon Humane Society has stepped in to help, creating a food bank for furloughed employees with fur babies.
- On Thursday afternoon, the shelter opened their doors to the impacted workers, allowing them a bag of dog food or cat food and litter to take home.
- The Humane Society is also reaching out to vendors to help keep supplies stocked.
- How much do you spend on your pets?
Oregon Humane Society helping federal workers
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Humane Society helped struggling pet owners on Thursday afternoon — as the government shutdown continued.
From 12 to 1:30 p.m., the humane society offered free pet food to federal workers and contractors at its storage facility, located at 8000 NE 14th Pl.
Each worker was allowed one bag of dog food, one bag of cat food and cat litter, as needed.
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