September 12, 2022
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.

How your animal organization can increase adoption rates, fundraising efforts and more
This is a follow up to the blog post shared a few weeks ago, How your animal organization can better connect with the community it supports. In a recent post, Elijah Brice-Middleton, Executive Director of Plainfield Area Humane Society (PAHS) in New Jersey, shared how grassroots marketing can help your animal organization better connect with… Learn More

Take a look at the results of the Foster Plea Survey
In November 2021, Maddie’s Fund® launched and distributed the Foster Plea Survey. The Survey’s objective was to establish baseline data on how and when internal foster pleas are being sent to foster volunteers. Internal foster pleas are non-public queries to an organization’s existing foster base to acquire foster homes for specific pets or groups of pets.… Learn More

Register now for the Return to Home Challenge Huddles!
Every Wednesday during the month of September, there will be a 50-minute Zoom Huddle at 12pm PT/3pm ET. Each Zoom Huddle will consist of 20-minute presentations from peers involved in Return to Home programs at their animal shelter or rescue organization. This will be followed by 30-minute Q&A. Watch Last Week’s

NEW DATE! Maddie’s® Candid Conversation with José Ocaño: September 27th
Join us for a conversation with José Ocaño, Senior Director of People and Culture, Best Friends Animal Society, and Maddie’s Fund Executive Leadership Team member Mary Ippoliti-Smith. Afterwards, continue the conversation with José on Maddie’s Pet Forum. Register now

Weekly Community Conversations 
Register now for the weekly Monday 11AM PT/2PM ET call for animal well-being professionals. These 50-minute calls are a collaborative space to share exciting new programs and research, discuss uncomfortable topics, connect with peers in the industry, and more, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. There’s also $10,000 in grants given away each month to participants!  Watch Last Week’s

Communications Kit: Neighbors Helping Neighbors
This free toolkit from HeARTs Speak and Human Animal Support Services will help communicate to your community about the importance of community support. Learn More

Want to help keep more people and pets together?
Join Maddie’s® Mailing List, connect with us at Maddie’s® Pet Forum and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s® University!