October 2, 2023
Categories: #MaddieMonday

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

Attract more volunteers with help from Maddie’s® Pet Forum
Caring for and improving the lives of our pets often goes hand in hand with the challenge of finding and retaining volunteers. From volunteer shortages post-COVID-19 to the struggle of standing out in your community, the Maddie’s® Pet Forum Attracting Volunteers thread can help you. Earlier this year, Jim Wieszczyk from A Second Chance Animal Shelter sought… Learn More

A look back at the 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award recipient! 
In celebration of The Gathering, Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) second national conference in Philadelphia next week, we invite you to revisit CARE’s CEO James Evans’ 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award blog post.  Maddie’s Fund® is honored to present the 2022 Avanzino Leadership Award to James Evans for his outstanding leadership and purposeful dedication… Learn More

ASPCA-AAWA Research Forum
November 1, 2023 from 12:00PM – 5:00PM EST
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (AAWA) team up for this free online event showcasing how to help vulnerable pets using data. Learn More

The Annual Conference hosted by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement
November 15-17, 2023 in Portland, OR
Join animal welfare leaders for learning and networking, featuring a keynote by Vu Le and sessions in fundraising, internal & external communications, strategic workforces and industry innovations. Learn More

CARE is thrilled to Invite You to The Gathering, October 4-7th, Philadelphia
This is Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity’s (CARE) 2nd National Conference centered on Human and Animal Well-being, located in the city of Brotherly and Sisterly LOVE! Learn more

Don’t forget: Monthly grant opportunity!
Maddie’s Fund® is giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member!  You’ll automatically be entered to win each month when you start a new discussion, reply to a new post… Learn More

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 $5,000 in grants given away each month to participants!

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!