Wishing joy to all animal lovers this holiday season!

Maddie’s Fund is headquartered in California, and we confess that our office doesn’t really see a lot of snowfall. Still, there’s nothing like the spirit of Maddie to get us into the holiday mood! We hope the unconditional love of the animals in your lives — your family pets, your fosters, the animals in your… Learn More

Spreading the #FalalaFoster cheer is a job for everyone

This blog post was originally published in November 2016. We are thrilled that more and more organizations have continued to try short-term fostering! Looking to give back in a meaningful way this holiday season, while bringing some magic into your heart and home? You’re in luck, because ’tis the season to #FalalaFoster, even for first-timers!… Learn More

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#MaddieMonday: Apply for a Maddie’s Apprenticeship Program, nationwide fostering study and more!

Apply today! Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program application deadline is November 22, 2019. Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is an exciting opportunity for shelters and rescue organizations to share ideas and strategies to improve lifesaving. Through a blended learning experience, both direct hands-on and online, organizations looking to improve their practices will benefit from the wisdom shared by well… Learn More

#MaddieMonday: All aboard The Foster Express Challenge, apprenticeship application updates and more!

All aboard The Foster Express Challenge!  Expedite your lifesaving this holiday season with short-term foster care. We will be awarding $55,000 in grants to shelters across the United States! Registration closes Friday, November 8th.  Learn More UPDATE: The application window for Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program opens on November 11th (not today)!  Maddie’s® Apprenticeship Program is an… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Million Cat Challenge has saved 2 million cats!

We can’t think of a better way to kick off the weekend than by celebrating the new Million Cat Challenge milestone! The campaign, originally launched to save the lives of one million shelter cats in North America, announced today that participating animal shelters have DOUBLED that original goal. You read that right – that means two… Learn More

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Registration for Maddie’s Shelter Compass is now open! 

The wait is over! Animal shelters can now build a custom lifesaving roadmap within minutes, thanks to Maddie’s® Shelter Compass. Registration for this free web-based tool is now open and is easy to do. All you need to do is enter some basic shelter data and answer a few questions, and woof there it is! If you… Learn More

We’re just getting started at #AnimalCareExpo in New Orleans!

We’re having a blast at Humane Society of the United States Animal Care Expo in New Orleans! We’ve just started celebrating our 25th anniversary and we’re so excited to be sharing it with Good Humans, like you. We kicked off the week with Foster is the Future Learning Lab, hosted by some of the best… Learn More

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