December 17, 2020

Non-profit working to ensure pets don’t go hungry this winter

By haziqbinarif


The holidays are the season of giving and a North Carolina non-profit hopes to ensure your pets don’t go hungry this winter. Fur-ever Friends of North Carolina hosted a pet food pantry at three locations in Winston-Salem on Saturday. The organization says families, and their four-legged members, are suffering, as North Carolinians continue to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.”We have four stationary locations, but we also have groups that are teams of four people or so that go out and canvass the community and reach out to people that may not be able to get out to one of the locations,” Maria Wood, a member of Fur-Ever Friends said.The organization says it has seen a 40-percent increase this year in families looking for help with veterinary bills and pet food.Organizers say they hope a simple bowl of kibble is the force that keeps families together.

The holidays are the season of giving and a North Carolina non-profit hopes to ensure your pets don’t go hungry this winter.

Fur-ever Friends of North Carolina hosted a pet food pantry at three locations in Winston-Salem on Saturday. The organization says families, and their four-legged members, are suffering, as North Carolinians continue to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We have four stationary locations, but we also have groups that are teams of four people or so that go out and canvass the community and reach out to people that may not be able to get out to one of the locations,” Maria Wood, a member of Fur-Ever Friends said.

The organization says it has seen a 40-percent increase this year in families looking for help with veterinary bills and pet food.

Organizers say they hope a simple bowl of kibble is the force that keeps families together.



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