Maddie's Fund 6th Annual Pet Adoption Days May 30-31 2015!
Maddie's Fund® (www.maddiesfund.org
) is a family foundation endowed by the founder of Workday® and PeopleSoft, Dave Duffield and his wife, Cheryl. Maddie's Fund is helping to achieve and sustain a no-kill nation by providing solutions to the most challenging issues facing the animal welfare community through Maddie's® Grant Giving and Maddie's Institute. Maddie's Fund is named after the family's beloved Miniature Schnauzer who passed away in 1997.
Animal Rescue Recon qualified 83 dogs in 2014 for FREE adoption during this huge event!! Funds received help cover the medical costs incurred by ARR for these 83 lives and more, all made possible by a grant from Maddie's Fund®, www.maddiesfund.org
ANIMAL RESCUE RECON will join Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days, held May 30-31, 2015!
More than 200 shelters and rescues in multiple communities
throughout the United States will participate in the sixth annual Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days sponsored by the Pleasanton, CA based Maddie’s Fund.
Fund has set aside several million dollars to provide shelters and rescue groups with an
adoption stipend per pet adopted during the event. Stipends range from $200 to
Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days is held to
increase awareness of homeless animals, boost adoptions, and support the
shelters and rescue organizations in the participating communities.
Recognizing Maddie: The Little Dog Who Made This Grant Possible
Maddie was a beloved Miniature Schnauzer whose unconditional love, devotion, loyalty and spirit inspired her guardians to start a charitable foundation, Maddie's Fund®, in her name.
Dave and Cheryl Duffield fell in love with Maddie when she was only ten days old. "We held her in our arms, and loved her immediately," says Dave. Over the course of their ten years together, Dave remembers one special day. Playing with Maddie, he picked her up and made the following promise: "If we ever make some money, I promise we will give to back to you and your kinds so others can be as happy as we are today."
Dave and Cheryl are fulfilling their promise to Maddie. They have endowed Maddie's Fund with more than $300 million. The Duffields don't want to make a big fuss over their personal contribution, but they do want to honor their beloved dog and the special bond they shared with her.
* Maddie’s Fund will pay organizations
$200 for each healthy animal under the age of seven, $1,200 for each adoption involving a dog or cat who is seven years of
age or older or who have been treated for one or more
treatable medical conditions, and $2,500 for each adoption involving a dog or
cat who is seven years of age or
older and who has been
treated with one or more treatable medical conditions (list is available at http://adopt.maddiesfund.org).
2014 Maddie's Fund® Report:
A total of 83 dogs from Animal Rescue Recon were adopted and qualified for a generous grant from Maddie's® Pet Adoption Days, held on May 31st & June 1st, 2014. All grant funds received go directly to the costs associated with obtaining the necessary treatment and supplies for the animals, as well as allowing us to expand our adoption efforts and help more dogs in need of finding loving, forever homes!
Thank You, Maddie's Fund®!!
For more information about Maddie's Fund®, please "click here" to visit their website.