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Pet lovers and foodies to support Emancipet by staying home, enjoying local treats

 

Emancipet’s popular Sit Stay Day returns; Valentine’s-inspired kits now available to order!

Animal lovers and foodies, rejoice! Emancipet’s sixth annual Sit Stay Day, a unique fundraiser that lets pets and their humans stay in and enjoy homegrown Austin treats while raising money for pets in need, returns for 2016.

Dozens of local businesses donate gourmet food and drink items, gift cards, and other goodies that are assembled into 250 kits and delivered to homes and offices before Valentine’s Day. Read more

Emancipet Houston hires new leader; Six-month-old nonprofit seeking first brick and mortar location

Emancipet Houston, the nonprofit, low-cost veterinary services provider which opened last June, has hired a vice president to lead the expanding organization, which is also in the process of seeking its first brick-and-mortar location.

Kelly McCann comes to Emancipet from the Alzheimer’s Association, where she was chief program officer for four years. Previously, she worked in government relations for Gilead Sciences, and as chief executive officer of the AIDS Foundation of Houston. McCann has a bachelor’s of science in psychology from Sam Houston State University and has done graduate work in psychology at Texas A&M and Sam Houston universities. Read more

ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot raises $295K; cumulative donation to Caritas nearly $3 million

The owners of ThunderCloud Subs recently presented Caritas of Austin with a check for $295,000, the entirety of the proceeds from the 25th anniversary ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot. This year’s check brings the Trot’s cumulative 25-year donation to nearly $3 million—$2,783,375, to be exact. Read more

Emancipet and Animal Trustees of Austin explore merger

If completed, merger will take place by end of 2015

Two of Austin’s most respected, loved, and effective animal welfare organizations are formally exploring a merger that will serve their complementary missions and ultimately serve more pets and the people who love them. Read more

Media Coverage Roundup: 2015 Texas Book Festival

As the dust settles from all of the excitement surrounding the 2015 Texas Book Festival, we’ve finally had a chance to take a breather and bask in some of the afterglow.  Read more

Texas Book Festival 2015 this weekend!

This weekend, 40,000 book lovers and 300-plus authors will gather at the Texas State Capitol and surrounding grounds for the 20th anniversary Texas Book Festival, Oct. 17-18.  Read more

Kerbey Lane Cafe’s Cakes for a Cure

You may have noticed some of your things turning pink over the past two weeks. That’s because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and our client Kerbey Lane Cafe is doing their part to help raise awareness and funds for the cause through its annual Cakes for a Cure.

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