Wednesday, August 31, 2011

IFAW Marks $1 Million in Donations From Partner The Animal Rescue Site

International Fund for Animal Welfare is another animal rights organization with a two-star rating from Charity Navigator, one star lower than HSUS and PETA.

According to the press release issued August 30, IFAW marked a milestone: $1 million in grants received from to help animals in crisis around the world. IFAW has been beneficiary of initiatives on The Animal Rescue Site and's grants since 2008.

"The Animal Rescue Site makes it so easy for people to act upon their natural generosity and compassion. When so many individuals are willing to give just a little bit each, we can make a massive difference for animals," said IFAW President and CEO Fred O'Regan.

The Animal Rescue Site was added to the GreaterGood Network in 2002. The primary beneficiaries of its "Click Here To Give" button and The Animal Rescue Site store are International Fund for Animal Welfare, Foundation, Fund for Animals, Rescue Bank, and Northshore Animal League America.

IFAW campaigns to protect wildlife and against seal hunts and whaling. They also produce a variety of Animal Fact Sheets, including handouts on domestic dogs and cats. The IFAW website advises, Please spay or neuter your pet because 1 female cat and her offspring can produce 420,000 kittens in just 7 years! Better yet! 1 female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 in just 6 years!

IFAW's press release can be viewed here

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