Copyright 2011 - Harnett Animal Welfare Coalition

Meet the agencies and individuals that make up the Central Illinois Animal Welfare Coalition.
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This step forward for companion animals is a leap forward for the entire community. The Animal Welfare Coalition can be reached at . You can also visit us online at ; you can find our FaceBook page there, or you can make an online donation. If you are sending a donation in the form of a check, please make it payable to the Animal Welfare Coalition and mail it to us at PO Box 524, Las Vegas, NM 87701.
For details about the Northern Colorado Regional Animal Welfare Coalition, visit .
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Coalitions obviously can create communication and sharing of information. But the most important asset a coalition can offer is a different outlook on our decades-old issues. If animal welfare groups keep doing things the same old way, they'll get the same old result. They need an umbrella organization to inspire them as well as to collect them and help them look at things from a different perspective. The Animal Welfare Coalition of Northeastern New Mexico is here to:
Photo provided by FlickrCopyright 2011 - Harnett Animal Welfare Coalition
Photo provided by FlickrCopyright 2011 - Harnett Animal Welfare Coalition
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The Northern Colorado Regional Animal Welfare Coalition is a network of in the Northern Colorado. Learn more about what we do and how you can become involved to help promote and improve the life of animals within our community.Bounce Rescue in Berthoud joined the coalition to collaborate with the member agencies on the same goals of promoting and improving animal welfare, said Ashley Dinger, executive director of Bounce Rescue. The nonprofit is primarily a dog rescue that works with overpopulated kill shelters to foster and adopt out the animals.The Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic, which offers the services, and the Humane Society are among the 17 animal welfare agencies from Northern Colorado and southeastern Wyoming that have joined the Northern Colorado Regional Animal Welfare Coalition.The Mission Statement for the Animal Welfare Coalition of Northeastern New Mexico (AWC) is guided by the humane ethic and in recognition of the bond between humans and animals. We exist to promote humane principles, compassionate care and animal cruelty. The AWC serves the community, both animals and people.The coalition is recruiting more animal-welfare organizations to join the coalition that are from Larimer and Weld counties, the eastern plains and southeastern Wyoming.While animal welfare groups are frantically busy holding "adop-a-Pets"' and promoting Spay/Neuter events, there is precious little time to brainstorm "out of the box" solutions for ongoing problems. Coalitions should provide those new approaches and new visibility for the same groups within their home communities. Coalitions can create the noise and energy - a cacophony of activity that says "Look at what all these groups are doing." "Look at the lives they're saving." "Look at how much they do with so few employees." The Coalition can say it for you, and it seems like it comes from a more important authority.Coalitions are making a difference and taking the cause of animal welfare to a different level. Whether you are forming a coalition to address a specific issue, to apply for Maddie's funding, or to foster inter-group communication, a coalition may be just the means to the end we're all hoping for - an end to killing unwanted companion animals. Animal welfare groups have long been criticized for not working together toward common goals. The current movement among these groups to form coalitions may just bring an end to that criticism soon.You don't have to draw from the same pool of animal welfare leadership continually. Ask people to volunteer that may have never worked in this area. If they love animals and are talented and hard-working, ask them to serve the coalition. We have been particularly successful at this. We have some dynamic new talent who have moved to this area looking for ways to make a contribution. We explain to them the larger value of the coalition role. They have proven to be invaluable, and it is exciting to see these new leaders emerge.