The two nonprofits will be working with the City of Lindale to restore and repair the existing property to be able to increase pet adoptions in the area. Once completed, the center will be able to host up to 100 pets.
Construction is set to begin this fall and they are asking for volunteers to offer time and money for the project to be completed.
Adoption Center and Dog Park Project Underway for Miranda’s Hometown of Lindale, TX
Houston, TX (August 24, 2017) – Rescue Rebuild, a community-driven volunteer program of GreaterGood.org that works to rebuild, repair, and renovate animal shelters and rescues in need has announced a partnership with MuttNation, the foundation of country music singer Miranda Lambert in her hometown of Lindale, Texas.
The two organizations are raising funds to complete renovations to an older building donated by the City of Lindale with the goal of increasing pet adoptions in the area. The new facility will include a new meet & greet area for potential adopters to meet pets, two dog parks, as well as updated amenities throughout the building. In addition, the City of Lindale will also donate two acres of land as well as ongoing maintenance of the dog parks. The Tyler Junior College’s Vet Tech Program will continue all operational and maintenance tasks. Once completed, the new adoption center will be able to host up to 100 pets at adoption events.
Lambert started the MuttNation Foundation with her mother, Bev, in 2009 to shine the spotlight on the needs of shelters and rescues. In 2014, MuttNation and GreaterGood.org teamed up through the Rescue Rebuild program to improve shelters. This latest partnership with Rescue Rebuild will allow them to expand their impact on the lives of shelter pets yet again. In celebration of their 10th anniversaries as non-profits, both organizations are giving back to those in need.
“MuttNation has grown from a dream of ours into an organization that assists thousands of rescue facilities and pets,” said Lambert. “This collaboration serves as an exciting way to give back to the town where my passion for rescue pets all began.”
“As a leader in supporting the animal rescue community, partnering with MuttNation and The City of Lindale was a natural fit for our organization, as well as everyone involved,” said Bryna Donnelly, Director of Rescue Rebuild. “Thanks to our network of generous donors, volunteers and MuttNation, we will be able to make real change happen for rescues throughout the region.”
Construction on the adoption center and dog parks is set to begin this Fall. Volunteers are being asked to help with construction and donations are still needed to fund the project. For those interested, visit RescueRebuildRocks.com.
For more information on MuttNation, visit www.muttnation.com.
About Rescue Rebuild
Rescue Rebuild is a shelter renovation program of GreaterGood.org that recruits volunteers from all over the country to help animal shelters in need. The organization travels to selected shelters in need to complete general repairs and renovations.
GreaterGood.org is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that works to improve the health and well-being of people, pets, and the planet. Over the last 10 years, GreaterGood.org has given over $100 million in cash and in-kind grants to over 3,000 charitable partners worldwide and created and operated several Signature Programs to help animals including Rescue Rebuild and Rescue Bank. To learn more, visit GreaterGood.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Founded by Miranda and her mom, Bev Lambert, in 2009, MuttNation is a donation-supported 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting rescue and adoption efforts. MuttNation assists shelters to better care for the animals as well as encourages responsible pet guardianship, rehabilitates sick or un-socialized animals, funds spay/neuter programs, and reduces/eliminates euthanasia of healthy animals. www.muttnation.com
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