Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Celebrities joined cat and canine lovers at Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) in Camarillo, California on August 6 as the shelter kicked off a three-month-long adoption drive. It is one of 50 shelters across the country competing for a chance to win a $100,000 grant from the ASPCA in a challenge to place 1,780 pets with loving families by October 31st. The JDHF helped line up the stars to support the launch event.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
In a press conference held today at the Four Seasons Hotel, Katherine Heigl, accompanied by the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation Board, kicked off a major companion pet initiative – The Compassion Revolution. Its broad mission is to unite diverse groups and individuals under one alliance to initiate programs that will directly address the pet overpopulation crisis in the area, and to set a precedent for similar programs across the country.