Thursday, December 19, 2013

Report Chastises HSUS Shelter Support

Published on: Dec 17, 2013
HumaneWatch.org, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom, recently released its fourth annual report documenting the total contributions by the Humane Society of the United States to local pet shelters. The study concludes in 2012, HSUS spent a total of $120 million, but less than 1% of that went to supporting local sheltering organizations nationwide. Ohio shelters received a single grant worth a total of $500 during the year.
The full report, "Not Your Local Humane Society," is available online, and includes an accounting of all grants to Ohio pet shelters made by HSUS during the years 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. All data is drawn directly from HSUS's Form 990 tax returns filed annually with the IRS.  

"The Humane Society of the United States is making money off of manipulating Americans," says Will Coggin, CCF's senior research analyst. "HSUS rakes in millions during the holiday season from Americans who believe their donations will go to pet shelters near them. Because HSUS siphons so much money out of local communities, there's less to go around for local groups that save homeless pets."  …..To Read More….

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