Letter: Humane Society still needs financial, hands-on help

To the editor:

Early in December, the Humane Society of Johnson County board of directors announced that without community support the Humane Society would be facing closure in six months. I am pleased to say that over the past few weeks there has been an outpouring of concern for the life of the organization.

While the Humane Society is not out of the woods yet, we are very grateful and wish to express our appreciation for the generosity and support being shown to the Humane Society of Johnson County.

It’s a strong beginning, but more help is still needed to ensure that our doors will remain open, and we hope you will be part of making that objective a reality. Along with financial support, energetic volunteers are needed to help man programs, serve as foster parents for animals and assist with general operations of the facility.

If you have a love for animals and appreciate what the Humane Society does for the community and the lives of animals, there is a place for you. And your contribution can make a difference to the long term success of the Humane Society of Johnson County. HSJC is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. We receive no public funds and rely 100 percent on your generosity to provide services to animals in Johnson County.

Once again, I want to express the appreciation of the Humane Society for the strong community support we are experiencing. With that continued support, the Humane Society of Johnson County will be able to continue providing vital services to the community.

Janet Gorrell


Humane Society of Johnson County board of directors