CJ Extra: Helping Hands Humane Society’s annual fundraiser supports, helps care for animals – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal

Most events have changed in format this year because of COVID-19, and the same is true for Bone Appetit, a fundraiser that helps defray the costs of Helping Hands Humane Society while celebrating the human-animal connection.

Grace Clinton, director of business development and special events at Helping Hands Humane Society, answered questions about this year’s event.

Could you share Bone Appetit’s history along with its purpose and goals?

Since 2001, Bone Appétit has been our annual dinner and gala fundraiser to help the homeless animals in the Shawnee County community and the greater area of northeast Kansas. This essential fundraiser helps our organization care for over 6,000 animals who come through HHHS’s doors each year, and allows us to celebrate the human-animal bond with our supporters. These funds are vital to continuing our lifesaving mission.

When does this year’s event take place? How has COVID-19 changed this year’s event?


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Albany Humane Society can’t take new animals

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – The Albany Humane Society executive board says they are working quickly, to correct violations that forced the facility to stop taking in animals. The Department of Agriculture closed their doors to new animals, and that will impact the city.

a person in a cage: Albany Humane Society no longer taking in animals

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Albany Humane Society no longer taking in animals

The Albany Humane Society was hit with several violations from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, including interior surface, pest control, including a roach infestation, and housing, to name a few of the more severe violations. Officials said they started working on correcting the violations immediately however some will take time to fix.

a person posing for the camera: Lulu Kaufman, Albany Humane Society (Facebook)

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Lulu Kaufman, Albany Humane Society (Facebook)

The original inspection was in August. The Ag Department officials revisited them on Wednesday.


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Once they saw not all violations were corrected, they told shelter staff no

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