Take-home message? Donate Locally!
“Most Americans — 71 percent, according to Opinion Research Corporation — believe HSUS is an umbrella group for pet shelters. (No wonder: “Humane Society” is right there in its name.) And 59 percent of us believe HSUS gives “most of its money” to the pet shelters in our cities and towns.
“Most of us are dead wrong. HSUS isn’t affiliated with any pet shelters, it doesn’t run any and it barely funds any. If you pledge $19 a month, only about $2 of your $228 annual contribution will trickle down to a real humane society.”
Please read the full article, written by David Martosko, Director of Research at the Center for Consumer Freedom. Article link: “Animal Lover’s New Year’s Resolution: Give Local”.