BENEFITING: THE COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN INC
ORGANIZER: PET HELPERS
EVENT: Cooper River Bridge Run 2013
EVENT DATE: Apr 06, 2012
PET HELPERS wrote -
THE COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN INC wrote -
Pet Helpers is a private, non-profit 501c 3 Adoption Center and Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic that serves communities across the Lowcountry. Our mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by keeping all animals until adopted; providing low cost spay/neuter surgeries; offering humane education programs; pursuing animal cruelty prosecution; and initiating animal welfare legislation.
Pet Helpers was founded in 1976 by Carol Linville, now President of Pet Helpers, after she read that 8,000 pets were being euthanized each year at local shelters. It began as a weekly 'adopt a pet' column. Thirty years later, that column has grown into Pet Helpers Rescue and Adoption Shelter, one of the foremost pet rescue organizations in South Carolina. Pet Helpers has slowly evolved into a widely recognized, innovative shelter that offers caring solutions to the serious problems created by pet overpopulation.
For over 30 years, we have focused on the needs of homeless animals. Through a commitment to quality sheltering and required spay and neuter, we have worked tirelessly to save those animals that are without human guardianship. We service the tri-county ares of Berkeley, Dorchester, and Charleston Counties, where we are the only independent adoption shelter of our kind that is full staffed and maintains regular business hours. We answer 20,000 calls a year to provide assistance and information to the public concerning animal issues. We are able to accomplish so much thanks to the support of the community. We appreciate all of your support as we continue to grow.