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Category: In the Community

HRA Provides Positive Outcome for the Cats of Barry Farms

With the impending departure of longtime residents from Washington, DC’s Barry Farms housing complex due to the incoming redevelopment of the neighborhood, residents are packing up their belongings and slowly relocating. But, for M.G., the cats came first. Like many neighborhoods in DC, a group of community cats live in the Barry Farms neighborhood. These cats live outdoors and caring citizens look out for their well-being. They provide food and water for them and work closely with the... Read More
at Thursday, October 25, 2018

HRA Team Deploys to North Carolina to Help Communities Affected by Hurricane Florence

Last month, the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA), in partnership with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), deployed a small team to assist the Robeson County Animal Center in St. Paul, NC with emergency animal intakes in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Ceci Ochoa, HRA Adoptions Outreach Coordinator, and Faith Koleszar, HRA Community Engagement Manager, and a team of dog walkers, veterinarians, and vet techs spent five days providing animal... Read More
at Monday, October 1, 2018

Going Mobile: The HRA Mobile Veterinary Clinic

The Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) faces many challenges each day in caring for the District's animals. At the top of that list is transportation. Enter the solution: a 33-foot mobile veterinary clinic brightly adorned with the faces of a few of the cats and dogs HRA has helped in the past. But this clinic doesn't just look good on the outside. The custom-designed, state-of-the-art, diesel vehicle is a self-contained veterinary hospital on wheels. It is equipped with a two-table... Read More
at Thursday, July 19, 2018

HRA's Youngest Supporters

The Humane Rescue Alliance is fortunate to have supporters of all ages, with HRA's  humane education program emphasizing kindness, compassion, and responsibility to thousands of  young people each year. We continue to be inspired the young people in our community as they work hard and find creative ways to support the animals of the District and the programs and services of the Humane Rescue Alliance.  Making an Impact at Any Age ... Read More
Posted by Alix John at Wednesday, May 16, 2018

HRA Humane Education Students Show Their Soft Side

HRA’s Humane Education program reached 2,700 youngsters in 2017, including these kind young men from Whittier Educational Campus. They are part of an after school group learning about kindness through animal interactions and educational talks. When  Show Your Soft Side  sent posters featuring their idols -- athletes like New England Patriots’ Lawrence Guy, New Orleans Saints’ Senio Kelemete, and Baltimore Ravens’ Ryan Jensen and Ronnie Stanley -- the boys were... Read More
at Friday, February 9, 2018

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