By Medical News Online editor-in-chief Paul McLeanThe National Humane Education Foundation has announced a new campaign to raise $5 million to pay its employees and staff to deliver a $500,000 education presentation to lawmakers.
The campaign was launched by the NHEF’s executive director, Paul McLeod, who said in a statement the new campaign will be funded by donations made to NHEFs website and social media accounts, and will be open to everyone.
“I’m very excited about the launch of this campaign, and I’m proud of our new partners and supporters,” he said.
“This is a campaign that is focused on helping educators, staff, and students in need of a safe and compassionate environment learn about the importance of animal welfare and the ways we can all play a part in ending cruelty and cruelty to animals.”
The NHEFS, based in Minneapolis, has already been helping the US Humane Society and the Humane Education Association raise $6 million.