Thankful Paws was founded in 2011 and is a registered non-profit organization based in Maryland. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Thankful Paws does not receive any governmental support and relies entirely on kindness. We are an all-volunteer, home-based charity. Our office hours are weekly on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Closed on holidays.
OUR FIRST CLIENT
Meet Harley. He was living just like any other dog for most of his life. Then on Thanksgiving evening of 2011, his 'dad' had a major heart attack and died. This left his 'mom' grieving but also without a regular income. She was soon evicted from her home, and with nowhere to go, she and Harley were living out of their car while trying to figure out what to do.
We met Harley and his 'mom' after they had been homeless for several months. When we gave Harley some toys and the bed you see him on, his mom broke down and cried. She hugged me and said, "this is the happiest I have seen him in months. Thank you!" Her need was to provide a sense of normalcy for her beloved dog, who had been with her through the death of her husband and months of living in their car.
Thankful Paws Board Members
Sandra Sittler, Justin Rittenhouse, Zach Singer, Stan Hierstetter, and Lynn Molnar
A copy of our financial information is available free of charge by contacting us. Thankful Paws is compliant with the Maryland Solicitations Act, the State of Maryland, and Federal tax laws and procedures.
For more information, please feel free to contact the MARYLAND SECRETARY OF STATE, STATE HOUSE, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND 21401. You can also contact them at (410) 974-5534.
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