Pet Leadership Council

Giving Network

Helping Pets in Need

The Pet Leadership Council Giving Network is a collaboration between the Pet Leadership Council and GreaterGood.org‘s RescueBank to connect pet care companies with companion animals in need of supplies and other resources. It provides a fast and effective way to mobilize the pet industry to respond to crises and to ensure that pets in need receive the care they deserve.

Giving Network

How It Works

Companies Volunteer Supplies

Organizations register to become Giving Network partners. Giving Network partners will receive periodic updates from the Giving Network, including action alerts about pets in need.

Partners can submit donation offers via the Giving Network dashboard. Submitted donation offers are reviewed by a member of the Giving Network team to attempt to find a suitable recipient.

RescueBank Facilitates Logistics

Once a suitable donation/recipient match has been found, RescueBank will coordinate the pickup and transport of supplies from the location specified by the donor to a regional distribution center operated by a RescueBank affiliate.

Animals in Need Receive Supplies

After the donation has been delivered to a regional distribution center of RescueBank affiliate, pre-qualified not-for-profit organizations in the area are notified. These organizations pay a small, weight-based handling fee to pick up the supplies. This fee is waived for law enforcement and disaster-related activity.

Realtime Response

Disasters often strike quickly and without notice. For the animals and humans affected, every moment counts.

That’s why the Pet Leadership Council’s Giving Network was designed to react to crises immediately. As soon as disaster strikes, details about the event are sent out to all members of the Giving Network. Members in a position to provide supplies or other forms of assistance can report what they have. From there, RescueBank works with entities in the affected region to coordinate the delivery of resources to those who need it the most. 

Ready to Help?

The resources provided by your organization can make all the difference for animals in need. To get started today, sign up or log in below.

Giving Network Action Alerts

Oklahoma Flooding

Heavy rains across the Great Plains have overfilled the Tulsa levee system, resulting in widespread flooding across surrounding areas.

A number of communities near Tulsa have been cut off by flooding and are unable to receive supplies via roadways. Search and rescue teams in the region are ferrying essential supplies for animals to these communities, but are in dire need of additional resources.

Supplies provided will be delivered to the Tulsa Humane Society for distribution to multiple organizations within the affected areas.

Supplies in Critical Demand

  • Cat Supplies
    • Cat toys (x100)
    • Litter boxes (x100)
  • Dog Supplies
    • Dog toys, durable (x100)
    • Dog collars, large (x100)
    • Leashes (x100)
    • Puppy pads

Pet Care Essentials Kits

Hundreds of thousands of homeless individuals and survivors of domestic violence rely on their pets for companionship, even when stable housing is unavailable.

To help ensure that people and their pets receive the care they need, GreaterGood.org is assembling 3,000 kits containing basic provisions like food and toiletries. Each kit will consist of a backpack, one can of wet dog food, one small bag of dry dog food, a collapsible feeding dish, dog treats, bathing/hygienic wipes, toothpaste, a toothbrush, and information about resources available in the area. Kits will be issued to police and animal control officers in select cities for distribution to people and pets in need.

Supplies in Critical Demand

  • Pet Care
    • Dog food, dry (smaller bags preferred)
    • Dog treats
    • Grooming wipes
  • Human Care
    • Toothbrushes
    • Toothpaste (travel sizes preferred)
    • Shower/hygienic wipes
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