Friends of Strays and The Saint Petersburg Free Clinic Announce Pet Food Pantry Partnership
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Beginning Monday, February 25th, Friends of Strays will be joining forces with the St. Petersburg Free Clinic for our Community Pet Food Pantry. The Friends of Strays’ Pet Food Pantry has been providing low-income households with
Friends of Strays started the Pet Food Pantry in an effort to keep pets with their families and out of shelters. Since 2015, we have distributed more than 180,000 pounds of cat and dog food to qualified, low-income families throughout Pinellas County. The program is solely run on donations from the public. If you would like to donate to the Pet Food Pantry, food will still be collected at Friends of Strays.
“This partnership is a win-win for all parties involved,” says Friends of Strays CEO, Dara Eckart. “With the St. Petersburg Free Clinic overseeing
The St. Petersburg Free Clinic is a multi-service, independent, not-for-profit human services agency providing community neighbors assistance with food, shelter and health care. They have been caring for the underserved facing temporary emergency needs throughout Pinellas County since 1970. It is comprised of eight programs that are a beacon of hope for families and individuals who fall through the crack of existing systems and services.