JOPLIN HUMANE SOCIETY INC
Rating: 3 stars 2 reviews
Issues: Animals, Disaster Aid
Location: 4400 Swede Ln Joplin MO 64801 USA
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Never going back to this organization. Was a willing and cheery donor until I saw how they treat people at intake. I donated (I do NOT anymore) money to this organization to help animals in the area. My donor dollars are from outside of Joplin, and I never considered that a problem. Until I saw their intake, and realized that, while they're perfectly willing to take out of town donations, they don't take out-of-town animals. So I'm going to find somewhere else to send my money until they turn down out-of-town money as quickly as out-of-town animals.
The Joplin Humane Society has faced an astounding challenge in handling the animals that survived but were lost after the horrific tornado that devastated over a quarter of Joplin. With assistance from several other state and national animal humane & rescue groups, they have taken in over 800 animals and reunited more than 250. The staff and volunteers have done a stellar job under adverse circumstances including the death of the Executive Director Karen Aquino’s step-daughter, Rachel Markham, who perished in the disaster.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing the posts of people who have been reunited with their pets on the Joplin Humane Society Animal Adoption and Resource Center facebook page
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
shorten the name Joplin Humane Society Animal Adoption and Resource Center
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Found it's Facebook page after the devastating tornado that tore up the town
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