Petco Foundation Grants HSCCL an $18,000 Grant

Petco Foundation Grant

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work

Grant of $18,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Henderson and Kaufman Counties in Texas

Tool, Texas (May 6, 2020) – The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake (HSCCL) of Tool, Texas announced it has been awarded an $18,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to provide medical care support for animals awaiting adoption, including general care, vaccinations, spay/neuter, and necessary veterinary/medical treatment.

The Petco Foundation investment will allow HSCCL to continue its focus to provide improved medical care for all animals at the shelter, and in turn increase their adoption rate.

“It’s organizations like the Petco Foundation that help smaller non-profits like ours sustain,” said HSCCL Director Sharon Banaszak. “The funds will allow us to provide additional preventative care for our animals and will help us save more animal lives. We are very thankful to the Petco Foundation for their generous support.”

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is a nonprofit organization established in 1983. Their mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals through care, education, and advocacy supporting counties in Henderson and Kaufman, Texas. HSCCL cares for over 3,000 animals per year.

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About the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake

Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake (HSCCL) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, established in 1983 to serve the animals and people of Kaufman and Henderson counties. Their mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals through care, education and advocacy. HSCCL provides shelter, food, and TLC to more than 3,000 animals each year.

About the Petco Foundation

At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $260 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet adoptions. So far, we’ve helped more than 6.5 million pets find their new loving families, and we’re just getting started. Visit to learn more about how you can get involved.