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Showing the Love at The Animal Rescue Site


Valentine's Day gifts purchased from The Animal Rescue Site help fund food for animals in need.

Seattle, WA, January 11, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Looking for something to warm the heart of the animal lover in your life?

“Pawsitively” perfect gift ideas exist at The Animal Rescue Site’s new Valentine's Day webpage (http://shop.theanimalrescuesite.com/store/category.do?categoryId=2561).

Every purchase made through The Animal Rescue Site’s store helps fund food for animals in shelters. For example, each “Key to My Heart Paw Key Chain” purchased (http://shop.theanimalrescuesite.com/store/item.do?itemId=35155) funds 14 bowls of food for animals in need.

The Animal Rescue Site also offers a number of Gifts That Give More that allow you to make a donation directly to a favorite animal charity or rescue project and 100% of the money collected for these projects is passed directly to charity by the GreaterGood.org (http://shop.theanimalrescuesite.com/store/category.do?categoryId=2830).

More on The Animal Rescue Site (www.theanimalrescuesite.com)

The Animal Rescue Site receives literally millions of visitors each month, hitting record highs in web traffic during the final quarter of 2008. Since 2002, The Animal Rescue Site has worked with animal rescue services around the world, from helping to feed abandoned pets in the United States to protecting wildlife in Africa.

Beneficiaries of the Animal Rescue Site’s Click to Give program include The Fund for Animals, the North Shore Animal League, and Petfinder.com. In 2008, clicks on The Animal Rescue Site funded the value of funded the value of 67,054,500 bowls of food for animals sheltering in sanctuaries (up from 37,284,227 in 2007!). Purchases at The Animal Rescue Site store funded the value of an additional 10,836,314 bowls of food (slightly more than double of donations funded in 2007).

Recent additions to The Animal Rescue Site’s Gifts That Give More™ program include assistance to charities rescuing animal victims of the U.S. Midwest floods, aiding animal victims of the China earthquakes, funding for the VSPCA programs for street animals in India, and support for International Fund for Animal Welfare’s programs in Canada, Africa, and Russia, among others.

Recently, The Animal Rescue Site raised more than $86,000 to help IFAW’s rescue efforts on the Gulf Coast following Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.

Additionally, in 2008, The Animal Rescue Site is gave away $100,000 to 57 shelters and rescue organizations associated with Petfinder.com. Awards from $1,000 to $25,000 were made based on the visitors’ votes.

The Animal Rescue Site’s store carries a wide range of fair trade products from artisans and cooperatives around the world as well as hundreds of green and recycled products. Click on “Fair Trade” or “Shop Green” at The Animal Rescue Site’s store (http://shop.theanimalrescuesite.com/) to see a complete list of products.

The Animal Rescue Site is part of the GreaterGood Network of websites dedicated to harnessing the power of the Internet to address such issues as the health and well-being of people (particularly women and children), animals, and the planet.

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GreaterGood Network
Rosemary Jones
206-268-5496
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www.theanimalrescuersite.com

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