NCVMA Awards High Five Grant to Friends of Madison County Animals

North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Supports Nonprofit Dedicated to Increasing the Well-Being of Animals.

Marshall, NC, February 25, 2015 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced that it has awarded one of its five High Five grants to the Friends of Madison County Animals (FOMCA). FOMCA offers a number of area wide programs in Madison County, including vaccine clinics, spay-neuter clinics, Pet Pantry and Chain Free Madison. They have been working to improve the lives of animals in Madison County since 1995.

The High Five Grant Program was established to assist qualified organizations that promote community service as well as compassion and health for the people and animals of North Carolina. NCVMA will award $5,000 to FOMCA in 2015, and the organization will have the opportunity to reapply for the grant in 2016.

“We are pleased to award a grant to the Friends of Madison County Animals,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “We look forward to seeing the organization continue to grow and provide support to the animals in Madison County and increase their well-being through its area wide programs.”

- For more information about the Friends of Madison County Animals (FOMCA), visit

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Amanda Romano