December 7 2012
12 Days of Charitable Giving 2012: Muttville
We are honored and thrilled to have been chosen as the second of Forbes magazine’s “12 Days of Charitable Giving” selections. WOW! Here’s the start of Kelly Phillips Erb’s post about her decision:
Last month, we had to say goodbye to our beloved dog, Lyle. It was truly difficult because he had been a member of the family for more than 13 years. Our dog came to us via a shelter in Philadelphia. It wasn’t a “no kill” shelter which means, of course, that it did kill if dogs stayed too long. But on a sunny Saturday in September of 1999, a little black lab mutt with a crooked jaw licked and jumped his way into our hearts and escaped a very different end. We like to think that he lived every day with the exuberance of a dog who somehow knew how lucky we all were to find each other.
That’s why it brings me much joy to introduce our second organization in the 12 Days of Charitable Giving: Muttville. …