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Osage man donates a ton of food to the Humane Society


This news story was published on December 22, 2011.
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An Osage man has made a large donation to the Humane Society of North Iowa: 2000 pounds of dog food!

The donor, Garth Jordan, made arrangements through the Osage Cooperative Elevator to purchase fifty 40-pound bags of Red Flannel brand dog food and have it delivered to the Humane Society of North Iowa in Mason City. He made the donation to honor the memory of his beloved dog, Muffin, an Airedale who was his faithful companion for many years.

“I’ve always been a supporter of the Humane Society of North Iowa,” stated Mr. Jordan, “and I wanted to do something special to honor the memory of Muffin and to also help the dogs in need at the shelter.”

The bags of food arrived today on two pallets, were neatly stacked in a food supply room at the shelter, and is already being put to good use.

“We are overwhelmed by such a generous donation from Mr. Jordan,” said Sybil Soukup, Executive Director of the Humane Society of North Iowa. “He has donated half of the year’s dog food supply, saving us considerable expense. We are extremely grateful,” concluded Soukup.

The Humane Society of North Iowa is a non-profit organization that serves a 9 county area in North Iowa and operates a no-kill rescue animal shelter in Mason City. In the past 25 years, HSNI has found loving homes for over 6800 abandoned, displaced, and neglected animals. For more information, please call the Humane Society of North Iowa at: 641-423-6241 or visit them online at: www.hsni.org

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2 Responses to Osage man donates a ton of food to the Humane Society

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    Anonymouse Reply Report comment

    December 22, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    Very cool Christmas gift. Let’s see who else will step up to make it an annual occurrence.

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      Shutta Reply Report comment

      December 22, 2011 at 8:06 pm

      Yes it is awesome!!!! More people need to do stuff like this!! Christmas bonus time is the time of year to donate it to wonderful places like the Animal Shelter & HSNI!!