According to Feeding America, a national food bank, 1 in 8 Americans (37 million people) received emergency food help in 2010; that is an increase of 46% since 2005. Many families are abandoning their pets because they are having a difficult time feeding their human family members.
From October 28 - November 11th, Petco and the Petco Foundation will host the third annual Food Drive to kick off the holiday season and ensure that all pet parents can enjoy a healthy and plentiful Thanksgiving with their four-legged family members. All food collected during the food drive will be donated to food banks in each local community to help families in need keep their pets.
ALL volunteers will receive a $5 off Petco coupon. Additionally, one volunteer will win a $500 Petco shopping spree for the pet food bank partner of their choice.
The Petco Foundation is now recruiting volunteers to support this event. Volunteers will:
If you know anyone interested in volunteering for this opportunity to help needy families in their community, please provide the following information on how to visit the Petco C.A.R.E.S. website online to sign up: