Help Pets, Help People
Feeding Pets of the Homeless™ keeps pets healthy, so those experiencing homelessness in San Diego can keep their lifeline.
In 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) counted 567,715 people experiencing homelessness in the United States. More than half of people living unsheltered on the streets — 53% — were living in California; that’s a 21% increase from the year before. While HUD doesn’t do an official pet count, it’s estimated between 5 and 20% of homeless people have animal companions.
Since 2006, Genevieve Frederick, founder and president of Feeding Pets of the Homeless™, has been doing something to help. Read the full publication here!