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Free Pet Food Offered to Affected Federal Employee



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Pet Food Pantry
3953 Belt Line Road
Addison, Texas 75001

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Operation Kindness Provides Pet Food during Government Shutdown

WHAT: Operation Kindness’ Pet Food Pantry is offering free bags of food and cat litter to local federal employees affected by the government shutdown. The Food Pantry program provides temporary food assistance, so owners can keep their pets in good care.

“The Pet Food Pantry is about helping owners keep their pets,” said Jim Hanophy, chief executive officer of Operation Kindness. “We don’t want federal employees to have to worry about feeding or surrendering them.”

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 12 – 3 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Pet Food Pantry 3953 Belt Line Road Addison, TX 75001

REQUIREMENT: Show federal employee identification card

DETAILS: If interested in adopting, all animals are listed on Operation Kindness’ website, Operation Kindness gives active military members a 25 percent discount on pet adoptions as well.

About Operation Kindness Founded in 1976, Operation Kindness is the original and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas. Its mission is to care for homeless cats and dogs in a no-kill environment until each is adopted into responsible homes and to advocate humane values and behavior. Operation Kindness has saved more than 100,000 animals since its inception. The shelter assists more than 5,000 dogs and cats each year, caring for an average of 300 animals daily with another 100-150 animals in foster homes.

Learn more about Operation Kindness at or on Facebook (


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