In 2011, BISSELL is continuing its support of the pet community through a series of grants to the Petfinder.com Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that works to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets by providing resources and support services to animal adoption organizations across North America.
BISSELL’s gift to the foundation will directly fund numerous shelters and rescue groups in need of help, with one larger grant funding an Animal Lifeline trip in 2011. Animal Lifeline is a support organization for rescues, shelters and municipal groups that partners with the Petfinder.com Foundation to take groups of student volunteers and animal care professionals to provide education and resources to rural shelters in great need.
Each shelter that receives a BISSELL-funded grant also will participate in the Partners for Pets program, a partnership between BISSELL and LostPetUSA.net that provides qualified animal rescue and adoption organizations with discounts for pet lovers and shelter supporters, giving supporters free shipping and 10 percent off of select pet products on bissell.com. BISSELL will then donate an additional 10 percent of the purchase price back to the pet lover’s favorite participating shelter.