Tri States Public Radio partnered with Thorn’s Pets and Supplies in Galesburg, Illinois to make a donation of 380 pounds of food and supplies to the Humane Society of Fulton County.
Tri States Public Radio partnered with Thorn’s Pets and Supplies in Galesburg, Illinois to make a donation of 380 pounds of food and supplies to the Humane Society of Fulton County. The donation was part of Pledge Drive and Pets, a promotion to honor the memory of longtime Tri States Public Radio supporter Gil Belles, who died tragically last spring. Gil and his cat, Chessie Two, The Calico Princess were familiar to Tri States Public Radio Listeners as Gil and Chessie underwrote a number of programs on the station.
Pledge Drive and Pets was part of TSPR’s fall fund drive, for every $100 raised five pounds of food and supplies would be donated by two partnering pet supply stores, Thorn’s and Horse and Hound Country Store in Burlington, Iowa. The total donation would be divided between 10 humane societies in the TSPR listening area. The promotion generated over 3,800 pounds of food and supplies for the regional humane societies.
Thorn’s Pets and Supplies in Galesburg provides west-central Illinois residents a local choice for their pet food and supply needs. Information about Thorn’s can be found at thornspets.com.
The Humane Society of Fulton County is located at 22988 E. IL Rt. 9 Hwy in Canton. The humane society is the only shelter serving Fulton County. Area animal controls and humane society volunteers work hand-in-hand to care for and rehome homeless animals in Fulton County. More information about the Humane Society of Fulton County can be found on Facebook at Humane Society of Fulton County, Illinois.
Tri States Public Radio is an outreach service of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Western Illinois University. TSPR is an NPR affiliate station and provides information and entertainment of the highest possible caliber to enrich and engage the public, enhance quality of life, and meet the diverse needs of people in our region and beyond. Information about Tri States Public Radio is available at tspr.org.