Jennifer Bauer, President (new) "I started volunteering with Rosenberg Animal Control (RAC), because I wanted to help homeless animals. I quickly found out that SOCA pulls a lot of animals from RAC and area shelters to get dogs and cats into foster homes. So, I volunteered to be a SOCA foster – and 2 days [...]
Before the pandemic, our usual annual dog intakes were around 275, and our cat intakes were around 315. When the pandemic and restrictions hit, our dog intakes increased to around 550, and our cat intakes increased to almost 500. 2021 presented challenges for foster-based animal rescue in Fort Bend County, TX. Area shelters continued to [...]
Houston PetSet continued their support for SOCA in 2021 with a generous donation to support our 2021 strategic objectives: Dog and Cat Rescue, Adopt, and Transport Cat Trap, Spay/Neuter, Return to Field, and Help Community to Manage Colonies For more information about Houston PetSet and their contributions to the Houston metropolitan area animal rescue, see [...]
We thank REMAX Emma Dow Team for their continued support of SOCA-FBC. Our latest December 2021 donation was a generous $5,000. On every sale or purchase of a home, they donate to a local animal shelter or rescue. The company tag line is “Helping People And Their Pets Find Homes.” SOCA is fortunate to be [...]
Thank you to Adopt-a-Pet and Bayer Advantage for a generous donation of Advantage II flea prevention for our SOCA foster cats! Adopt-a-Pet and Bayer announced the grant in June in honor of Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month. Only 30 shelters and rescues across the US were awarded a total of $100,000 in product!
One of BISSELL Pet Foundation’s focus areas is helping to reduce the number of homeless dogs and cats through their spay/neuter grants. In August 2021, SOCA was awarded a very generous grant of $6,995 to spay and neuter our rescued dogs and cats. We appreciate our partnership with BISSELL!
PetSmart Charities committed up to $2 million to support pets and people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of PetSmart’s Emergency Relief program, SOCA-FBC received a generous unrestricted donation in March 2021 that enabled us to cover additional medical and adoption expenses incurred during the pandemic. We appreciate our partnership with PetSmart!
Petco Love (previously Petco Foundation) has been a strong supporter of SOCA-FBC over the past few years. In April of 2021, they again showed their generosity with an $8,000 grant. We're using the funds to care for the significant increase in animals that we've saved since the COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate our partnership with Petco!
**THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION** Job Overview: In this volunteer role, you will be responsible for recruiting, training, and organizing volunteers to assist both the dog and cat adoptions teams in a variety of roles and locations. Your volunteers may also help with other activities, such as marketing, fundraising, and researching grant opportunities and requirements. [...]
Job Overview: In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating with the SOCA-FBC administration team to determine the needs of the rescue at that time and what types of Social Media posts would be needed in order to fulfill those needs. To be successful in this role you will need to be able to [...]