BALTIMORE, MD / AGILITYPR.NEWS / June 10, 2021 / Regency Pet LLC, the leading pet aftercare services provider in the United States is announcing that its non-profit (501c3) foundation Regency Relief will conduct a nationwide pet-friendly program to help food insecure families feed their dogs and cats.
“We established Regency Relief to provide compassion through action when pet families need it most,” says Buttz. “Many families are struggling with difficult choices like paying the rent or buying food,” says Regency President Scott Buttz. “It’s heartbreaking to have to choose between feeding your pet and your family. Regency Relief strives to provide compassion through action when pet families need it most.”
During 2021, dozens of food giveaways will take place throughout the South, Midwest, and West Coast, where Regency Relief will distribute more than 150 tons of dog and cat food. The events will be held in partnership with local food banks, and community organizations. Regency Relief encourages community members to stop by with their pets to pick up free dog or cat food for themselves or anyone they know who needs help feeding their precious four-legged family members. For more information, sites and schedules, visit www.regencyfamily.com/regency-relief.
Regency team members will be onsite at every event. They are experts in assisting families during what can be one of the most difficult, painful times: the loss of a pet. A trusted partner of veterinary clinics, animal hospitals and their staff, Regency provides vast experience, resources, with unwavering dedication and the utmost professionalism.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, about 13.7 million households, or 10.5% of all U.S. households, experienced food insecurity at some point during 2019. Some 14 million U.S. children aren’t receiving enough food, according to a Brookings Institution study totaling over quarter (27.5%) of households with children.
U.S. food banks this past year have been struggling to keep up with in overwhelming increase in demand from families facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As many as 40% of families seeking support are doing so for the first time.
Photo: Regency Relief team member at a local event to provide dog and cat food to pet families. (credit: Regency Relief)
Regency Pet LLC
Regency Pet is the leading pet aftercare services provider in the United States. Serving pet families and partnering with veterinarians across the country, the Company provides continuity of compassionate care through unparalleled service, transparency, and technology. Regency has expanded rapidly into new markets, advanced total service delivery through certified industry leading operators and continues to innovate, providing the best services, value, and care to families at their time of need. The company is funded by Access Holdings, a private equity firm. For more information about Regency’s growth and expansion, visit www.regencyfamily.com. Follow us on: Facebook | Linkedin | Instagram | YouTube