he American Spaniel Club Foundation establishes a match fund to help canine
victims of Hurricane Katrina.
CROSSVILLE, TN - The American Spaniel Club Foundation, Inc. announced a
dollar-for-dollar matched fund to help meet the needs of dogs affected by
the hurricane Katrina disaster.
"The devastation is indescribable, and we are aware that federal and state
resources will be stretched to cover the costs of human rescue and clean
up," said American Spaniel Club Foundation Executive Director, Patricia
Darke. "Providing help to those canine victims requires additional money.
We are working to supplement those resources from the Cocker Spaniel fancy."
Donated dollars to the Hurricane Katrina Canine Victim Relief Fund will be
matched, up to $5,000, by the American Spaniel Club Foundation to double the
amount collected, and sent to support the American Kennel Club crisis relief
To donate, make checks payable to ASCF - Hurricane Katrina Canine Victim
Relief Fund and mail to:
American Spaniel Club Foundation, Inc.
Wilma Parker, Fund Coordinator
8173 Red Mill Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069-1718
"People need to respond in times like these. The ASCF-Hurricane Katrina
Canine Victim Relief Fund gives us the opportunity to help individually and
as a group," said Ms. Darke, "for the love of our breed and all dogs."
The American Spaniel Club Foundation, Inc. is a not for profit, 501( c)(3)
organization founded to support scientific research and program development
to advance the health and well-being of dogs, Flushing Spaniels and Cocker