Monday, January 18, 2010

Animals, humans benefit from charitable donations

By Linda Breazeale 
MSU Ag Communications
Mississippi State - Charitable gifts to Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine offer comfort and hope to those who cherish all kinds of animals.
Susan Kuykendall, an administrative assistant in the CVM’s clinical sciences department, oversees the Fund for CARE, which stands for Companion Animals Require Excellence. The fund was created several years ago to help fill in the gaps between state appropriations and needs at the veterinary college.
“Many people use the CARE fund to memorialize pets or friends who loved animals. It is also common for people to make donations in honor of a veterinarian who is special to them,” Kuykendall said. “Donations come in all sizes, from very small to large, and are used to buy equipment that will help with animal care and educational needs of future veterinarians.  Read More...