Rubber %2C + Inc. (“Chewy”) (NYSE: CHWY), a leading online destination for pet parents and partners, today announced a new campaign to support shelters and rescues nationwide in partnership with customers during the giving season. In honor of Giving + Tuesday, Chewy has committed to matching up to $2 million in customer donations made through Shelter or Wish List + Rescue between November 24-30, 2021. A matching donation will then be distributed in partnership with Greater + Good + Charities for animal welfare organizations nationwide, giving Chewy customers the opportunity to donate once and donate twice.
The Chewy Wish List feature allows any nonprofit shelter or rescue operation in the United States to curate a list of the items they need, which is then made available to millions of pet parents who can donate those items and have them delivered straight to their doorstep. organisation. Through this campaign, Chewy is giving pet parents everywhere the opportunity to double their donations and be part of more than $30 million in total donations of pet food, supplies, and products to shelters and rescues this year as part of the Chewy+Gives+Back Program .
“This time of year provides an excellent opportunity to partner with our clients to make a difference to shelter lives and rescue pets across the country. With so many animal welfare organizations in dire need of basic necessities,” said Meta Malhotra, Vice President of Chewy Health and Shelters. We wanted to provide an experience for pet parents to help meet those needs in a meaningful and personal way.”
“We are so grateful for this partnership with Chewy that allows us to help thousands of homeless pets and the people who care for them,” said Liz Baker, CEO of Major Goodwill. “The Chewy Wish List feature makes it easy for nonprofits across the country—including ours—to help rescue shelter pets in need. A matching donation will save millions of dollars in additional impact for animal welfare organizations nationwide, just when it’s needed most. “.
Chew’s charitable efforts help ensure that shelter and rescue organizations facing difficult circumstances have basic necessities, such as meals and supplies for the pets they care for. With the help of partners and animal welfare organizations, Chewy’s donations have provided pet food, health care supplies, and other essential products for pets in need across the country.
Our mission is to be the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents (and partners) everywhere. We believe we are the preeminent online source for pet products, supplies and recipes as a result of our wide selection of high quality products, offered at competitive prices and delivered with an exceptional level of care and a personal touch. We are constantly developing innovative ways for our customers to interact with us, partnering with nearly 2,500 of the best and most trusted brands in the pet industry, to deliver a high-level customer-centric experience to our customers.
About major charities
Greater + Good + Charities, is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with a rating of 100/100 on Charity Navigator, which amplifies the good in the world to improve the health and well-being of people, pets, and the planet. Since 2007, Greater Good Charities has provided more than $350 million in grants in cash and in kind to more than 5,000 charitable partners around the world and funded projects in 121 countries. To date, Greater Good Charities has provided more than $28 million in COVID-19 relief support, including cash grants, in-kind supplies, and program support. To learn more about how Greater Good Charities is amplifying good around the world, please visit Greatergood.org or follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok.
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