Thank you for Supporting the Bi-State Pet Food Pantry

Saint Louis University Alpha Eta's Spring Fundraiser for the Bi-State Pet Food Pantry
From left: Chris Werner, Physician Assistant; Julie Wolter, Health Sciences; Katie Serfas, Occupational Therapy

Thank you to everyone who participated in the spring service project for the Alpha Eta Society, the national honor society for allied health professionals. The Bi-State Pet Food Pantry received more than 1,150 lbs of dry dog food.

During the final week for donation, a challenge between each department was held, with the Physician Assistant Department winning with more than 350lbs donated.

The Bi-State Pet Food Pantry, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is a St. Louis-based volunteer organization committed to keeping companion animals with their families during financially difficult times by providing pet food assistance. They strive to reduce the number of abandoned and unwanted pets in shelters and on the streets by providing nutritious pet food, as well as encouraging spay/neuter. Each month the Pantry distributes on average 12,000 pounds of pet food, treats and litter to over 170 families. Approximately 550 dogs and cats are helped each month. Their greatest need is dry dog or cat food.

Saint Louis University Alpha Eta's Spring Fundraiser for the Bi-State Pet Food Pantry
Top: Chris Werner, Katie Howard, Jeanette Herschbarger,Mitch Kohnen, Sarah Dueber, Katelyn Heil
Bottom: Evanne Hill, Frances Deadmond, Meghan Talley

Alpha Eta is a National Allied Health Honor Society. Its purpose is the promotion of scholarship and fellowship with other health sciences professionals and to recognize high achievement and significant contributions to the health professions. Student members are selected by their professors on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and achievement.

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