Manhattan Soup Kitchen Has Open Doors for Homeless People AND Their Pets (Link)

8 Oct

Pet Friendly Soup Kitchen

JoAnn Chateau

New York City soup kitchen Collide recognizes the interdependent relationship of homeless people and their pets. They feed both!

Feeding homeless people and their pets

One Soup Kitchen Is Opening Its Doors To Homeless Pets (Link)

In a city where 8.4 million call home, more than 52,000 people sleep in a homeless shelter and at least 3,200 additional people sleep on the streets of New York City. For many, the only emotional support, stability and unconditional love they receive comes from the loyal pets that stay close to them during their hardships. But this bond isn’t always easy. Fortunately there is help.

At the intersection of human and animal welfare you will find a New York City-based grassroots organization known as Collide. Operating in Manhattan, a devoted team of volunteers work to serve the transient community of New York City, specifically offering free services for companion animals of the homeless in the form of food, clothing…

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