Crypto Has Gone to the Animals This GivingTuesday


Boston, Nov. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOUR PAWS, the international animal welfare group, proclaims Pawthereum has provided to match donations to FOUR PAWS’ Boston-based workplace up to $50,000 for GivingTuesday and CryptoGivingTuesday. Pawthereum is a community-run crypto mission that offers again to animal shelters and advocates for the well-being of animals in want.

Celebrating the group’s largest cryptocurrency donation to date, FOUR PAWS is getting ready for an thrilling kick off to the giving season. This yr, FOUR PAWS collects donations in direction of the enlargement of a key Rescue and Adoption Center for canines in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This facility is one the place FOUR PAWS housed 61 canines after Cambodian authorities seized a minivan on the approach to a slaughterhouse again in February.  FOUR PAWS’ #ProtectMillions marketing campaign goals to finish the canine and cat meat commerce in Southeast Asia, and Giving Tuesday offers the excellent vacation to sort out such an necessary international problem.

“GivingTuesday is always a huge giving holiday for us here at FOUR PAWS, but this year is special as we can match this incredible generosity from Pawthereum,” stated Claire LaFrance, Communications Director for FOUR PAWS. She continued, “Ever since we entered the world of cryptocurrency, we have been blown away by the community’s dedication to change and philanthropic evolution. The Giving Block and cryptocurrency charity projects like Pawthereum are leading the charge!”

#GivingTuesday and #CryptoGivingTuesday is held yearly on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and this yr is on Nov. thirtieth.

It is a world motion born as a substitute to the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday and fueled by the energy of giving. The presence of philanthropy in the cryptocurrency communities is considerable. #CryptoGivingTuesday trended final yr as the largest annual event for crypto fundraising and giving and is the official begin of #Bagseason, the fundraising season that runs the month of December and conjures up crypto giving.

FOUR PAWS started accepting cryptocurrency again in August of this yr by the platform, The Giving Block. The Giving Block makes it straightforward for nonprofits to settle for cryptocurrency donations like bitcoin whereas additionally providing donors a extra tax environment friendly approach to help their favourite causes. The firm works with over 800 nonprofits and goals to course of $100m in cryptocurrency donations in 2021.

“As a proud cat dad to a rescue kitty, I love to see the continued impact of crypto philanthropy ensuring animal welfare globally: Huge thanks to the Pawthereum community for their support of FOUR PAWS to help to create a world where we all treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding,” Said Michael Earley, Head of Research & Nonprofit Outreach at The Giving Block.

FOUR PAWS imaginative and prescient is to finish the brutal canine and cat meat commerce in Southeast Asia which might save an estimated 10 million cats and dogs- typically pets- from being stolen, trafficked, and killed per yr. By increasing this facility, making room for extra canines, creating areas for potential adoptees, FOUR PAWS anticipates many extra lives can be saved.

To donate to FOUR PAWS, go to their GivingTuesday web page right here, or with over 50 cryptocurrencies right here.

  • FOUR PAWS and pet Rocket
  • FOUR PAWS and canine Rocket in Cambodia