American Humane Honors Philanthropist Lois
13 Years of Tail-Wagging Advocacy at
The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach
PALM BEACH, FL – American
nation’s first and largest animal welfare organization, paid
tribute to prominent Palm Beach philanthropist Lois Pope
during a celebration of advocacy at
Animal lovers and benevolent supporters flocked to Palm
Beach to honor Ms. Pope and her advocacy with American
Humane, whose mission is to promote the welfare and safety
of all animals, and to strengthen the bond between animals
and people. Guests enjoyed lavish hors d’oeuvres, creative
desserts, and music by the Danny Beck Band, who brought down
the house with “Proud to be an American” in tribute to Ms.
Ms. Pope, whose passion for helping U.S.
veterans has earned her the moniker
“The Pope of Disabled
her long-standing partnership with American Humane, she has
supported life-saving programs like the Pups4Patriots
initiative, which pairs highly trained service dogs with
veterans suffering from
stress and traumatic brain injury, at no cost to the
Notable guests included American Humane's president and CEO
Dr. Robin Ganzert, Lois and Tova Leidesdorf, Herb and Rita
Krauss, Herb and Sharon Jablin, Gail Worth, Arlette Gordon,
John and Nancy Payne, Patty Martin, Simone Bonutti, Florence
Seiler, Bill McBride, Lloyd Schiller, Brooke Samples, Maude
Cook, and Susie Goldsmith.
“We are so grateful to Lois Pope and her valiant efforts to
help and empower our wonderful veterans. She is an
inspiration to us all,” said American Humane president and
CEO, Dr. Robin Ganzert. “Tonight, is a celebration of Lois’
incredible work, and it’s an honor to celebrate her love for
animals and beneficent legacy with American Humane these
past 13 years.
About American Humane
American Humane is the country’s first national humane
organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal
welfare, overseeing the humane treatment of more than one
billion animals across the globe each year. Founded in 1877,
with offices in Palm Beach and Washington, DC, American
Humane has been First to Serve™ the cause of animals and for
145 years has been at the forefront of virtually every major
advance in the humane movement.
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