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Stop Donating to the Humane Society of the United States! Why???

Many Chicagoans are animal-lovers-- as myself--so learning of this outrage involving a long-standing 'animal-welfare' organization, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), I had to post. Here's a link to Humane Watch group, that 'outed' the abuses of HSUS.

A family member showed me a letter from Humane Watch, detailing allegations against heads of HSUS. It was sent to all who donated to the HSUS in the past (apparently, H.W. has the same lists). Describing:

-HSUS uses the "humane"...

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Many Chicagoans are animal-lovers-- as myself--so learning of this outrage involving a long-standing 'animal-welfare' organization, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), I had to post. Here's a link to Humane Watch group, that 'outed' the abuses of HSUS.

A family member showed me a letter from Humane Watch, detailing allegations against heads of HSUS. It was sent to all who donated to the HSUS in the past (apparently, H.W. has the same lists). Describing:

-HSUS uses the "humane" tag to emotionally prey on the public (deliberately confusing
& taking away funds from local shelters using that same tagname, "humane society").
- HSUS has "Zero Pet Shelters"--count 'em-- 0!!; giving a measly 1% of its $120 Mil budget to local shelters
- Its CEO & VP-- now both gone (Wayne Paelle, a 20-year top-dog there who was getting paid 380K a year, & Paul Shapiro, were both accused of years-long sexual harassment & abuse of employees, interns, & volunteers; involving threats, payoffs (w. donor funds!) & punishments (demotions, etc.).
- The Board of Directors (most still extant!), were mostly hand-picked by Paelle & enabled this perverse climate to go on for years
- HSUS spends 1/2 its large budget on raising MORE money (via galas, Hollywood bashes, etc.)! Recently, one of their companies was fined by the FTC for "deceptive fundraising"; & in a federal case, it was fined an $11 million "racketeering fine" for paying a federal witness under the table!
- IRS records reveal HSUS has socked away $50 million in donor monies to various Caribbean accounts; absolutely no transparency, explanation, oversight!

Shred any HSUS mailings pronto!!
Instead, donate to local animal shelters & welfare organizations to help the animals in your communities.
Vet any larger national orgs (animal welfare or otherwise) that you are considering donating your hard-earned dollars to in the future.

https://www.humanewatch.org/

    HumaneWatch
    Keeping a watchful eye on the Humane Society of the United States
    https://www.humanewatch.org
  • Fellow Resident-Non PC liflong B.P. resident.

    Known they were frauds for many years now, But who listens ?

  • Known this for years, and spread the word as much as I could. I now donate only to no-kill shelters, especially PAWS here in Chicago

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Crime News Update

...live in Beats 815 or 821 (see map), come to St. Bruno School (south end), 4839 S. Harding, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 7 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

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Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 4800 block of South Karlov and stole a metal extension ladder. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 53-year-old man, at 4:50 p.m. Jan. 30.

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...in the right calf as he walked with friends down a sidewalk in front of 6602 S. St. Louis at 10:11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. The victim was driven to Holy Cross...

...the lower back and right thigh as he stood on a sidewalk in front of 3456 W. 66th St. at 1:42 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5. The victim told police that a rival...

...gang member was shot in the ankle as he walked down a sidewalk in the 6400 block of South Kedzie at 3:01 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. The shooter fired from a red van...

A 25 year-old man was shot in the leg as he stood in the 2600 block of West 64th Street at 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. He was transported to Advocate Christ Hospital, where he was listed in good condition. No one is in custody.

...was beaten unconscious and robbed when he walked in a bathroom of a bar at 3344 W. 47th St. at about 3 a.m. Jan. 28. The victim had been drinking at the bar...

...carjacked him as he sat in his vehicle in the parking lot of Wendy’s, 5679 S. Archer, at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. The victim told police that he and...

...West Elsdon man was robbed at gunpoint as he worked in his garage in the 3700 block of West 58th Place at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29. The victim told police that two men walked...

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Burglars forced their way through a gate at the Midway Airport cellular lot at 6239 S. Cicero and stole a set of skid steers from a Bobcat parked at the site. The skid steers are valued at $1,200, according to a project superintendent for the victim, a Rosemont-based general contractor.

Burglars broke through the service door and the overhead door of a garage in the 5500 block of South Keeler and stole three bicycles, a five-ton jack, an air compressor, a small vacuum and assorted tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 44-year-old man, at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2.

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Burglars forced open the front door of a home in the 3600 block of West 67th Place and stole a purse with about $230 inside. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 40-year-old woman, at about 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1.

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Burglars broke into a garage in the 6100 block of South Kenneth and stole a snow blower, a grass trimmer, a leaf blower, two car speakers, a cordless drill and other items. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 42-year-old man, at 7 a.m. Jan. 15 but was not reported until two weeks later.

...in your neighborhood? If you live in Beat 814 (see map), come to Vittum Park, 5050 W. 50th St., at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

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    Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

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