Category Archives: Helping Pets and People in Crisis

Alliance Responds and Rescues Pets Stranded by East Harlem Explosion

Thursday, March 13, 2014 This time, an explosion rocked East Harlem. Two buildings collapsed and hundreds of families were displaced on Wednesday due to a gas leak. On Thursday, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals stepped in* to help pet … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals Launches Marion Dougherty Safe Haven Fund to Assist Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets

Monday, July 29, 2013 – New York, NY – Marion Dougherty, the legendary Hollywood casting director, is helping protect domestic violence victims and their pets, even after her passing. Her estate has donated $80,000 to the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s … Continue reading

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Family and Dog Escape Domestic Violence and Reunite Through Alliance Program

Toby is back with his family now. But it wouldn’t have happened were it not for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals’ Helping Pets and People in Crisis program. For the last five years, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals … Continue reading

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Social Work Intern Helps Pets and People in Crisis

by Millie Gonzalez My name is Millie Gonzalez and I am a Social Work student at Lehman College, currently doing my internship with the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals’ Helping Pets and People in Crisis pilot program. When I began … Continue reading

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Help for Victims of Domestic Violence and Their Pets

Efforts in New York City to create safe havens for victims of domestic violence and their pets was the subject of a New York Daily News article published on Saturday, January 28. According to the article, prepared by Daily News … Continue reading

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