Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff To Serve As Ambassador For Feed The Hungry Fund

American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, today announced that renowned philanthropist Jean Shafiroff will serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Feed the Hungry fund.

“We are thrilled to have Jean as an ambassador for American Humane and our spokesperson for our critical Feed the Hungry fund,” said Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane. “With Jean by our side, I am confident we can provide more than one million meals to hungry animals in need across the country. Importantly, Jean will also help educate people about the need to make their pandemic pets permanent members of their family.”

Through its grant program to rescues and shelters the fund has served more than 345,000 meals to date.

American Humane launched its Feed the Hungry fund to feed and care for animals across the country who have been abandoned during the novel coronavirus crisis. Through its grant program to rescues and shelters the fund has served more than 345,000 meals to date.

“Animals have a special place in my heart, and I am saddened to see so many being abandoned and left hungry during this time of crisis,” said Jean Shafiroff. “I hope to be able to help American Humane call even more attention to the critical need to help pets across the country and turn temporary homes into forever homes for many who being fostered during the pandemic.”

Sadly, up to 6 million animals end up in shelters every year and more than 1.5 million are euthanized. Hundreds of thousands face abuse, neglect, and homelessness in the face of crises and natural disasters.

Sadly, up to 6 million animals end up in shelters every year and more than 1.5 million are euthanized. Hundreds of thousands face abuse, neglect, and homelessness in the face of crises and natural disasters.

“These animals rely on humane groups to provide lifesaving shelter and relief from the dire circumstances they face. We hope animal lovers everywhere will join us in helping to feed and protect our precious four-legged friends,” Dr. Ganzert said.

Jean Shafiroff is renowned for her charitable giving and commitment to philanthropy. She chairs numerous galas and hosts many events benefiting several not-for-profit organizations each year and is the author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give, a book that serves as a practical guide for both the aspiring and seasoned philanthropist.



She serves on the boards of six charitable organizations, including the New York City Mission Society, Southampton Hospital Association, French Heritage Society, Couture Council (Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology), Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Honorary Board, and Global Strays. She is an Honorary Trustee of the Jewish Board and served on their board for 28 years. She is also an ambassador for the American Humane Society and is their national spokesperson for their Feeding America program.

She serves as the Ambassador-at-large for the Southampton Animal Shelter. In addition, Jean is a New York Women’s Foundation Board Alumna who remains very active with the Foundation and women’s issues. A volunteer fundraiser, leader, and spokesperson for several charitable causes, Jean Shafiroff’s philanthropic work includes improving the lives of underserved populations, animal rights, women’s rights, and well-being, and health care.

Jean has been honored for her philanthropic work countless times. Some of the groups that have honored her include the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, NYC Mission Society, Surgeons of Hope, the Hadassah, and the Jewish Board.

For more information visit: www.jeanshafiroff.com/

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