A Summary from the Cherryland Humane Society’s Annual Meeting in September

The Cherryland Humane Society’s Annual Meeting took place on Monday, September 9th. At the meeting, members received a packet that included information on CHS accomplishments in 2012, the financial report for 2012, the budget for 2013 and shelter statistics for 2012 (intake and euthanasia information).CHS received approximately $517,000 in income, the biggest chunks coming from donations and wills, memorials and trusts. Their expenses came to around $445,000, leaving almost $72,000 in net income. The financial report also shows that they have around $396,00 in investment accounts.

CHS was the recipient of many fundraisers in 2012 by outside groups including schools, companies and individuals. They also received many grants and continued with long-time activities including their donate a brick program. They also started a Facebook page in 2013.

According to the 2012 shelter reports that are compiled with information submitted by animal shelters and documented by the Michigan Department of Agriculture, CHS took in 425 dogs and 906 cats in 2012. Of those, 8 dogs were euthanized (1.8%) and 298 cats were euthanized (32.8%). This is an improvement from 2011 when 40.2% of cats were euthanized and 2010 when 46.3% of cats were euthanized.

To view the entire 2012 financial report, click on the Financial Report.

To see the 2013 budget click on the Budget.

If you’d like a copy of any other reports, please email me here.

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