“The young people we work with face persecution, forced flight from their homes, and instability that has robbed them of the security and safety that every child deserves... [now] we can provide them with a powerful gift: the chance to feel like a kid again.” - Anthony Enriquez, Director of Unaccompanied Minors Program - Read more
“I’ve learned that one voice, one act of kindness does make a difference.” -Mac Meek, Student Ambassador. When Mac Meek, of Ashland, Kentucky, got involved in the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum several years ago, he did it for one reason: to help animals. He never dreamed he’d travel to New York City to - Read more
Meet them in St. Louis Purina joins Mutt-i-grees® Ambassador Tyler Saal to make a lifesaving difference
As the director of Paws On Wellness, a St. Louis-based pet therapy program, Marion Endress has always known that animals have a lot to teach us. So when she discovered the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, she felt right at home. Coordinating her efforts with our friends at Purina, she brought the Curriculum to Hancock Place Elementary - Read more
Last year at this time, 12-year-old Ian Burleson was struggling with almost everything, especially school. Ian has autism spectrum disorder, and like many people with this challenge, he’s subject to meltdowns. Various things can prompt a meltdown, including change and unpredictability. Since Ian was about to make the transition from elementary to middle school - Read more
The 2018/19 school year is shaping up to be one to remember as we have selected 16 of the best and brightest students to represent the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum as our National Student Ambassadors. Through community building and volunteerism, these dedicated young adults will put their imaginations to the test to come up with their - Read more
Give a warm welcome to Ruby! An adorable 4-month old Mutt-i-gree, Ruby has a love for kids and an eagerness to work hard. She has made a big splash at the Harris Middle School in North Carolina. Every morning, Ruby greets the students and each afternoon, helps to dismiss students who wear a big grin - Read more
As we mark the 17th anniversary of the tragic attack on our nation, we would like to commemorate all victims and heroes who were affected on September 11th as well as their family and friends. On that day, countless heroes, civilian and professional, stepped up to help those in need and comforted those whom - Read more
It's always busy inside an animal shelter. At North Shore Animal League America, their trainers, rescue associates and adoption counselors are hard at work everyday making sure that the pets are receiving the necessary attention and care until they are matched with the right family for adoption.
Animal shelters have beautiful Mutt-i-grees just like these.
Purina proudly calls St. Louis, Missouri home, and takes supporting their communities very seriously. Since many St. Louis youth face academic challenges tied to poverty, Purina set out to find a program to reach at-risk kids that linked social and emotional learning with their core mission of providing supplies to people - Read more