Select HSUS Fundraising Letters from 2009 and 2010

This is a sample of fundraising appeals sent by the Humane Society of the United States in 2009 and 2010.

Most of the appeals use language that is dog- and cat-centric, such as:

[T]he only way we can make these critical life-saving programs work and help save the lives of puppies and kittens in peril is with the continued support of our very best members such as you.

However, HSUS doesn’t run a single pet shelter, is not affiliated with any local-level “humane societies,” and shared less than 1 percent of its budget with pet shelters in 2009.

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