Monday, June 18, 2012

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Belk Donates $10,000 to Greater Birmingham Humane Society
Community support an essential part of Belk mission

BIRMINGHAM, AL. – June 18, 2012 Belk, Inc. recently presented a $10,000 donation to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, continuing the tradition of philanthropy started by its founders 124 years ago.

“Belk is honored to support the important work of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, its staff, programs, and the many volunteers with this donation,” said Jan Clevenger, chair of the Belk Western Division. “Belk is committed to supporting the work of non-profit organizations who are meaningful to our customers and associates. The GBHS is a vital part of this these efforts.”

Belk continues to be a community leader in giving back to local non-profits and this generous gift is another example of their dedication toward helping to strengthen our communities." said Jacqueline Meyer, Executive Director for the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. "The $10,000 gift we received will assist with providing quality care for the more than 9,000 owner-surrendered animals we receive yearly and will allow us to continue to offer programs such as Education Outreach, Cruelty Investigation, Low Cost Shot Clinic and Pet Pantry.”

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