Have you ever visited your local shelter and looked at all those big sad eyes, and wondered how you could possibly help these amazing creatures? There are lots of ways to help shelter animals in need of extra care and attention. Care taking, fundraising, writing grants, and dog walking are just a few you can do, but have you ever considered being a foster? In this past year we’ve experienced some amazing foster stories which have helped Intermountain Humane Society provide lo
Susan's tireless efforts all around the shelter don't go unnoticed. She does so much for IMHS each and every week. Susan Lee came to Colorado after her husband, Chuck, was promoted in his company. Susan retired from her job as an administrative assistant at a large law firm in Chicago. Susan like most retirees needed a new vocation in her life. She loves dogs and has always had 1-3 dogs as her pets, especially Chihuahuas. Susan began to volunteer in November of 2015. She wal
Thanks to Jake Johnson and team at Mountain Hearth and Patio for all that they do for IMHS. This month, besides this wonderful offer for our members, they also paid for our full page ad in Mountain Connection so check it out!
All IMHS members (if you don't know if you are a member, please assume that you are not and buy a membership on our website or come into the shelter) are welcome to this offer for the month of April: Mountain Hearth and Patio will take 50% the cost of
WOW! This is a big year for IMHS. Not only is it our 35 Anniversary but won the popular vote of the Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce's award for Best Non-Profit for the 2016-2017 year. We are stunned, humbled and honored. And proud to be here with these other winners who do so much for our mountain community. Through a generous donation by a board member we were able to have a table at the March 9th event held at Tomahawk Ranch in Bailey. In attendance were Aly Stein, Shelter
Thanks to Jack and Allison Hansell for opening up their award winning brewery in Bailey and having a heart to give back to the local community! Now Mad Jacks Mountain Brewery has joined our existing Volunteer of the Month program sponsor, Alamo Movie Drafthouse in Littleton, to be our local option. So every month when the volunteer of the month is selected they will now get to choose either 2 tickets to Alamo or receive a certificate for a free growler and growler fill of the
Lisa Hoffman has been chosen as our Volunteer of the Month for Feb 2017!
Lisa has been a stellar volunteer Volunteer Coordinator which means she was working full time at her own career as a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway and doing the work of a volunteer coordinator for IMHS as a volunteer. Most shelters have paid staff because it is such demanding work. We tried for over a year to make this arrangement work and it was just not possible. So Lisa kindly stepped aside for Na