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ZIWI Donates Pallets of Pet Food to Local Kansas City Animal Shelter

Julia Rivera//June 28, 2021//

ZIWI Donates Pallets of Pet Food to Local Kansas City Animal Shelter

Julia Rivera //June 28, 2021//

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Press release: ZIWI

ZIWI USA Inc. is continuing its giving campaign by donating several pallets of pet food to a local Kansas City pet shelter. 

ZIWI, which recently partnered with Chiefs defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi to cover all dog adoption fees at the Kansas City Pet Project this past February, is continuing its support by donating several pallets of dog and cat food for pets waiting for adoption at the shelter. The donation included a total of seven pallets of food for a total of nearly 500 cases of food. 

Andrew Tippin, ZIWI’s brand and relationship manager, said the donation speaks to the overall values held by the company. “As ZIWI continues to grow, we want to ensure our New Zealand values are reflected in our efforts with the local pet community as well. Not only do we seek to provide the best in nutrition for pets worldwide, we also strive to be stewards of our local neighborhoods.” 

Tori Fugate, chief communications officer of Kansas City Pet Project, gave thanks for ZIWI’s continued partnership with the shelter. “KC Pet Project is so appreciative of our amazing partnership with ZIWI. From donations of much-needed food for the hundreds of pets in our care, to helping dogs get adopted to new families, it’s through partnerships like ours with ZIWI Pets that we’re able to save lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

rsz_205627979_4652076541493092_708604031158814243_nZIWI, the global leader and innovator in air-dried pet nutrition, was founded with a goal to bring joy and peace of mind to pets and their guardians. Their award-winning high meant recipes are proudly handcrafted in New Zealand in their own kitchens by a bunch of passionate Kiwis (New Zealanders). Inspired by the nutrition of raw diets, while offering the convenience and safety of dry foods, ZIWI Peak’s are simple and all natural, with no artificial preservatives, additives, GMO’s or antibiotics. 

KC Pet Project is a 501c3, nonprofit charitable organization operating the Kansas City, Missouri Animal Shelter. KCPP cares for more than 10,000 animals a year and works collaboratively with Animal Control and other animal welfare organizations to increase the number of homeless pets adopted, and focus on lifesaving programs promoting pet retention, identification, lost pet reunions, and pet ownership education throughout the community. KC Pet Project is Creating a Better Community for Pets and People in Kansas City.