Rochester, MN - First Alliance Credit Union is the first business to ever participate in the Paws and Claws Humane Society’s Guardian Angel Program by sponsoring pets available for adoption. The credit union is covering the adoption fees for several pets currently available at Paws and Claws Humane Society.Paws and Claws Humane Society has been a safe haven for homeless pets for over 40 years, and is the largest animal shelter in South East Minnesota that does not limit the stay of the animals that come into their care. Paws & Claws is funded completely on donations and fundraising events and receives no federal, state, county or city funds.
In addition to covering the adoption fees for two sets of bonded pair dogs, Coco & Gracie and Bear & Boo, plus long-time shelter resident Waffle the cat, First Alliance Credit Union is collecting pet supplies for Paws and Claws Humane Society at each of their branch locations throughout the month of June. Additionally the credit union has pledged to donate 10 pounds of pet food to Paws and Claws for every new membership account opened at the credit union in June.
First Alliance Credit Union’s President/CEO Michael Rosek said, “We are excited to partner with Paws & Claws Humane Society, as part of their Guardian Angel Program. Paws & Claws has been a valuable resource in our community and we are proud to support their mission.”
Tanya Johnson, Shelter Manager at Paws & Claws Humane Society also shared her appreciation for First Alliance Credit Union’s support by saying, “Thank you for your friendship and generosity to Paws and Claws, our animals, and our mission.”
About First Alliance Credit Union
First Alliance Credit Union is the original credit union in Rochester, Minnesota, founded in 1932 by seven Rochester firefighters. Membership is open to everyone who lives, works, worships, shops, or attends school in Olmsted, Winona, Wabasha, Dodge and Goodhue counties. The credit union’s mission is to place their members’ needs first by providing compassion, guidance, and resources to promote their financial well-being.