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Wayside Waifs Breaks Ground on $8 Million Dollar Project

by Danni Hammontree | Aug 01, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Wayside Waifs is celebrating its 75th anniversary year in a very big way – breaking ground on an $8 million dollar construction project that will add 20,000 square feet to the south Kansas City, Missouri pet adoption campus. The project includes an Education & Training Center for large event hosting, dog training classes, youth education programming, and staff offices; along with a Canine Behavior Center, the second of its kind in the nation, that will exclusively serve shy, fearful and high-energy/arousal shelter dog behavior transformations.

Partners on the project include A.L. Huber Construction and SFS Architects. Tom and Jill Turner and Dave and Sandy Johnson are leading the fundraising campaign efforts as Co-Chairs.  

Groundbreaking Event details:

Time:               10 am, Comments at 10:30 am
Date:               Thursday, August 22, 2019
Location:        Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd., Kansas City, Mo 64138

Donors, adopters, business leaders, and the community at-large are invited to attend this exciting event to celebrate a new chapter for Wayside Waifs. To RSVP for the event, call 816-986-4414 or email astarr@waysidewaifs.org.

About Wayside Waifs

As Kansas City’s largest and most comprehensive no kill pet adoption campus, Wayside Waifs prepares pets and people for the bond of their lives. Each year the organization cares for more than 6,000 abandoned, abused, and homeless animals. Wayside is a private, independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity. It receives no government funding and is supported entirely by private donations and grants. Currently, the shelter has hundreds of animals looking for loving, forever homes. To see all of the animals available for adoption or to donate, please visit waysidewaifs.org. Facebook: Wayside Waifs; Twitter: @WaysideWaifs; Instagram: @WaysideWaifs

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