The Pongo Fund Pet Food Bank , located in Portland, Oregon, USA, provides a two-week supply of free petfood to those in need, along with nutritional information and tips for safely transitioning their dogs to an all-natural, premium diet.
"Our first day was exceptional, a perfectly joyful opportunity to help the community," said Larry Chusid, founder of the Pongo Fund. "Our goal is to be able to provide eight tons of free premium petfood every month."
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