By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Animal Group Partners On Food Drive – Brevard NC


December 29, 2016

Transylvania Animal Welfare Coalition members meet once a month to discuss ways to improve animal welfare in Transylvania County. The group was formed in June by Elma Rae Greene, director of Transylvania County Animal Services. (Times photo by Matt McGregor)

The Transylvania Animal Welfare Coalition (TAWC), an animal welfare group formed in June, is partnering with the Sharing House to provide food to families in need and their pets.

"People often look at families in poverty and wonder why they have a pet," said Shelly Webb, director of the Sharing House, "but that animal is providing them comfort and is a member of the family. Because of TAWC's food drive, we are able to help out the family and their pet."

Webb said the Sharing House has always primarily been focused on feeding people.

Occasionally, she said, they received donations of pe...

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