Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center Receives $11,323 Grant from Thoroughbred Charities of America
Monday, October 08, 2012
[October 8, 2012; Kennett Square, PA] –The Board of Directors of Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has approved a grant of $11,323 for Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center.
In a letter announcing the grant, TCA Executive Director Erin Crady writes, “We have determined that your grant request upholds the mission of TCA, which is to provide a better life for thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers by supporting retirement, rescue and research and by helping the people who work with them.”
About Thoroughbred Charities of America
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) is a charitable organization that provides grants to non-profit organizations that work toward improving the lives of Thoroughbred racehorses and the people who work with them. TCA offers the Thoroughbred industry and its supporters a way to give to one organization while helping many.
The organization distributes grants to four categories of organizations, including:
- Thoroughbred rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, adoption and retirement
- Education and backstretch employee programs
- Therapeutic riding programs that utilize Thoroughbreds
- Equine research
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
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