Helen Woodward president rings NYSE Opening Bell


On Dec. 23, orphaned dogs and cats available for adoption during the 13th annual Iams Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption program visited the New York Stock Exchange to raise awareness of animal homelessness.

In honor of this occasion, Mike Arms, president of Helen Woodward Animal Center, and Jill Rappaport, “Today Show” correspondent, along with representatives of Iams Home 4 the Holidays and Bideawee, one of the nation’s leading animal welfare organizations, rang the Opening Bell, along with the help of orphaned dogs and cats.

Iams Home 4 the Holidays, founded by the Helen Woodward Animal Center in 1999, aims to place 1.5 million homeless pets in happy, loving homes this holiday season. The program kicked off on Oct.1, 2011 and will end on Jan. 3, 2012.

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