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Humane Society of the United States

Category Environmental Protection
Region North America
Website http://www.hsus.org
Headquarters Washington, DC, USA
UN Status ECOSOC General Consultative Status since 1996.
Mission The mission of The Humane Society of the United States is to create a humane and sustainable world for all animals, including people, through education, advocacy, and the promotion of respect and compassion.
Initiatives Companion Animals; Wildlife and Habitat Protection; Marine Mammals; Government Affairs; Farm Animals and Sustainable Agriculture (combats the spread of factory farming, advocates organic agriculture, and promotes humane methods of slaughter); Various field projects related to ending animal fighting, increasing access to veterinary services in rural areas, establishing a connection between animal cruelty and human violence, and returning a celebrity whale, Keiko (star of Free Willy) to the wild; Animal Research (raises awareness about suffering of animals used for research); Investigative Services (exposes greyhound racing, animal fighting, Norwegian whaling, and the fur trade); Humane Society University (advocacy training).
Leadership David O. Wiebers, Chair; Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO
Annual Revenue $78,599,418
Link to 990 2003-HSUS.pdf