Vision and Values

STATEMENT OF VISION

Don’t Forget to Feed Me Pet Food Bank envisions a community in which all pet owners are able to feed their pets.

STATEMENT OF VALUES

Don’t Forget to Feed Me values…

  • …Awareness. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to educate the public about issues facing many pet owners which might hinder their ability to feed—and keep—their animals.
  • …Community. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes in the sharing of resources and that through the generosity of all of us, there is enough.
  • …Growth. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes in prudently reinvesting our success into an ever-increasing service area.
  • …Health/Safety. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to implement policies and procedures to protect our clients, client pets, volunteers, and staff.
  • …the Human-Animal Bond. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that pets are more than possessions; they are family.
  • …Inclusivity. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that all pet owners are worthy of assistance in feeding their companion animals, regardless of socioeconomic status, age, gender, race, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
  • …Innovation. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to identify areas of improvement – both within the organization and within our community – and develop creative solutions.
  • …Integrity. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that open and honest interactions with internal and external stakeholders build trust and credibility, and are vital to our success.
  • …Partnerships. Don’t Forget to Feed Me believes that in order to be successful in our mission, we must work in conjunction with businesses, foundations, government, and other agencies.
  • …Stewardship. Don’t Forget to Feed Me strives to make sound financial and distribution decisions and balance our vision with reality.
  • …our Supporters. Don’t Forget to Feed Me knows that our supporters really are the difference between stay…or go for many pet families in North Texas.