Miranda Lambert's Mutt Nation Foundation donates $5000 to an animal shelter in every state. The 2023 list is out. Underhound Railroad in Camden was given the 5k check this year.

From Underhound Railroad, Board of Directors:

We are so surprised and grateful to be chosen! This grant money will save many lives. Underhound is committed to helping the underdogs who may not otherwise have a second (or third!) chance at life and we could not be more thrilled and humbled to be recognized with this grant. Thank you, Miranda Lambert and MuttNation!

Do the math. That’s a very nice contribution that 'Ran Ran' has been doing for some time. I know, your mathematics is on summer vacation. Bingo. $250,000 Sweet, Miranda.

And that’s just this year.

Organizations are carefully researched and vetted before honoring one outstanding nonprofit in each state. Shelters are surprised with the grant, and there is no application process.

Since the initiative’s inception in 2015, MuttNation’s Mutts Across America has supported more than 350 shelters with over $1.5 million in grants.

Last year's recipient was Passion for Pets Rescue based in Brunswick. The non-profit works to rescue dogs and puppies from high kill shelters in other states and bring them to Maine to find permanent homes.

Other Maine shelters have benefited from the annual grant program.

In the past few years, monetary donations have been made to Rescue Charlie's Friends, The Ark Animal Shelter, Animal Welfare Society and Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.

Miranda Lambert
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We love dogs too Miranda. Maine thanks you. And I’m sure the other 49 states do too.

Lambert co-founded the MuttNation Foundation with her mother Bev Lambert in 2009.

June is National Foster a Pet Month and Underhound Railroad in Camden is at underhoundrailraod.org Their slogan is Saving Lives, One Shelter Dog At A Time.

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