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Mountain America Credit Union Holiday Drive to Save Lives

Holiday Match Challenge for HSU

Dec. 21, 2023    

News Release

Mountain America Credit Union Holiday Drive to Save Lives: Holiday Match Challenge for HSU

Murray – Utah, Dec. 21, 2023— The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) hopes its Holiday Match Challenge will inspire Utahns to support its lifesaving work this season. Thanks to a generous $30,000 match from Mountain America Credit Union, donations made to HSU through Dec. 31, 2023, will be doubled to provide twice the lifesaving veterinary care and will rescue more than 6,000 animals in need this year. To donate and double your contribution, visit

“Mountain America is honored to help the Humane Society of Utah with its life-saving mission by providing this match to provide critical care to the animals at the shelter,” says Sharon Cook, chief marketing officer at Mountain America Credit Union. “Since 2016, we have partnered with the Humane Society of Utah to help nearly 1,200 pets find their forever homes. This holiday season, we are grateful for the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of these pets and appreciate the community’s support as we all work together to provide critical care and save as many lives as possible.” 

The Holiday Match Challenge is a fundraising initiative that enables HSU to provide comprehensive care for animals beyond basic shelter services. This includes advanced veterinary care for shelter animals, low-cost spay/neuter and vaccines for the community, Pet Retention, Humane Education, and a Behavior Training program. These programs benefit animals in need throughout Utah and offer a new lease on life to adoptable pets like Narwhal, the dog pictured here.

“The Humane Society of Utah is immensely thankful to Mountain America Credit Union for joining hands with us and extending their support to the homeless pets of Utah.” Said Shannon Egan, Development Director at the Humane Society of Utah. “Their generous contribution is helping us provide care and support to these animals, giving them a second chance at life and a loving home.”

Suggested Tweet: Double your impact during the Holiday Match Challenge! @Utahhumane teams up with @MountainAmerica to raise money for Utah’s homeless pets. Donate at


About Mountain America Credit Union

With more than one million members and $13 billion in assets, Mountain America Credit Union assists members on the right path to help them identify and achieve their financial dreams. Mountain America provides consumers and businesses with a variety of convenient, flexible products and services, as well as sound, timely advice. Members enjoy access to secure, cutting-edge mobile banking technology, 100 branches across six states and more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Mountain America—guiding you forward. 

About the Humane Society of Utah

The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. Since 1960, HSU has been sheltering homeless animals, fighting cruelty and neglect, and creating an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all animals. As the largest private animal resource center in the state, the HSU welcomes any companion animal that can legally be admitted. We work hard to ensure that every healthy and treatable pet that enters the facility will be placed into a loving home. HSU is a local, independent 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organization that does not receive any state or government funding and is not a branch of any national organization. It is funded by the contributions of individuals, businesses, and foundations. Read more online at

4242 South 300 West Murray, UT 84107 / 801-261-2919 / / @utahhumane 

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