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Mutual Rescue Awards $10,000 to Seattle Humane Honoring ‘Tracy & Jack’ Film

The National Initiative, Mutual Rescue™, released the film ‘Tracy & Jack’ earlier this year. The local stars of this film, which highlights their mutual rescue and healing, chose Seattle Humane as the recipient of this $10,000 grant. 

Jack when Tracy first adopted him and then one year later; you can still see his shave marks and scars from the surgery that he had one month before Tracy adopted him.

The renowned animal welfare initiative Mutual Rescue teamed up with PetSmart Charities to award the $10,000 grant to Seattle Humane, which will help this local organization continue to help animals in Washington State and beyond.

Tracy and Jack on the North July/August cover of Pet Connection Magazine

Mutual Rescue™ has warmed hearts all over the world with their moving film series featuring animals who transform the lives of the people who rescue them. As part of this effort, Mutual Rescue –  in conjunction with sponsor PetSmart Charities – is donating a total of $40,000 to five  U.S. animal welfare organizations carefully selected through the suggestions from the film subjects.

Mutual Rescue film subject Tracy Campion, of “Tracy & Jack,” suggested Seattle Humane.

“Seattle Humane saved Jack’s life,” Tracy said. “I wanted to recommend them for this award so they could help other great animals like Jack have a second chance at life.”

A still from the Mutual Rescue film, Tracy & Jack

Mutual Rescue emphasizes bringing local communities together to support both animals and humans. People everywhere have stories to tell about how shelter animals have changed their lives for the better, and Mutual Rescue is bringing these stories to light. Now, those featured in Mutual Rescue’s films are turning the spotlight on local organizations worthy of additional attention and support. Mutual Rescue and PetSmart Charities are proud to honor Seattle Humane.

Read Tracy’s letter to Jack’s Seattle Humane foster moms here.

Tracy and Jack during their appearance on the Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family show

Read about Jack and Tracy’s epic road trip here.

Mutual Rescue™ illustrates how rescuing animals impacts the lives of humans, often in quite profound ways. The lives of both people and pets are enriched when homeless animals are adopted and local shelters and rescue groups are supported through donations and volunteering in their communities. Visit www.MutualRescue.org.

About Tracy: When Tracy Campion experienced a life-altering fall from horseback in 2013, it turned her world upside down. Her recovery was long and arduous and she spent months confined to a wheelchair. Going through that painful injury and long recovery inspired Tracy to adopt a special needs shelter dog. Lab mix Jack had been hit by a car, losing a front leg and an eye and barely escaping with his life. When Tracy saw Jack at the shelter, she knew that he was the dog for her. Together, they have both regained their confidence and health, walking and even running together and sharing their joy with those they encounter. The two are featured in the moving Mutual Rescue™ film, “Tracy & Jack,” which tells the story of how they helped each other heal. For more information, visit www.MutualRescue.org.

Seattle Humane’s Glow in the Park fundraiser is this weekend; support their efforts to help save animals like Jack by visiting this link.