HEART educators regularly talk about animal rescue and adoption with the kids in our programs. In fact, we made a whole video about animal shelters for educators to use with young kids. But talking about the millions of cats and dogs who are homeless can feel a bit overwhelming.

On May 14th, the British Consulate General in Chicago generously opened up his private residence to HEART for an elegant reception and fundraiser. HEART staff and supporters couldn’t have asked for a higher endorsement of the work being done than when British Deputy Consul General, Ramin Navai, told the guests that