About Us

Shelter Animals Matter is a volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. All donations are tax deductible.

SAM is organized to assist with funding for care and treatment of heartworm positive animals in rescue. These are animals who are typically deemed not adoptable because of their disease who are rescued from shelters.  Funding will be focused on select small rescues in and around Augusta, Richmond County GA .


Marcia Plunkett
Brenda Huffman
Karen Hobin
JanMarie Hall
Debra Cathey

Board Officers                    Board Members

President: Marcia Plunkett                                  Karen Hobin
Treasurer: Mark Plunkett                                     Becky Winslow
Secretary: Anne Winslow

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