Thursday, January 07, 2010

AHA Press Release: Rimrock Humane Society and Artist Vernita Bridges Hoyt

Here is the Press Release that is going out to the South Eastern part of Montana.

"Toya" created by Vernita Bridges Hoyt


For Immediate Release


Roundup Animal Charity works with artists from 9 states and 2 countries to help local animals.

Art Helping Animals (AHA), an international group of artists who support animal charities, announced that Rimrock Humane Society (RHS) has been chosen as one of their official charities. Artists from 9 states and two countries create art and sell it with a donation from the sales going to support homeless animals. Although the artists paint all kinds of subjects, they often paint the charities' homeless pets as a way of gaining attention for the animals and hopefully assisting in a finding them a forever home.

Texan Vernita Bridges Hoyt painted Toya, a part Siamese cat who has been waiting for a forever home the past 2 years at the RHS in Roundup, Montana. “We are absolutely thrilled and honored to have been chosen by the AHA as a recipient of their generous charitable donations”, stated Sandy Church, President of the Humane Society. “Combining the creative spirit of these artists and the plight of our homeless animals is powerful and emotionally moving” she stated.

Professional artist Vernita Bridges Hoyt specializes in portraits of children and pets but paints other subjects as well. Her oil paintings have been described as Impressionist with a Texas twist. Vernita is one of the six co-founding members of "Art Helping Animals".

Hoyt and her fellow artists donate a portion of their sales to animal charities across the United States. Rimrock Humane Society was chosen because of their many unique programs such as the “virtual” shelter where all animals live in loving foster homes and not in cages or kennels, stringent adoption protocols and commitment to reducing pet overpopulation with an aggressive low cost spay/neuter program.

To view the art that is being sold for the animals go to

For more information about Rimrock Humane Society -

For more information about AHA -


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NEW STORE! Giftware and Prints for Sale to Help Animals

Art Helping Animals Main Web Site

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