PICKENS COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Liberty, SC   |  www.pchumanesociety.org

Mission

Shelter Mission:

Our mission is to eliminate animal suffering and overpopulation through education.

Ruling year info

1972

Director

Ms. Samantha Gamble

Manager

Mrs. Megan Ragsdale

Main address

P O Box 83 500 Five Forks Rd

Liberty, SC 29657 USA

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EIN

23-7161027

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

ADOPTIONS

WE FOCUS ON ADOPTIONS OF ANIMALS, BOTH FELINE AND CANINE. ALL ANIMALS ADOPTED FROM OUR FACILITY ARE REQUIRED TO BE UP TO DATE ON ALL REQUIRED VACCINATIONS INCLUDING RABIES. THEY WILL ALL BE ALTERED PRIOR TO GOING WITH NEW OWNER. THEY ARE ALL DEWORMED AND TESTED FOR HEARTWORMS AND FELINE LEUKEMIA.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of animals rehomed

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

ADOPTIONS

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals euthanized

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Number of sheltered animals

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

ADOPTIONS

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animals rescued

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

ADOPTIONS

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of animal adoptions

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

ADOPTIONS

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of full-time staff members per animal

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Adults

Related Program

ADOPTIONS

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We hope to work towards starting a spay and neuter clinic. We have obtained all equipment for a spay and neuter clinic however need to achieve a location

GETTING THE INDIVIDUAL CITIES WITHIN THE COUNTY AS WELL AS THE COUNTY IN WORKING TOWARDS HAVING A SUCCESSFUL HUMANE SOCIETY THAT IS A PROUD PART OF THE COMMUNITY.

THE HUMANE SOCIETY HAS ONGOING FUNDRAISERS, PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND PARTICIPATES IN FESTIVITIES. AS WELL AS SEEKING GRANTS IN THIS ENDEAVOR.

WE HAVE MADE PROGRESS IN GETTING OUR SHELTER OUT IN THE PUBLIC VIEW. WE HAVE UTILIZED NEWS PAPERS AND NEWSCASTS TO PROMOTE OUR FACILITY. WE HAVE ORGANIZED SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISERS AND PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL CITY FESTIVALS. WE SPEAK AT SCHOOL AND OTHER GROUP SETTINGS TO SPREAD AWARENESS THROUGH EDUCATION. WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING FUNDS TO RENOVATE OUR CURRENT FACILITY. WE ARE WORKING TOWARDS APPLYING FOR GRANTS TO OPEN A SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC WHICH WILL BE MEASURED BY THE REDUCTION IN OUR NUMBERS OF INCOMING ANIMALS.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    We serve the residents of Pickens County Humane Society and surrounding counties.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Suggestion box/email, Facebbok, Google, Yelp Reviews ,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time, It is hard to come up with good questions to ask people, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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PICKENS COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Board of directors
as of 02/28/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Pree Hamilton

Nancy Tucker

Joe Krausz

Sandy Mckoen

Jenni Thompson

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/28/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/28/2022

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.