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Annie Pruitt

Annie Pruitt is the Director of Insights at ILLUME, a multi-award winning marketing and communications firm. For over 25 years Annie has conducted researching to inform both local and national campaign strategies and program development. Most recently, Annie was inspired to start Charm City Companions in Baltimore City in response to her work helping to develop a national model, The HSUS’s Pet for Life program, which assists families and pets in underserved communities.

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    Creating community connections

    How are you and other animal welfare providers fostering relationships with new organizations?

    After helping to develop the Pets for Life model with The HSUS, Annie Pruitt launched her own Charm City Companions assisting families with pets in Baltimore city.

    In 2008 I was introduced to the world of animal welfare work through my work with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). I learned quickly about the overpopulation of cats and dogs in our country and beyond. While it was unsettling and upsetting to hear the stories and watch the videos, I was greatly inspired by the people I was working with and their selfless acts on behalf of animals. Since then, I’ve been fortunate to have worked on numerous projects with The HSUS, but the work that I am most proud of is the work I’ve done with Pets for Life (PFL).

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