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Barry Silverstein

Barry Silverstein is a freelance writer with an interest in animal welfare and rescue. He and his wife are longtime volunteers and foster parents for Ashevlle Humane Society.

Content by Barry Silverstein

  • Magazine Article

    Better together

    Some animal welfare organizations are finding strength in mergers

    When it comes to the animal welfare mission, shelters and rescues should always be working together, striving to put themselves out of business. Until that happy day arrives, though, organizations are often competing for public attention and donor dollars. And in some cases, they’re performing the same roles in communities not far from each other. So when does it make sense to put that “We’re all in this together” concept into day-to-day practice?

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