The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is disappointed to hear the news about the $1.6 Million embezzled by a former Executive Director and her husband at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast in Hernando County.
Those donations were intended for the animals.
The Humane Society of Tampa Bay and other shelters are completely independent of each other, HSUS, ASPCA and the Humane Society of the Nature Coast. Each have their own bylaws and board of directors.
The Humane Society of Tampa Bay has a 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator and a Platinum Rating by Guide Star which certifies we have the highest and most exceptional standards of transparency, financial health, and accountability. Our financials are audited each year by an independent CPA to confirm accuracy and ensure proper use of funds.