BOULDER, COLO. — Premium, holistic pet food company “I and love and you” announced it has reached a major milestone in pet food donations on April 30. To date, the company has donated more than 3 million meals to animal welfare organizations, shelters and pet food banks throughout the United States.

Since 2016, “I and love and you” has been donating about 2,000 pet meals monthly. In June 2020, the company ramped up its donations to help with repercussions of COVID-19, achieving more than 1 million donations.

“Here at ‘I and love and you,’ we think of our pets as extensions of ourselves, our furry soulmates, and believe it’s of the utmost importance to show love and respect to shelter pets still waiting to find their forever families,” said Michael Meyer, chief executive officer of “I and love and you.” “Love is unconditional, and we think it's important to champion for the approximately 6.3 million dogs and cats that enter US animal shelters each year by providing them with the high-quality meals we feed our own pets.”

Recently, the company has upped its donation commitment by providing 100 pallets of its premium pet food to animal organizations. The donation provided 670,000 meals to the Colorado Pet Pantry and 826,000 meals to the Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection (RCACP), a Virginia-based pet rescue.

“We’ve seen an unbelievable need for supplies and donations as our shelter’s numbers continue to grow following the pandemic,” said Eileen Lambert, founder and executive director of Colorado Pet Pantry. “We want to thank ‘I and love and you’ and the various partners that made these life-changing donations possible from the bottom of our hearts! We hope by seeing the deep impact contributions like this can have, we will help encourage others to keep these deserving organizations top of mind and help provide support where they can.”

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