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PFA Hillside NJFounded in 1980, People for Animals, Inc. is an independent nonprofit animal welfare organization not affiliated with any other Humane Society or any national or local animal welfare groups. They were chosen by the State of New Jersey to participate in a pilot program to reduce animal overpopulation, and in 1985, opened the first Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic of its kind in this State.

People for Animals relies entirely upon private donations, grants, bequests and fund raising events to care for more than 22,000 animals the organization provides services for each year.

Our Mission

To prevent animal suffering through affordable essential healthcare, public policy advocacy, and community programs.

Board of Directors

President and Executive Director – Jane Guillaume

Vice President – Diane O’Donnell

Treasurer – Kevin Moore

Secretary – Laurie Heeb, DVM

Board Members – Bryan Kortis, Esq., Linda Nardone, & Susan Richmond