A Note From Tam Singer

A note from Tam Singer is an archive of communications from the CEO, including important information and updates about Great Plains SPCA. Every month, Tam includes a note about current happenings and provides highlights going on at Great Plains SPCA.


Tam Singer is a life-long animal lover and dedicated animal welfare professional. She leads the organization as Chief Executive Officer, fostering a culture based on kindness, grace and accountability without fear of isolation.


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Great Plains SPCA Shelter Operations Update – June 17, 2020

***Kansas Executive Order No 20-52 – Requiring masks or other face coverings in public. – July 3rd 2020*** We wanted to keep you posted on how we are managing the shelter now that many of the Kansas “Stay at Home” orders have been lifted. Adoptions: We have been and remain open for adoptions seven days …

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Stay at Home

Dear Supporters, Effective May 11, Johnson County’s “Stay at Home” order will be lifted. Staff and animal safety remain our number one priority and we have been diligently working on a phased plan to return to normal operations. As of now we are continuing our animal control partnerships with our seven municipalities, admissions and adoptions …

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Leading community outreach during the COVID-19 crisis!

Great Plains SPCA has taken an additional leadership role in the animal welfare community since the COVID-19 crisis reached the Kansas City area. Two weeks ago, through a grant from GreaterGood.org, we distributed 47,000 pounds of emergency pet food to more than 20 local shelters and rescues across 19 counties in Kansas and Missouri. Great …

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Ways to help

Want to help pets in need during COVID-19? Here are some ways to support Great Plains SPCA! Adopt a Pet: We are still here & so are our animals! If you are interested in one of our shelter pets, please call (913) 808-3335 or email adoptions@greatplainsspca.org to schedule an appointment. Amazon Smile & Wishlist: Order items for our shelter pets from …

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COVID-19 Update

Dear Supporters, As we all know, these are truly unprecedented historic times, and we deeply appreciate your ongoing care and support for the people and animals of Great Plains SPCA. We wanted to keep you updated on how we are managing our operations and care of our animals as together we maneuver through the impact …

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A Note From Tam Singer

Sammy came to us last month after one of our rescue partners contacted us about four puppies that had been stranded outside in sub-zero temperatures. Upon admission to our shelter, Sammy was found to have numerous health issues including Demodex mites, canine papilloma virus and other health issues. Yet this sweet little fighter didn’t give …

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A Note From Tam Singer

Great Plains SPCA relies on the generosity of our donors, volunteers, and foster families to help us carry out our mission to serve more than 6,000 homeless pets annually. Our “Helping Heroes” monthly giving program is a compassionate group of loyal supporters who donate monthly so that we have dependable resources to continue quality care …

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Mimsy needs your help!

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our Holiday Match Campaign Home for the Holidays! Watch this quick video from Tam Singer, CEO of Great Plains SPCA, as she introduces this important campaign! Throughout the month of December, a generous anonymous donor will be matching dollar for dollar all gifts up to $150,000, …

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