Archive | Sherri Franklin

146: Sherri Franklin, Muttville Senior Dog Rescue; Rescue Think Tank, San Francisco

Sherri Franklin, Founder and CEO of Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco, shares her journey in animal rescue at the Rescue Think Tank as she celebrates Muttville’s Tenth Anniversary.

Sherri Franklin, a long-time animal advocate and shelter volunteer, founded Muttville in 2007 to save the lives of the older dogs that were considered “unadoptable” and routinely euthanized in area shelters. Working from her house, she saved 27 dogs that first year. She said she “wanted to make senior dogs sexy,” and in fact, has turned the organization into a Bay Area favorite and a national model.

In 2010, Sherri received the Jefferson Award for Public Service, which recognizes those who “inspire others to service.” In 2016, CNN named Sherri a CNN Hero.

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88: Sherri Franklin and Pen Farthing, CNN Heroes

Sherri Franklin, founder of Muttville senior dog rescue, is a Top Ten finalist for 2016 CNN Hero of the Year! Make sure to vote, you have until Tuesday, December 6, 2016!

You can vote up to forty times a day (check the rules).
CNN’s Profile of Sherri Franklin
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