"Our passion for our work, you can't beat it. We believe in it with all our heart."
Becca Britton has been working in animal welfare since 2003. Outside of animal welfare, her work experience includes over ten years in the non-profit sector with a focus on community development, art-culture community programming public art & program management. She also has a strong background in marketing, graphic and web design, event planning, grant writing, and non profit management.
Britton founder (2003) and executive director of Friends of the Cleveland Kennel, a non-profit organization that served as a support agency for Cleveland Animal Control. Through her non-profit, she ran a successful rescue organization, raised thousands of dollars in supportive care and programming for animals in need at the Cleveland Animal Control, and organized large scale community-focused pet vaccine clinic events throughout the city of Cleveland for several years.
In 2016, Becca founded Neighborhood Pets Outreach and Resource Center, a community based non profit focused on supporting low income pet owners. Britton used her community outreach experience & training, certification from the Humane Society of the United States Pets for Life program, and experience in non profit management to create a dynamic intuitive model based on relationship & trust building within the community, while providing accessible and affordable resources to low income pet owners.
Ms. Britton is a graduate of the Leadership Development Program Initiative and has attended Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. She was recently awarded HSUS Humane Leader of the Year award (2022) and has been highlighted in various Northeast Ohio media outlets showcasing her work in the community. Becca’s focus as a “big picture thinker” is to create sustainable change in Cleveland by being an advocate for animals and the people who love them.