Stuff Steffi’s Pantry to support pets In need

Sara and Michelle Vance Waddell, with the portrait of Steffi, the dog who inspired them to create Steffi’s Pantry at Pets in Need.

For all of us pet lovers, it’s hard to imagine life without our furry companions. They provide unconditional love, endless laughter and often become more than a pet; they become a member of our family. More than 30 percent of people in Cincinnati live in poverty. We often think about helping our struggling neighbors by donating food and other resources, but what about their pets?