Feb. 14 2022 01:41 PM

    Zoetis to donate portion of sales toward educational scholarships for the next generation

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    Zoetis announced today it will support the Folds of Honor Foundation by donating a portion of purchases from the industry-leading Zoetis anti-infective portfolio to support the legacy of America’s fallen and disabled military members.1

    "The livestock business is a people business, and together with our customers, we help build stronger communities by supporting and honoring those who protect us," said Jared Shriver, senior vice president of U.S. Cattle and Pork at Zoetis. "Supporting Folds of Honor allows us to elevate our commitment to education by raising scholarship funds for the families of our nation’s heroes.”
    Folds of Honor was founded in 2007 by Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, a F16 fighter pilot in the Air Force Reserves who served three tours of duty in Iraq. The organization’s mission is focused on providing scholarships to the families of men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded nearly 35,000 scholarships in all 50 states since 2007.

    “We are grateful for the support of Zoetis to provide educational opportunities for families who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. This donation means more dreams becoming reality,” said Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, CEO and founder, Folds of Honor Foundation.
    Zoetis is committed to supporting the legacy of leaders in agriculture and communities across the U.S. Zoetis will donate $1 per bottle on sales of select cattle anti-infectives from February 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022 to Folds of Honor. Qualifying products include: Draxxin® (tulathromycin injection) Injectable Solution, Draxxin® KP (tulathromycin and ketoprofen injection) Injectable Solution, Excede® (ceftiofur crystalline free acid) Sterile Suspension and Excenel® RTU EZ (ceftiofur hydrochloride) Sterile Suspension.

    For more information about Folds of Honor, visit www.foldsofhonor.org. If you would like to learn more about how Zoetis will support Folds of Honor in 2022, please contact your local Zoetis representative.