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Meet Mark McMorris Jr  of Marks Animal Rescue In Broward County


Today we’d like to introduce you to Mark McMorris Jr.

Mark has always had an incredible love for our “4 legged best friends”. It was due to this passionate interest that Mark started “Mark’s Animal Rescue Inc.” (an official 501(c)3 charity organization).

He is professionally retired now and leads them from a very diverse, experience filled life, which helps in so many different ways in the running of their charity and focused mission. He comes from a background in which he has always wanted to help people and animals.

Mark served as a Deputy Sheriff in his younger years, he was a board certified. Women’s Health Care Practitioner for 32 years. He is also a retired Military Officer. It is easy to see from reading this broad resume of service to the community, that Mark has always been focused on the giving of himself to others.

His sole purpose now is to save our best friends from kill shelters and Mark spends each day working diligently upon this quest. Please join Mark’s caring and nurturing leadership, to save as many helpless needy lives as possible.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?

Not a smooth road. Struggles yes trying to learn how to use social media, computer skills. That was the struggle. Millenials grow up knowing how to use social media, they have the computer skills. As a 71-year-old man, those skills did not come easy.

Learning how to do put all the parts of the puzzle together in order to operate as a 501 c 3 non-profit was not easy. The rescue itself I am still learning with every day that passes. If I had to say what the biggest challenge or struggle is living every day with the idea of so many great animals who are abused, neglected, euthanized. I go to bed every night thinking about all the animals I cannot help.

We’d love to hear more about your business.

We are all about saving animals from our high kill shelters, owner surrenders. In many respects, we are no different than many animal rescuers. Our rescue organization is not a brick and mortar store. In fact, we are a foster based rescue. In other words, we have volunteers who agree to foster the animals that we rescue.

Our function for them is to provide food, medicine. Their job is to provide shelter and love until a suitable adopter can be found. I think that the only thing that sets us apart as we all work with social media, go to adoption events, have fundraisers is the fact that I now operate a YouTube news channel called Marks Animal News Network. It just provides an extra communication outlet for myself and others. Even though I represent my own rescue I work hard at recognizing those that help animals regardless of where they are located.

What moment in your career do you look back most fondly on?

There is no one moment. Every moment I save one precious animal that is a milestone for me. Its greater than any gift anyone could give me. I have never been one whose sole purpose is to make money. My purpose in life has always been to help people and animals.

Of course, now my passion is animals.

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