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Update: Help Feed Homeless Pets in St. Clair Shores

The Kibble Drop trucks will arrive at the Pet Supplies Plus store on Mack Avenue in St. Clair Shores at noon Thursday.

Ellen DeGeneres has teamed with a national charity to help feed homeless pets and the initiative is expected to visit St. Clair Shores today.

Trucks from Freekibble.com are expected to deliver donated food to Pet Supplies Plus store on Mack at noon today. The food will be delivered to pets in need in the area. 

A spokeswoman for the effort said DeGeneres will not be be attending today's event as previously reported by Patch and the Detroit Free Press.

DeGeneres and Mimi Ausland, who founded Freekibble.com, are taking part in their second Holiday Kibble Drop to deliver meals to pets in needs.

The St. Clair Shores stop is one of 14 across the country. The Holiday Kibble Drop hopes to pass out 500,000 meals across the country.

This report was updated at 10:44 a.m.

Kristen Skladd December 06, 2012 at 02:36 PM
I adore Ellen- what a great cause she's supporting. I wish I was able to go!
Debbie December 06, 2012 at 02:52 PM
Please Ellen while you are in the area can you come to Traverse City Michigan, very beautiful here you would love it....
John Hetzler (Editor) December 06, 2012 at 04:50 PM
Unfortunately, Ellen will not be making an appearance. But the food drive will still take place. We have updated the story.

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