If you want to do good this weekend, but you’re feeling lazy after a big Thanksgiving dinner, then we have just the opportunity for you. You can actually make the world a better place just by sitting on your couch and watching TV.
Animal Planet has announced that it will donate up to $50,000 to the Villalobos Rescue Center, a nonprofit organization featured in Pit Bulls and Parolees, based on the number of viewers who tune into the November 27 episode at 10pm ET/PT. This initiative, called “You Watch. We Give.”, is a first for any Discovery network and part of Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R., a national campaign that leads the way in taking action and being a voice for animals. The Villalobos Rescue Center, run by Tia Torres, is a rescue, rehabilitation and placement facility for abused and abandoned pit bulls.
In the special Thanksgiving weekend episode, Devastation, Tia embarks on a road trip to Louisiana and comes face to face with the effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans, years after the storm. While there, Tia throws caution to the wind while attempting a dramatic pit bull rescue during a fierce lighting storm.
Learn more about Villalobos and all of the R.O.A.R partners, and don’t miss Pit Bulls and Parolees on Saturday!