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Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control Partners with Tito’s Handmade Vodka to Support Local MCPAW Charity

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

To raise funds and community awareness for MCPAW (Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being), the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) has partnered with one of America’s original craft vodka brands, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and their Vodka for Dog People program.


During September, Tito’s will donate $1 for every Tito’s vodka bottle sold in Montgomery County retail stores to MCPAW, up to $5,000. In addition, DLC retail stores will display donation boxes at their registers to collect additional MCPAW donations.


“On behalf of the Department of Liquor Control, we are happy to promote this local charity and the great work they do saving and enriching the lives of animals in Montgomery County,” says Robert Dorfman, Director, DLC. 

Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Breakthru Beverage, MCPAW, the Animal Services Section of the Montgomery County Police Department and the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control are partnering to  improve the lives of animals in the communities.


“MCPAW is very pleased and honored to be chosen for this important fundraiser. The money raised will go towards several of MCPAW’s programs and directly benefit the animals at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC),” said Chris Shaughness, Executive Director of MCPAW.   “As the nonprofit partner to MCASAC, MCPAW pays the adoption fees of older dogs and cats through our Purple and Amber Care program and medical expenses for special needs pets with MCPAW’s Veterinary Medical Fund,” “We wish to thank our partners, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Breakthru Beverage and the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control for selecting MCPAW. Your contributions help us help the animals.”

MCPAW aims to reduce the number of pets that come into the shelter, protect and provide for the animals while in the shelter  and educate and engage the community in animal welfare causes. Founded in 2011, MCPAW also provides a free Pet Food Pantry and grant programs for special needs animals, among other programs.


“Since the beginning Tito’s has been committed to rescuing and protecting the animals. It’s part of our culture,” says David Kent, State Manager of Tito’s Vodka. “Dogs are so reliant on people and they enrich our lives so much and that’s why this initiative is so important. Tito’s Handmade Vodka for Dog People is a campaign that will make a big difference in our local community.

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Media Contact: Emily DeTitta, DLC, 240-777-1904


Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Emily DeTitta 240-777-1904