December 1, 2014—Gillette, WY--The holiday season is upon us and for many it’s a time for giving. Below are some fundraising events that Fur Kids Foundation would like to encourage Campbell County, Wyoming community members to participate in.
Petco Tree of Hope Gillette Petco's annual Tree of Hope campaign runs through December 28 and this year the fundraiser benefits the City of Gillette Animal Shelter and Fur Kids Foundation. To participate, shoppers can give $1, $5, $10, $20, $30 or more when they check out at Petco, 2610 S. Douglas Highway. You can also purchase a 2015 Petco Foundation calendar filled with more than $400 in coupons. Petco’s Grooming Department has also set up an Angel Christmas Tree for the animals at There's No Place Like Home No Kill Animal Shelter. If you'd like to help There's No Place Like Home, simply purchase some items listed on the tree and return them to Petco. Call 307.686.3057 for more information.
Penny for a Pound For the month of December, Red Hills Veterinary Hospital, 2007 South Douglas Highway, is encouraging pet owners to bring their pets in to be weighed and to donate one penny for every pound their pet weighs! All of the proceeds from the Penny for a Pound fundraiser are then donated to Fur Kids Foundation! For more information, please call 307.696.2525.
The Grinch Comes to Town The Grinch Comes to Town painting class takes place on December 10 from 4-5 pm at Paint Your Canvas, 1001 South Douglas Highway, Suite 195. Cost is $15, which will cover the painting and a free picture with the Grinch! To spread more cheer, Paint Your Canvas is donating $5 per participant back to Fur Kids Foundation. Class size is limited! Please call Paint Your Canvas at 307.670.2724 to reserve your spot today.
About Fur Kids Foundation Created in November 2011, theFur Kids Foundationis a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides education andaidto promote the well-being of families with animals in Campbell County. Since September 2012, Fur Kids Foundation has helped more than 110 families and granted nearly $20,000 in aid. For more information, visitfurkidsfoundation.org. Find us onfacebook.com/furkidsfoundation. Follow us on Twitter,@furkidswyo. Read our blog.