• SPCA Starts Facebook Fund-Raiser

    Beth Brookhouser, SPCA Monterey County Vice President of Marketing and Communications, advises that the non-profit started a fundraiser on Facebook, where donors give $15 to the animals, then share a photo of their pet. In return, SPCA staff and volunteer artists turn the donor’s pet into a work of art. To date, more than $3,500 has been raised to help animals rescued by the local, independent SPCA.

    You can see the incredible art and donor delight here:https://www.facebook.com/SPCAmc/photos/a.127082604785/10157197686739786/?type=3&theater

    This lighthearted fundraiser offered a fun respite from the tough current news and shelter in place. 

    One artist said “You helped me fulfill the message on my button today!” Her button read: Make Art, Make a Difference. Another artist said “thank you so much for inviting me to take part in this fundraiser. I am having enormous fun and even learning a little bit about my artistic skills.”

    The Facebook fundraiser will be open through the weekend of April 5 and in to next week. 

    Other Ways to Help:

    • Pet Food Bank: Help stock our Pet Food Bank with pet food and supplies for people who cannot afford them. Donations can be shipped to 1002 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Salinas CA 93908.
    • Adopt or Foster: Stuck at home? You can make a huge difference for pets who need you by fostering! Pet snuggles are a wonderful stress-reducer, and you’ll help us make room for animals who desperately need our care. See adoptable pets at www.SPCAmc.org/adopt 
    • Prepare: Make a plan for your pets now to give you peace of mind in case you get sick. Learn how at www.SPCAmc.org/covid-19
    • Help Stay Pets Find Their Way Home: Found a stray pet? Please use social media and other networking to find his family so our local municipal shelters can focus on emergencies. Find tips at www.SPCAmc.org/lost-pets 

    The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Monterey County is your nonprofit, independent, donor-supported humane society that has been serving the animals and people of Monterey County since 1905. Online at www.SPCAmc.org.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on April 5, 2020

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