ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Meals on Wheels Rowan is partnering with Trustworthy Pals Animal Sanctuary for his or her annual “August is for AniMEALs”. August is for AniMEALs is a month-long marketing campaign and partnership with native companies to boost pet meals and donations to assist the pets of homebound seniors throughout Rowan County who obtain house delivered meals.
Kimberly Hardiman of Hardiman Designs, Debbie Barnhardt of Barnhardt Jewelers and Lorna Medinger of Hughes Plumbing Provide teamed as much as set up Meals on Wheels Rowan’s “August is for AniMEALS” in 2019. The occasion continues to develop yearly. Final yr Meals on Wheels Rowan collected almost two tons of pet meals, raised over $ 12,000 for AniMEALS, and greater than $ 5,000 for human meals.
August is so successful for AniMEALS that AniMEALS President Kim Hardiman advised that Meals on Wheels and Trustworthy Pals be a part of forces. Hardiman stated: “We have been blown away by the assist we acquired final yr, we determined to boost $ 10,000 and lift over $ 17,000 was incredible. As all the time, our purpose is to go large or go house. yr we wish to elevate $ 20,000. By partnering with Trustworthy Pals, we are able to profit much more animals in Rowan County. “
Meals on Wheels Govt Director Cindy Fink stated, “We’re so grateful for Kim, Debbie and Lorna’s onerous work in rising this fundraiser. The meals we gather in August is for AniMEALS which lasts us about six months. We love the thought of bringing loyal associates to share the proceeds and meals. “Stated Cindy Fink, Govt Director of Meals on Wheels. Trustworthy Pals Board Chair Marcia Parrot added,” We’re trying ahead to this collaboration. . We expect the pet assist that Meals on Wheels offers to their prospects is extremely necessary and we’re grateful that they’re being attentive to the well being wants of their prospects and their pets. “
The grants will present funds for rabies vaccinations, welfare checks and grooming when wanted. Presently, 58 Meals on Wheels meal recipients have pets and take part within the AniMEALS program. Pet meals collected in August can be used to offer pet meals to Meals on Wheels attendees over the following 6 months. Trustworthy Pals Director Mary Padavick stated, “We take cats and canine of all breeds and ages, with a wide range of well being and medical issues. Some keep for a number of days, others might keep right here for years. The meals and donations we obtain in August for AniMEALS will permit us to proceed taking good care of these animals whereas they’re on the Sanctuary ”.
The next native companies in Rowan County will function pet meals donation websites this yr:
Animal Sanctuary of Trustworthy Pals,
· Hughes Hydraulic Provide at 531 South Principal Road, Salisbury
· Barnhardt Jewelers at 112 East Innes Road, Salisbury
· Dr. James Okay. Jolly, DDS at 1816 East Innes Road, Salisbury
Lazy 5 Vets at 2916 South Principal Road, Salisbury
Stitchin ‘Publish Items at 104 South Principal Road, Salisbury
West Rowan Farm Residence and Backyard at 11575 NC Freeway 801, Mt. Ulla
Rowan Animal Clinic at 4155 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury
Meals on Wheels and Trustworthy Pals re-propose Fuzzy Buddies Enjoyable Day for the third yr. This yr, Fuzzy Buddies Enjoyable Day can be held at Trustworthy Pals Animal Sanctuary on Saturday twenty seventh August from 9pm to 12pm. The entry price can be a pet meals donation. There can be many enjoyable actions for households and “furry associates”, together with pet parades, pet contests, puppuccini, a photograph sales space and extra. Tracy Crotts and her skilled canine Sugar can be providing a presentation of canine tips beginning at 10am.
Fuzzy Buddies Enjoyable Day sponsors embody Hardiman Design, Randy and Kris Corridor, Understanding Your Canine, LLC, Fisher-Greene Insurance coverage Company, and Professional Electrical.
Alexandra Fisher, Head of Growth and Advertising and marketing on the Meals on Wheels Fund, stated: “We’re extremely enthusiastic about this collaboration, Kim and the remainder of the workforce at AniMEALs have been working onerous to place this occasion collectively. Pets are so useful to seniors welfare and this fundraiser has helped our AniMEALS program present pet meals and well being care yr spherical for our attendees’ pets. We’re grateful for our beneficiant donors and supporters and assume they are going to be completely satisfied to assist additionally Trustworthy Pals ”.
Meals on Wheels Rowan and Trustworthy Pals Animal Sanctuary additionally want to thank August 2022 for the sponsors of AniMEALS: Salcoa Contracting, Beautiful Flooring, Jayne Helms Group, Hardiman Design, Richard’s Portray, GMC Glass, Godley’s Backyard Middle, Residence Sources, Inc. , Sapp’s Guttering, Barnhardt Jewelers and Hughes Plumbing Provide.
For extra data on the AniMEALS program, go to www.mowrowan.org/animeals-pet-food-program.
For extra data on Trustworthy Pals Animal Sanctuary, go to www.faithfulfriendsnc.org
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