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Pet Supermarket hosts fundraiser “Lend a Paw” to support local pet shelters
Storewide fundraiser and adoption event strives to give back to local pet shelters
This article was updated April 26, 2022.
With National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day approaching on April 30, 2022, Pet Supermarket—a specialty pet supply retailer with more than 200 stores primarily in the Southeast US—is hosting the fundraiser, “Lend a Paw." The fundraiser aims to give back to 13 local pet shelters and support abandoned animals in need of food, shelter, and veterinary care.
From Friday, May 6, 2022 to Sunday, May 22, 2022, visitors can support and donate to Pet Supermarket’s fundraiser in a few different ways. They can purchase a special pet bandana, in which proceeds go directly to the fundraiser or they can provide any donation amount at the register during checkout. Visitors can also attend the Pet Supermarket’s adoption event on Saturday, May 21, 2022, and adopt a pet in need of a home.1
“Friendship and loyalty are the foundations that pets provide us,” said Jonathan Rodriguez, Pet Supermarket senior manager of campaign strategy and creative development, in a company release.1 “As an organization, Pet Supermarket is proud return the favor to the pets in our communities by strengthening local rescues and shelters.”
All proceeds and donations will go directly to the animal shelters and will be evenly distributed among the 13 shelters selected. The 13 local shelters include: Florida Pointers Rescue (New Smyrna Beach, Florida), Gulf Coast Humane Society (Fort Myers, Florida), Humane Society of Greater Miami (North Miami Beach, Florida), Lucky Cat Adoptions (Fleming Island, Florida), Mission K9 Rescue (Needville, Texas), PAWsitive Supporters (Marietta, Georgia), Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League (West Palm Beach, Florida), Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (Orlando, Florida), Pita & Pecan’s Animal Refuge (Hayden, Alabama), Planned PEThood of Georgia (Duluth, Georgia), Saving Sage Animal Rescue Foundation (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), Stepping Stones Canine Rescue (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) and Young-Williams Animal Center (Knoxville, Tennessee).1
Throughout the last year, Pet Supermarket has raised over $750,000 for rescues, shelters, and canine military heroes.1
Pet Supermarket encourages families to “Lend a Paw” on behalf of local rescues and shelters. News release. Pet Supermarket, Inc. April 25, 2022.