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Compassion in the Community | April 2021

With the change in season, we’re sharing ways you can spring into action to help the animals of the Virginia Beach SPCA. This month we have an exciting announcement about our first in-person fundraising event in over a year! Read on to learn more about this year’s Puttin’ for Paws as well as how you can freshen up your spring look while supporting homeless animals.

Spring into Action – All Month Long
Spring into Action to help provide medical care for the homeless animals of the VBSPCA. For every $5 donation to the VBSPCA Miracle Medical Fund, you can pick an egg to receive a prize! Each egg contains either a piece of candy, a coupon for 10% off one item in our Pet Retail Store, or a voucher for a piece of VBSPCA swag. Stop by the shelter from April 1-30 to pick an egg and reveal your prize!

Free Class with Donation at Pure Barre Virginia Beach – All Month Long
Pure Barre Virginia Beach is celebrating National Pet Day all month long! In honor of the holiday, which is celebrated on April 11th, the fitness studio is collecting items from our Wish List during the month of April. All non-members who stop by the studio to drop off an item on our Wish List will receive one free class. Click here for studio hours, location, and contact information.

Puttin’ for Paws Charity Golf Tournament – Registration Opens Soon
Save the date for the 20th Annual Puttin’ for Paws Charity Golf Tournament! The event will be held Friday, June 4th at the Red Wing Lake Golf Course. Participants will enjoy a day of golf as well as lunch, unlimited beverages, and an awards dinner. We hope you will mark your calendars and join us! Click here to learn more and to register.

Fortescue Sea Glass for a Cause – Now through May 31st
A young artist has created unique pieces of jewelry made from sea glass in an effort to support the animals of the VBSPCA. Ana Ferreira takes sea glass she finds on the Eastern Shore and turns it into jewelry. The 12 year old is selling her pieces at the Chesapeake Bay Distillery now through the end of May, and 25% of all sales will be donated to our shelter. To purchase Ana’s jewelry, visit the distillery at 437 Virginia Beach Blvd., or send a message through the distillery’s Facebook page.

All Year Long – Sustainable Support

Andy’s Paw Prints
Order a custom pet portrait from Andy’s Paw Prints, and 25% of the proceeds will be donated to the VBSPCA! This is a great way to support our animals while celebrating the special pets in your life. Andy’s Paw Prints supports various animal shelters, so click here for our referral link to order your custom pet portrait.

Kroger Plus
You can help homeless animals anytime you buy groceries at Kroger! Simply sign up, swipe your Plus Card when you shop, and a portion of the sale will be donated back to the VBSPCA! Sign up to participate here.

Host a Fundraiser through Bonfire
Create a t-shirt to benefit the animals of the VBSPCA! Bonfire makes it easy – upload your design, select the VBSPCA as the nonprofit, and they take it from there. This is a great way to support the animals while also putting some style out there in the community. Learn more here.

Nextdoor
Paypal Giving Fund has partnered with Nextdoor in order to bring charities a new way to gain support from their communities. With Nextdoor’s Sell for Good, neighbors can support charities by simply buying and selling items on the For Sale & Free marketplace. Sellers will now have the option to donate proceeds to benefit nonprofits like the VBSPCA through the PayPal Giving Fund. Click here to get started today!

Become a Member
As a VBSPCA Member, every adoption we complete, every wildlife animal we rescue, every child we reach, and every pet we treat in our clinic connects back to you. YOU make our mission possible, and all it takes is $10 a month. Plus, VBSPCA members receive exclusive perks and discounts in gratitude for their dedication to sustaining our mission! Interested? Click here to become a VBSPCA Member.

#VBStrong
In solidarity with our two legged and four-legged community, VBStrong T-shirts and tanks are available at the VBSPCA shelter, located at 3040 Holland Road. 100% of the proceeds from these VBStrong shirts will go to families of those who were lost on May 31st, 2019.
The Virginia Beach SPCA is incredibly grateful for the continued support from our local community.

If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser or event supporting the VBSPCA, please contact our Outreach Department at outreach@vbspca.com.