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Compassion in the Community | November 2021

November is an important month for the animals of the Virginia Beach SPCA. Giving Tuesday, the national day of giving, is November 30th this year. In addition to that big day, there are a number of fun events taking place in our community that benefit our animals. Read on to see the creative ways to get involved and give back during the month of November – there’s truly something for everyone!

Make a Toy for a Shelter Animal with the Girl Scouts – November 6th
Bring your kids to visit the animals of the VBSPCA and make a toy for them with the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast! The Girls Scouts will have everything you need to make a safe and fun pet toy. It all takes place at the shelter on Saturday, November 6th from 11am-1pm.

Pints for Pups with Roll With It – November 10th
Helping animals can be as easy as playing games and enjoying a pint! Stop by Roll With It Board Game Cafe & Bar on Wednesday, November 10th from 5-9pm. They will donate $1 from each draft beer purchased to the VBSPCA.

Pints for Pups with Commonwealth Brewing Company – November 13th
Join Commonwealth Brewing Company on Saturday, November 13th from 1-4pm for Pints for Pups! Tickets are $28 and include two beverages with proceeds going to the VBSPCA! We’ll also have adoptable animals for you to meet. Get your tickets here.

Yoga with Kittens at The Soulful Place – November 13th
Want to do yoga with kittens? Join The Soulful Place and some of our adoptable felines on Saturday, November 13th. They are offering these special classes at 12pm and 1:30pm. Classes are $25 and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the VBSPCA. You can register here.

National Adoption Week at PetSmart Landstown – November 13th 
Looking for a new best friend? Visit PetSmart Landstown on Saturday, November 13th from 12pm-2pm to meet adoptable animals of the VBSPCA! It’s all part of their National Adoption Week celebrations. 

Fort Story Youth Center Donation Drive – November 24th
On November 24th, the Fort Story Youth Center will be collecting donations for the animals of the VBSPCA. The center is located at 457 Vera Cruz Road in Virginia Beach.

Whobilation at New Realm Brewing Co. – November 27th
Visit our booth at New Realm Brewing Co.’s Grinch-themed celebration, Whobilation, on Saturday, November 27th from 12pm-4pm. Proceeds from your purchases will go directly towards our shelter. Plus, drop off any item on our Wish List and receive a free bounce in the bounce house!

Founder’s Inn Annual Illumination – November 28th
Get into the holiday spirit at the Founder’s Inn Annual Illumination. The event takes place on Sunday, November 28th from 2-6pm. The VBSPCA will have a booth there, so do a little holiday shopping for your pets – proceeds go back to our animals!

Giving Tuesday – November 30th
Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday on November 30th! The VBSPCA hopes to raise $20,000 to help provide second chances to homeless animals. You can help by donating, creating your own Facebook fundraiser, and spreading the word! Visit our Facebook page for more details as we get closer to this national day of giving.

Mechanical Service Company Food & Supply Drive – All Month Long
Throughout the month of November, Mechanical Service Company is encouraging their employees and customers to donate pet food and supplies from our Wish List. Then in December, Santa will load up one of their vans and drop off the donations at our shelter!

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.