Compassion in the Community | November 2022

November is a big month for the animals of the VBSPCA! Mark your calendars for the biggest fundraising day of the year, and take a look at some of the creative ways our community is giving back.

Pints for Pups with Commonwealth Brewing Company – November 5th
Cheers to finding your new best friend! Commonwealth Brewing Company is hosting its seventh annual Pints for Pups on Saturday, November 5th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Your $25 donation at the door includes two drink tickets and benefits our shelter. Plus, you’ll get to meet some VBSPCA adoptable dogs and shop for pet products from local vendors.

Giving Tuesday – November 29th
Support the animals of the VBSPCA on Giving Tuesday, the global day of charitable giving. Our goal is to raise $20,000, and we can’t do it without you! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 29th and donate through our website or Facebook page. Every dollar makes a difference in the lives of animals in need.

Caroline’s BARKery – Taking Pre-Orders Now
For the third year in a row, young animal lover Caroline is selling homemade peanut butter dog treats this holiday season and will donate all proceeds to our animals. Her goal this year is to raise at least $1,000. Caroline is accepting pre-orders now. Visit the Caroline’s BARKery Facebook page to place your order.

All Year Long – Sustainable Support

Stephs Crafting Bits
Visit the Stephs Crafting Bits shop on Etsy for handmade jewelry and art that gives back! Mention the VBSPCA at checkout and 20% of your order will be donated to our animals. Click here to shop.

Black Dog Real Estate LLC
Looking for a new home? Try Black Dog Real Estate. A total of 5% of each sales commission will be donated to the VBSPCA. Click here to learn more.

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.

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.

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.