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Compassion in the Community | March 2021

We’re so lucky to have a supportive and compassionate community. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re sharing a few ideas of how you can bring good luck to the homeless animals of the Virginia Beach SPCA. Read on to learn more about this month’s initiative to provide lifesaving medical care for our animals, the local restaurant that wants you to dine for a cause, and more.

Change a Pet’s Luck – All Month Long
Donate $5 to the Miracle Medical Fund and make medical care possible for the homeless animals of the VBSPCA! Plus – for every Miracle Medical Fund donation of $5 or more, you get an “I support the VBSPCA” button. Donations can be made in person at the shelter or online. For online donations made via the VBSPCA website or social media pages, please visit our shelter and provide proof of your donation to a VBSPCA staff member to receive your button.

VBSPCA Membership Drive – Now through March 21st
Our goal is to welcome 100 new VBSPCA members by March 21st. For as little as $10 a month, you can provide loyal support that our animals depend on as they await their second chances. In addition to helping homeless animals, members receive exclusive perks like a member T-shirt, member magnet, discounts on adoptions and merchandise, and pet parent resources. Click here to join our mission as a VBSPCA member.

Eat Out and Give Back at Outback Steakhouse Hilltop – March 27th-28th
Treat yourself to a meal out while you give back to the animals of the VBSPCA. Outback Steakhouse at Hilltop will donate 10% of all proceeds from 11am-4pm on March 27th and 28th. The restaurant is located at 1757 Laskin Road. Click here for directions, contact information, and more.

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.