MCR help needed Thurs. (tomorrow) Aug. 27

If anyone can stop in between 8 & 9am and help setup the MCR/ kitten room /etc., your help will be very much appreciated by the Feline Care Staff. Please see staff when you get there on what needs to be done! Thanks!!!!!

Lil

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Hot Air Balloon Fest- Grayslake – Sat. Aug. 29

SAP is one of the sponsors now of the Balloon Fest! We will have a table at the park starting at 3pm. More then 2000 people attended this event last year. We will have 2 shifts— 4-6:30pm and 6:30- 9:00pm – they do have the balloons ‘glow’ at nite in the air.

Please let me know ASAP if you can help at this unique event. Looking for at least 3 volunteers per shift. I will be the ‘floater’.

4-6:30 pm – Mikki/ John/ Ada & Rob –FILLED!!!!!!

6:30-9:00 – OPEN/ OPEN / OPEN

Thank you so much for volunteering to support SAP!!

Lil

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Volunteer news / snippets

You are used to seeing us ask for your help at Community Events and Events held at Save-a-Pet. We thought you might like to see why these events are so important to help us care for the dogs and cats now at Save-A-Pet and for those to come. This is just a short list of what is needed/used on a daily basis. Your help is needed to help promote and educate the public on what we do and how they can help our No Kill Mission.

Commonly Asked Questions

  • DOGS/PUPPIES/CATS/KITTENS IN FOSTER
    • Dogs = 23
    • Cats = 7
    • Kittens = 87
    • Puppies = 1
  • DOGS / CATS IN PERMANENT FOSTER
    • Dogs = 28
    • Cats = 41
  • SUPPLIES USED – PER WEEK
    • Dog food – wet – 48 cans
    • Dog food – dry – 450 lbs.
    • Cat food – wet – 84 large cans
    • Cat food – dry – 80 lbs.
    • Cat litter – 2500 lbs

At any one time, Save-A-Pet is home to an average of 300 dogs and cats.

  • Longest resident – dog – Sunny – 12 years
  • Longest resident – cat- Lillian – 9 years
  • Oldest resident – dog – Woody – Age = 15 ½
  • Oldest resident – cat – Ingrid – Age = 17

YEARLY COST TO OPERATE AND CARE FOR THE DOGS AND CATS AT THE ADOPTION CENTER:

$1,500,000.00

All funding is done via donations, grants and fundraisers. No city/state/federal funds.

Save-A-Pet has found forever homes for over 40,000 dogs and cats.

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BMW Golf slots FILLED!!!!! Thank you!!

If more volunteers want to help, let me know ASAP so we can get another slot!!

Events needing help:

Trustmark- Thurs., Aug. 20 – 11-1:30

Jurassic – Fri., Aug. 28th -6pm

Grayslake Parade- Sat., Aug.15 – 6pm

Woof Fest – Sun., Aug. 30 -12-2

Click on the comment button if you can help at any of these events!

Lil

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BMW GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP – LAKE FOREST – SUPPORT NEEDED!

Save-A-Pet will be ‘manning’ a concession stand on hole #10, at the BMW Golf Championship being held in Lake Forest the week of Sept. 14-20!!  Our days/times are:

Weds., Sept. 16 – from 7-2pm

Sat., Sept. 19 – 9-4pm

We will need 6 volunteers for each day. Please let me know ASAP if you can volunteer. We will be selling a limited menu, so beverages and sandwiches. All tips will go to Save-A-Pet and a % of the concession sales.

I will have more information once the contract is signed, and will let those volunteering know any updates.

This is very exciting for SAP, and if we get a large response of volunteers, we may be able to get more times/dates, but we would have to know ASAP to do this.

Thank you!!!!

Lil

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AUGUST COMMUNITY EVENTS – SUPPORT NEEDED

Here are the events scheduled so far for Aug. Please click on the comment button if you can help support any!! The golf outing can be any hour increments you can help.

ALSO..  we will be ‘manning’ a concession stand on a weekday and a weekend slot at the BMW GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP in Lake Forest the week of Sept. 14-20. Days/times TBD. Let me know if you would be available for a 4 hour shift during the week or on the weekend. More info to come on this!

COMMUNITY EVENTS

AUGUST:

 

  • – Aug. 4 – Night Out- Round Lake Beach –     5-8pm – 741 W. Town Line Rd – RLB
  • – Aug. 8 – Hawthorne Gardens Dog Wash – 11am- 2pm
  • – Aug. 15 – GARAGE SALE – 8am-4pm
  • – Aug. 15 – Empty the Shelters- SAP 11-4pm
  • – Aug. 15 – Bentley’s Long Grove- 12-3pm
  • – Aug. 15 – Grayslake Parade – 7pm
  • – Aug. 20 – Trustmark – Lake Forest – 11:30 am-1pm
  • – Aug. 22 – Knuppers Nursery – 11am-3pm
  • – Aug. 26 – Golf Outing – 8-3pm – Arboretum, Buffalo Grove
  • – Aug. 28 – Fri. – JURASSIC MOVIE – CLC – 6-10pm
  • – Aug. 30 – Woof Fest – Highland Park – 12-2pm

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RED LANYARD VOLUNTEER BADGES – PLEASE RETURN

Please return any red volunteer badges on lanyards back to the volunteer nook as we are running very low on them again.

REMINDER… the red volunteer badges on lanyards should always be returned to the hanger BEFORE you leave.

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