North Santa Rosa

Pace High Students Donate BIG!

Students donate nearly 4000 lbs. of Supplies to Shelter

Pace High National Honor Society and Beta Club members provide food and blankets to Santa Rosa Animal Services

Arriving in several trucks and cars loaded down with supplies, students from Pace High School’s National Honor Society and Beta Clubs donated nearly 4000 pounds of cat food, cat litter, dog food and blankets to Santa Rosa Animal Services on Thursday, March 10.
The supply drive was the February 2016 project for the students including: Cody Bowes, Alexis Fonacier, Adarius Lampkins, Claire Browning, Hannah Westrick, Leland Knoch, Emma Bowland, Brett Birmingham, Blake Russell, Tony Marcantonio, Alissa Gibson, Carlee Harding, Grace Javier, Carlee Smith, Amanda Strickland and Evan Rowell, lead by sponsors Lisa Dillashaw and Katherine Byers.
“We’re very grateful for the members and sponsors of Pace High School’s National Honor Society and Beta Club,” said Dale Hamilton, Santa Rosa County Animal Services director. “We go through an incredible amount of food and supplies each week and their donation will go a long way towards helping us keep overhead costs down and providing a comfortable life for the animals in our care.”
Looking for a service project or just want to help? Student groups, organizations and individuals whose hearts hold a special place for shelter animals are encouraged to make a donation or host a drive. Supply drive projects may also meet school and service organizations’ volunteer requirements. Items needed include:

puppy and kitten food 

canned cat food and canned dog food

flat sheets, pillow cases, comforters and blankets (small and large) 

towels 

newspapers 

stuffed animals, dog and cat toys 

cat litter (non-clumping) and litter pans

cat food dishes 

plastic storage containers 

cat and dog treats, rawhides 

bandannas, leashes and collars (cat and dog)

bleach disinfectant sprays, like as Lysol (no Pine-Sol please)

equine horse dewormer

hay and horse feed (ask staff for specifics) 

gift cards from groceries and pet stores

monetary donations always graciously accepted. 

Community contributions can make the difference in how well and how many animals Santa Rosa Animal Services can care for each year. For more information, call (850) 983-4680, email animals@santarosa.fl.gov, or visit the shelter at 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton or online: www.santarosa.fl.gov/animals.

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