Posts tagged because you care

Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

By | July 2, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Because You Care animal rescue organization recently opened a cat adoption center at 6041 West Road, McKean. A dog kennel is set to open this summer. Volunteers are needed to help in numerous roles, including cleaning and scooping litter, feeding the animals, socializing animals, answering the telephone, selling merchandise to members of the public, and… View Article

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Fun fair/carnival today to benefit Erie Animal Network

By | June 8, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Bring the family for some good old-fashioned carnival-type fun at the Erie Animal Network Carnival and Fun Fair today, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Sparrow Pond Campground, 11103 Rte 19 N., in Waterford. Admission to the fair is free, and there will be food — including carnival-type snacks — to purchase, plus games, music,… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Kori’s Kritters fundraiser

By | June 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The third annual Kori B. Durkin Foundation Kori’s Kritters benefit in Support of Animal Rescue will be held Saturday, July 12, 5 to 11 p.m., at the Colony Pub &  Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St. Many volunteers are needed to help put on this event, which will benefit Because You Care, a local animal rescue… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help at annual Kori’s Kritters event

By | May 15, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Kori’s Kritters, a nonprofit foundation that was set up in memory of Kori Durkin, will hold its third annual fundraiser to benefit a local animal rescue group on Saturday, July 12. The event, at the Colony Pub and Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St., from 5 to 11 p.m., will feature live music, food, gift basket… View Article

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It’s National Pet Week, so hug your pet — and volunteer!

By | May 7, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


National Pet Week, which is dedicated to celebrating the more than 200 million pets that enrich our lives, started Sunday and runs all week. The Erie area is lucky to have lots of dedicated volunteers who work to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home stray and abused pets all year round, and they can always use more volunteer help…. View Article

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Animal rescue group schedules Saturday volunteer training

By | March 12, 2014 12:17 am | 0 Comments


Calling all cat lovers who are looking for a new opportunity to help felines in need. Because You Care will hold a volunteer training class on Saturday, at noon, at its new adoption center in McKean for volunteers interested in helping at the cat center. Volunteers are needed for every day of the week, for… View Article

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Frozen food sales to benefit animal rescue group

By | March 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Local animal rescue organization Because You Care is partnering with Schwan’s for an online fundraising campaign. Just order from Schwan’s selection of meats, meals, desserts and more via BYC’s online campaign between now and April 17, and Schwan’s will donate 20 to 40 percent of all orders to BYC.  After April 17, through the end… View Article

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Paint a cat or dog piece at Claytopia, raise funds for animal shelter

By | February 18, 2014 8:11 am | 0 Comments


Celebrate your furry friends at Claytopia this month and help raise funds for a local animal rescue organization. Just stop in and paint any cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl at Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., during February, and Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Because You… View Article

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Animal rescue groups seek donations of gift-wrapping supplies

By | December 26, 2013 2:08 pm | 0 Comments


If you’re out shopping for post-Christmas bargains in the next few days, consider picking up some clearance gift-wrapping supplies for two local animal rescue groups. Both Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Because You Care raise funds for their organizations each December by wrapping gifts at the Millcreek Mall in exchange for donations.  Volunteers do the… View Article

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Erie-area businesses collecting donations for animal rescue groups

By | December 10, 2013 2:20 pm | 0 Comments


Karen Burton Horstman, Mark Horstman, Kevin Hartley and Peter J. Burton, of Burton Funeral Homes and Horstman and Sons Country Store, display some of the donated pet items they have collected already this year for Operation: Christmas Pet Angels. You can help these generous businesses build their pile of pet items by bringing donations — cat… View Article

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