Posts tagged because you care

Volunteers needed for Walk for Small Animals

   August 15, 2014 5:00 am    0

Because You Care’s annual Walk for Small Animals, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m., in Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront, is the animal rescue group’s largest fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to help set up for the event, on Sept. 7 between 9 a.m. and noon; register participants, starting at 11:45 a.m.; help park…


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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

   July 2, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…


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Fun fair/carnival today to benefit Erie Animal Network

   June 8, 2014 1:00 am    0

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,…


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Volunteers needed for Kori’s Kritters fundraiser

   June 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…


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Volunteers needed to help at annual Kori’s Kritters event

   May 15, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…


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

   May 7, 2014 5:00 am    0

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….


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Animal rescue group schedules Saturday volunteer training

   March 12, 2014 12:17 am    0

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…


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Frozen food sales to benefit animal rescue group

   March 5, 2014 5:00 am    0

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…


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

   February 18, 2014 8:11 am    0

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…


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Animal rescue groups seek donations of gift-wrapping supplies

   December 26, 2013 2:08 pm    0

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…


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