Imagine you are lost, hungry, dirty, and know you are unwanted. What would you do?
Well, that is the case for many dogs in our area (and cats). People have abandon them because they did not want them, could not afford them, or other reasons. Many of these abandon dogs are taken to the shelter, which causes overcrowding at the shelter and animals do get sick. The shelter has to take steps to reduce the sickness and control the space.
Project Discovery students are coming to their aid. In conjunction with the Tazewell ARC. Students will be collecting loose change from family, friends, teachers and the community. We call it CHANGE TO SAVE . The Tazewell ARC (Animal Rescue Coalition) is a non-profit organization working with local law enforcement and the animal shelter to decrease the population of homeless dogs and cats in Tazewell County. The Tazewell ARC is not a shelter. They work with volunteers who will foster dogs and cats until they are adopted by families. The organization also transports the dogs and cats to the family either in in-state or out of state. We will be doing a collection for Tazewell ARC to help pay for transportation cost, food and supplies.
Like most things, it takes money to save these animals. Student s will be collecting change staring February 3rd through February 17th. If you would like to help or want more information, please let us know. Our number is 276-988-5583 and email at firstname.lastname@example.org.