Dear readers: Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton, CA, is in trouble. We can’t afford to lose the valuable services of this special shelter. Please donate what you can to help them survive. Go to http://www.valleyhumane.org for information on how you can help. Thanks for caring (and helping!). There’s lots more details below, explaining this serious situation. /Gary
WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE HELP US SAVE OUR SHELTER!
To Gary’s readers:
Valley Humane Society urgently needs your help. The poor economy and the increase in demand for our services bring us to the point where we no longer have the funds to continue operating at our usual capacity.
We have already reduced by half the number of animals we care for. If VHS doesn’t receive significant funding in the next 30 days, we will be forced to cut staff and programming, after which our final option will be to close the shelter. These measures will directly affect hundreds of cats and dogs in the Tri-Valley and thousands of residents who depend on our programs.
We are determined to save the shelter by raising $125,000. After 25 wonderful years in Pleasanton, Valley Humane Society has rescued thousands of animals. As an organization that receives no local, state, or federal funding we have always relied on community donations to survive.
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