Remember the days of a neighbor sharing a cup of sugar? We here at Patch know that those acts of kindness—both big and small—continue even today, particularly in the very giving community of . This column, Neighbors in Need, will spotlight organizations and groups seeking donations or items in need. If you belong to a group or organization that has a specific request, e-mail Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org, referencing “Neighbors in Need."
Pets in Need
Items in need: Rawhides for big dogs; scoopable (clumping) cat litter
Drop off: Items can be donated at the shelter, 1620 W. Diehl Road.
Pet store helps people, pets
Store: Two Bostons, and
Event: Between Feb. 1 and 14 the store is accepting food for people, which will be donated to , and will match the weight of the donated food in pet food, which will be donated to an area pet rescue group.
How to help: Drop off food at either Two Bostons location, then visit the Facebook page and vote for the rescue group you want to receive the pet food donation.
Participating animal shelters: Midwest Lab Rescue, ARF, Rover Rescue, Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue, Hope 4 Paws, Recycled Rotts, , , Westie Rescue of MO, It’s a Pittie, Australian Shepherd Rescue Midwest, Great Lakes Lab Rescue.