One of many shelter’s largest fundraisers, the Paws-itively Desserts and Extra occasion, was additionally canceled in 2020 on account of COVID-19 considerations.
John Rypma, the Humane Society’s board chairman, mentioned the shelter held their first on-line public sale as an alternative, which raised roughly half of what the Pawis-itively Desserts occasion would.
“We have been very proud of it, for a web-based public sale, however we’ll be blissful to get again to the place we will all be collectively and socialize and do it the best way we’ve been doing it,” Rypma mentioned. “We plan to return to that, if we will get COVID below management and if we and the group is comfy doing it that manner.”
So as to proceed serving to animals in 2021, the shelter is in want of things together with Purina, Science Weight loss program, Royal Canin or Iams dry or canned canine or cat meals in any taste, Royal Canin mother and kitten canned or dry meals, PetAg KMR powdered milk replacer for kittens, rope slip leashes, non-clumping cat litter, small canine treats, indestructible canine toys like Nylabones or Kongs, drawstring trash baggage, excessive effectivity laundry cleaning soap, Daybreak dish cleaning soap, paper towels, bathroom paper, and grocery retailer plastic sacks and paper baggage.
Donations may be delivered to the Humane Society, positioned at 534 S Reed Road in Beatrice. Shelter hours are 12-3p.m. on Sundays, and 12-6p.m. on Mondays by way of Saturdays, excluding Wednesdays when the shelter is closed all day.