Giving Back - First Quarter

Apr 3, 2018

Can you believe it's already April? I don't know where the time is going?! And since we're a quarter of the way in, I thought it would be a good time to share and shine a light on the organizations we've helped.

Let's get to know the organizations we've helped so far...

House With A Heart
Founded in 2006, Sher Polvinale and her late husband, Joe, created a senior pet sanctuary in their home and the residents are dogs and cats who have lost their families and homes through no fault of their own. Because of their advanced age and various medical conditions, they have little chance of being adopted. Once a dog became a resident, it would have a loving home for life. Current residents are provided with a comfortable home environment, healthcare and wellness screenings, grassy fields (fenced yard) on a two-acre property to roam and play on and LOTS of love! They also provide a “Helping Hand” by providing necessary medical care for Senior and Special needs shelter dogs, to make them adoptable and to help get them into a local rescue and hopefully new forever home!
website // facebook // instagram

Blue Line Bears
Started by a 14 year-old daughter of a police officer whose goal is to help the children of fallen officers through the difficult and devastating loss of a parent. Uniform shirts will be cut, sewn and stuffed into a teddy bear keepsake, providing a tangible reminder that their loved one will always be with them. Each bear will be given a St. Michael medal and blessed by a priest before being mailed to the family - all of this is done at no expense to the family.
website // facebook // instagram

Saint Francis Service Dogs
Assisting children and adults with disabilities become more independent and self-sufficient through a partnership with a professionally trained service dog. It takes two years and costs up to $25,000 to train one service dog and Saint Francis absorbs this cost and does not charge for service dogs. Saint Francis Service Dogs is the largest service dog organization in Virginia and is accredited by Assistance Dogs International.
website // facebook // instagram

Guys, it feels so good when I make these donations!
Together we're helping some great causes, so thank you!!

For next quarters donations, I'm looking into ocean/environmental charities.
I have a few in mind, but if you have any suggestions, leave a comment or email me!

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