Type of Organization
You may have driven by the freestanding shelter on the way to the Cape, in the small town of Plymouth, Massachusetts but the work that The Helping Hands for the Plymouth Animal Shelter is no small affair.
The three volunteer co-founders did not know each other when they met at the shelter every Tuesday morning some 10 years ago but they all had the same mission in mind. They knew that they needed to help the shelter with much neededveterinary care, food for the animals, litter for the cats and cleaning supplies, so they formed this non-profit organization that raises funds to pay for daily care and medical treatment for the animals in the shelter in the fall of 2008.
Because of the downfall of the economy, they use more than 80% of the funds that they raise through auctions to assist with veterinary care for low-income families. Several local groups have come jumped on board to help raise money for specific items. Two years ago, they raised enough funds to complete the cleaning of the outdoor dog area, including putting all new gravel down, a new fence and the purchase of 10 dog houses.
Needs are ongoing, and we are proud to support their efforts because of wonderful supporters like you through SPCAI’s Shelter Program.