Blog Category: Community Outreach/Education

Posted on December 19, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

We would like to say a special thank you to the second graders at Vineland Elementary School for their recent generous donation! Jane Silva, one of the second grade teachers, contacted us after all of the second grade classes decided that instead of exchanging gifts this year, they would like to hold a donation drive […]

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Posted on December 16, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

We would like to wish Jessica W. a very happy birthday and also thank her for her recent generous donation! For her birthday, Jessica asked her friends to bring donations of pet supplies and food in lieu of presents. She then donated them in memoriam of Dr. David Flagel, a family friend that passed away […]

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Posted on December 5, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

The North Port Pet Supermarket has done it again! This time they had EVEN MORE canned food to donate to our Pet Pantry program. Recently, the store held an adoption event to benefit the Suncoast Humane Society, complete with goodies and balloons.  Paul, the store manager, offered a 10% discount on entire orders to every customer […]

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Posted on November 21, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

We would like to say a special thank you to the Port Charlotte Sam’s Club (#6445) for their generous grant benefiting our Doggie Tales program! The funds from this grant will be used to help our Doggie Tales reading program meet the needs of children in this community that need help expanding their reading skills. Not […]

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Posted on November 14, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

Sue (right), a volunteer for Suncoast Humane Society, recently held a pet food drive at the Bay Indies Community in Venice! Sue had asked the residents of Bay Indies through the community newsletter to bring in dog and cat food, treats, and cat toys for our Pet Pantry program. When Sue came to drop off this generous […]

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Posted on November 7, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

Recently, the first graders at Lamarque Elementary School held their second annual donation drive to benefit the animals of Suncoast Humane Society. During this week long event, they collected pennies and items such as pet food, cleaning supplies, toys and much more from our Wish list. At the end of the collection, the students counted the […]

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Posted on November 4, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

During a recent customer appreciation event, the North Port Pet Supermarket asked all customers to donate a can of food to Suncoast Humane Society and as you can see it was a huge success! Their donation of canned pet food went to our Pet Pantry program, which helps pet owners in need by giving them […]

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Posted on November 3, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

Many thanks to the Honda dealership in Port Charlotte for their generous monetary donation and for collecting items such as towels, cleaning products, and pet supplies to donate to the animals in our care! Donations of items from our Wish List allow us to direct monetary donations to more critical needs. Thanks again, we appreciate your […]

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Posted on October 21, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Pet Placement Program

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on October 11, 2015 Most modern-day statistics agree that only 29 percent of pet owners adopt their pets from animal shelters or rescue groups. More than 50 percent obtain their pets from family members, relatives or friends, or they find them […]

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