Tapping into holidays is a great way to promote your shelter or rescue - and bringing on the creativity can make all the difference in making your fundraiser a success! Valentine's Day is one of the best holidays to be creative because it focuses on love and relationships - and who is more loving ...read it all!
Blogging & Barking!
Imagine living your life in a cage - never smelling the fresh air - never seeing the sun - never feeling the grass beneath your feet. Puppy mills are sadly a real thing and until we make a stand to STOP supporting them - dogs will continue to suffer because of those who feel that dogs are products ...read it all!
The purpose of this post is to show people that even damaged dogs can bring so much joy and fulfillment to your life. That the dogs you may not think are the best for you - may be the ones you need the most. As the proud mom of 2 pitties Ginger and Riley - I knew I wanted to help more pit bull ...read it all!
Fundraising is probably the most difficult part of running a rescue or shelter. Having heard so many say they are sick and tired of fundraising - we know it is an issue many face in the animal rescue world. Because of this we are always on the lookout for great new fundraising ideas that any ...read it all!
Imagine creating an event fundraiser that is not only strikingly beautiful - but emphasizes the needs a rescue has and to top it off raises $36,000 to help animals in need! One Love Pit Bull Foundation made it all happen. This fundraising event was a very different concept in that the rescue ...read it all!
Pit Bull lovers rejoice - our top selling t-shirt design of all time is now being released as a design FREEBIE! If you run, volunteer for or advocate for any pit bull rescue - this is a perfect addition to your fundraisers! Whether you print it on tees, mugs, hats - or anything you can think of, ...read it all!
When Debra reached out to us about her Doggy Noses & Yoga Poses we wanted to jump on the opportunity to profile her program and see how it works! Doggy Noses & Yoga Poses is a unique animal fundraiser that combines a love of yoga with a love of dogs and we couldn't imagine a better ...read it all!
As some may know - CharityPaws started as a social goods shop, created just to help animal rescue groups by creating apparel that focused on an important animal issue and donating proceeds back to our partners. We closed down that aspect of our initiative for several reasons, but wanted to ...read it all!
We are excited to be launching a new series where we interview various nonprofit organization to get insight into how they have created their most successful fundraisers! While we will do our best to interview only animal organizations, we may reach outside the community if we find an event that we ...read it all!
Did you know that Chihuahuas are the dog breed found most often in shelters, second only to Pit Bulls? That is according to the ASPCA that listed them as number 2 for 2013 and 2014. Some list them as number three, but they are always found in the top 10. How can that be? These tiny little dogs ...read it all!
So what do you get when you get a group of architects together to do something amazing? You get 13 unbelievably cool cat shelters that not only look amazing - but raise money for charity! FixNation is the organization that was the recipient of the donations earned from the sales of these cat ...read it all!
We hear it all the time, "I have no time", "I have no money", "he/she pee'ed in the house" or "our Dad/Mom dies and we don't want it" - every time we hear/see these excuses as to why a dog/cat has been abandoned it makes our skin crawl. We have seen animals called "it" - we have seen them dragged ...read it all!