Thank You Zone

The Animal Welfare Society graciously thanks our community partners including generous individual donors, enterprising youth heroes and local business champions.

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Liam, Emily, and Lucy visited the Animal Welfare Society recently to drop off donations purchased using birthday money that Lucy, age three, received for her birthday! Their entire family had a Hero Tour with Humane Educator Megan Cross and got a chance to meet Ollie, a friendly guinea pig that has since been adopted. Thank you Lucy and her entire family for being such a giving and generous part of our community.

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Awesome kid Connor had a birthday party and said, “Nay” to gifts for himself and “YAY” to gifts for the animals, donating rabbit, dog, and cat food, treats, and toys to the animals recently and spending some time with Mama at the AWS in her living space. Connor is a natural with the animals, hitting it off with several species, but forming a special bond with Candy, Mama, and some very sweet rats. Connor, thank you for your altruism, awesome attitude, and all around great energy that makes animals want to be around you and humans want to be like you. Hope your school year is just like you, the best!

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Biddeford Savings

Biddeford Savings stopped by with their collections from the Furry Friends Donation Drive and a very generous donation.  Our thanks to them for their hard work and generosity!

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Alouette Beach Resort

Calypso and all of us at AWS are so very grateful for the amazing support of Peter Lyons, the Kennedy family and everyone – staff and guests alike – at Alouette Beach Resort in Old Orchard Beach. In July, they hosted their third annual beachside bbq to benefit our animals. It was wildly successful, bringing in funds, toys and supplies for our pups! Alouette is one awesome hotel.  And, they are pet-friendly! Thank you! Thank you!

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Kiana, the young lady second to last, asked for donations for the shelter instead of birthday presents…for the second year in a row! We are very thankful for her dedication and continuing support.

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Ali is 10 years old and LOVES watching Animal Planet. She told me, “I just woke up one day and thought I should donate!”  After saving money from her parents Ali was able to go out and purchase items on our wish list. Ali brought in dog and cat food, as well as toys for the animals; she loves coming to visit AWS and can’t wait to come back again.