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Volunteers Invited to NSYMCA February 19th to Create Pet Blankets for Shelters
February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
For the second year in a row, local pet lovers are invited to donate essential animal supplies and create their own fleece pet blankets for sheltered animals at the North Suburban YMCA’s free Pet Blanket Making event on February 19 from 1pm – 3pm. The blankets and other pet supplies will be donated to the Wright-Way Rescue, Orphans of the Storm Animal Shelter, and Heartland Animal Shelter.
The NSYMCA is accepting donations for the following items for the Pet Blanket Making event and the animal shelters through February. Donations can be dropped off at the front desk of the NSYMCA located at 2705 Techny Road in Northbrook.
• 1 yard of fleece material needed per blanket
• Paper Towels
• Cat Litter (Clumping, Clay & Recycled)
• Laundry Detergent
• Mops, Brooms, Buckets
• Trash and Contractor bags
• Unopened Pet Food
• Office Supplies (Paper Reams, Pens, Highlighters)
• Dog and Cat Toys
• Kongs and puzzle feeder toys
• Leashes, Collars, and Harnesses
• Royal Canin Baby Cat Kitten Food
Please visit the website at nsymca.org to register or call 847-272-7250. This event is free and open to the community.