PAWS sincerely thanks all of its supporters!
~ 76 animals were adopted in 2014-15 (Apr – Mar).
~ 69 animals were adopted in 2015-16 (Apr – Mar).
~ 61 animals were adopted in 2016-17 (Apr – Mar).
Thank you for contributing to this success. Your generosity is truly appreciated!
Best West Pet Foods regularly provides dry pet food to PAWS. The cats & dogs enjoy the Profile/Dietrich brands while at the Animal Adoption Centre or in foster homes. Thank you Best West!
A lemonade stand operated by Avery, Abby, and Madison earned $60 this past summer and it was generously donated to PAWS! Anita Miles and Cherry the cat were on hand to accept this gift. Thank you kindly for this contribution towards animal care in the community!
Pet Valu Portage la Prairie held its annual Thanks For Giving fundraiser and chose PAWS as the beneficiary! Food and donations were collected during the month of October. We are so grateful for this donation, it will help many animals. Thank you Pet Valu for thinking of PAWS!
The Fur Ball once again was a great success and fundraiser! It was an entertaining evening with so many amazing costumes. Thank you to everyone who came out and to those who supported PAWS in various ways. The 12th Annual Fur Ball raised over $2000 towards improving the lives of stray and abandoned animals!
What a feel good day! On behalf of PAWS, Taylor Green accepted a cheque for $2,937 raised through the Co-op Fuel Good Day in September. What an amazing amount! Thank you Portage Co-op Gas Bar and everyone who participated in Fuel Good Day!
PAWS would like to extend a sincere thank you to Cassie, Lexi, Emily and Olivia. These young ladies raised $85.00 for PAWS at their bake sale in the Peony Farm on Sep 30. Thank you for thinking of the animals in need. Such a delicious idea!
Shewfelt’s Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
Westview Dental Centre
Hill’s Drug Store
Westward Ford Sales Ltd.
Point West Electrical Mechanical Services Inc.
Best West Pet Foods
St. Claude Veterinary Clinic
Sun & Snow
Thanks also to Portage Co-op, Sobeys and Prairielands Kennel Home of Prairieside GSDS for their donations to Pawlooza in the Park!
And thank you Prairieburn K9 Academy for donating all of the meat for the BBQ. It was a hit!
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Thank you to everyone who came out to the PAWS Pooch Pool Party Sep 4. We raised $390! A sincere thank you to Portage Regional Recreation Authority for donating the rental fee and allowing us to use Splash Island. What an awesome way to end the summer!
Thanks to everyone who supported PAWS at the Portage Co-op Community BBQ on Friday Aug 18. Our great community came together and raised $783! This generosity helps PAWS ensure stray and abandoned animals can have the life they deserve.
PAWS extends a huge THANK YOU to Chia’s Pets for graciously donating $400! Chia’s Pets is a subdivision of The Ian & Rochelle Laing Family Foundation which provides Manitoba pet and wildlife rescues and shelters with donations for their causes. Thank you very much for your support!
Thank you to Best West Pet Foods and everyone who attended the BBQ in support of PAWS on Friday July 28. With your help, we raised over $900! The generosity and support from this community is making a difference in the lives and welfare of animals. Thank you!
PAWS extends a huge thank you to our wonderful community for all your support for our garage sale! We raised a whopping $1191.90!! Thank you to everyone who donated their treasures and thank you to everyone who came by to support. Because of YOU we can help more animals!
A big thank-you to Bonnie McRae and the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority for choosing PAWS as the recipient of their fundraiser at the provincial conference for women educators on April 29th. We received a generous donation of $530. This is most appreciated!
The Community Foundation of Portage and District notified PAWS of a very generous donation. PAWS is fortunate that the Portage Lions Club selected us as one of the recipients of their Donor Advised Fund earnings. On April 20th we received a cheque for $597.00. We are very appreciative of this donation and grateful that we were chosen. Thank-you so very much!
P.A.W.S would like to say a huge thank you to E.F. Moon Construction Ltd. for donating their time and labour and installing weeping tile around our building to help stop the flooding issues we have been having. They have worked hard to help protect our animals and we are so grateful! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!
We’d also like to thank Ken and Cindy Tessier of KB Tessier Snow Clearing & Landscaping Ltd. for donating the weeping tile we needed. We are so touched by your generosity!
Thank you from all of us at P.A.W.S! We are so lucky to have such a great community that helps out when needed!
In lieu of birthday presents, Abby requested donations be made to benefit animal welfare. PAWS was presented with a wonderful $100 contribution at the March Adoptathon. Thank you for this thoughtful gift!
Love and kindness was in the air this past February at Yellowquill School. The Grade 4 class sold bags of Valentine candy and raised almost $200 and presented it to PAWS. Thanks for this generous donation – how sweet!
PAWS extends a huge thank you to Best West Pet Foods in Portage as well as to everyone who bought a heart to support us! Thanks also to the Laing Family Foundation/ @ChiasPets for the additional donation. We cannot express how touched we are every time the community shows us support! Thank you for helping us save animals!
PAWS would like to express our gratitude to the students of Ecole Arthur Meighen School for their dedicated fundraising efforts. On Feb. 16 we were presented with $105.65 along with a generous donation of eight tote bags of much needed items from our “Wish List”. We appreciate the effort that went into this. Thank-you!
As part of Ecole Crescentview School’s sustainable development goal, the Grade 3 classes held a bake sale Jan. 26 to raise funds for a local community group. PAWS was chosen and $741.25 was raised! They also collected donations of much needed supplies. Thank you students, staff & families for this incredible support of animals in need.
Thank you JEM Muscle Therapy Clinic for your donation of time and talent during the January Adoptathon. Thanks also to those who came out and supported their first Massage-a-thon. PAWS gratefully received $500.00 from this wonderful idea!
PAWS is a recipient of the 2016 Rescue of Choice Award from Gatewest Coin. This award is donated to top ranking Animal Rescues and Shelters in 2016. We would like to thank Jasmine Allen, Director of Chia’s Pets and Gatewest Coin, for this wonderful donation. This will help out our rescued animals tremendously. What a start to the new year – thank you!