Shelter Spotlight – Humane Society of Elkhart County

*Who is filling out this interview?

Stephanie Krol

*What is your position for your Animal Rescue/Shelter?
Board PresidentG70A2857

*What is the name of your Animal Rescue/Shelter?
Humane Society of Elkhart County

*Where are you located?
Elkhart, Indiana
50b6b888-d617-4295-8323-8d5dac90a961     *Do you offer any awareness programs to your community?

*If someone wanted to become a volunteer, how could they?
Fill out a Volunteer form located at:

*What types of items do you take as donations?
-A lot of people don’t animal shelters need BLEACH! We are like hospitals and need to be very clean to stop the spread of disease.

-We also need Purina dry dog and cat food.

-Monetary donations are preferred, too. We do not have a vet on staff and need to pay for care and medications.

-We also have a resale shop on shelter grounds. This has been a terrific fundraiser for us. We not only help the community with second hand items, but fundraise for our shelter. You never know what you will find at the shelter…whether it is new or gently used household goods or pet items.

*Do you have any fundraisers coming up that you want my viewers to know about?
We desperately need a new facility. We are more than half way for our capital campaign to build a new animal shelter.

On December 7th we are hosting one of my favorite events, the Howliday Open House. It is a great day that Santa comes to visit AND we can celebrate the holidays with our hardworking shelter staff and volunteers. Plus, it is a great day for the community to come celebrate with us!

*What does your shelter/rescue hope to achieve in 2014?
It is with high hopes we will break ground for our new facility this year!

*Anything else you want to add?
It is critical for any rescue or shelter to have a strong leadership in order to achieve.

*Social Media Information:
Shelter Phone Number: 5748484225
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