Donations and Fundraising – Local Companies and Corporations
Thank you SO much Krave Burger for your month-long promotion in support of Bide Awhile! The burger combo promo raised $878 for us! Thank you!!
Camp Bow Wow
Thank you to Camp Bow Wow for hosting a dog swimming event at the Dartmouth Sportsplex. They raised $2050 for us!!
Charm Diamond Centres – Head Office in Dartmouth
Thank you to Charm Diamond Centres – Head Office in Dartmouth for their $500 donation. Each pay, employees contribute monies towards a charitable donation fund. They allowed the employees to suggest local charities they believed were most deserving and held a vote for the top 3. Lucky for us they selected us as #1!! Thank you so much!!
Kent – Bayers Lake
Barry & Amy representatives of Kent, Bayers Lake. Their Kent store held a raffle and raised $249. The staff there also had a Christmas tree on which things from our Wish List were displayed and staff could take their pick on items they wish to donate to the Shelter! Thanks so much Kent!!
Thank you so much for the $154 donation! It is very helpful!!
BMO Russell Lake
A HUGE thank you to BMO Russell Lake Employee Charity Fund for their $500 donation to us! The animals thank you!
J.A. Snow Funeral Home
Andrew (left) and Rob (right) recently brought in a donation of $372.40 for us. The funeral home held an antique car show and BBQ. We appreciate it!
Staff from CGI recently brought in a donation for us for $2823.50. The CGI Halifax Charity Committee held casual days to raise the money. Thank you so much!
Global Pet Foods
Every year, Global Pet Foods run the Show Us Your Heart Campaign. We were the lucky recipients of a portion of the donations, totalling $1182 to Bide Awhile. Thank you so much!
Staff from HGS in Burnside brought in a donation in March for $750. The money was raised in their office through bake sales, 50/50 draws, lunches, comfy days and general donations. Lorna, Julie, Carrie and Lindsay are shown presenting the cheque to Darrold Gould. Thank you so much for your efforts!
Citco, Halifax Office
The Citco, Halifax office, held casual days recently and donated $3050 to Bide Awhile. Thank you so much!
Walmart, Dartmouth Crossing
The night crew at the Walmart Dartmouth Crossing Store raised funds for us over several months and the store matched the funds. The result was a donation of just over $1800. Thank you so much!
During our Open House on Sunday, we received a nice donation from R & R Pools | Swimming Pools in Nova Scotia. For the past few years they have donated a portion of thier yearly pool sales to us. We greatly appreciate this wonderful donation. Kara Redden (right) presented a cheque to Stephanie Willan (president) and Darrold Gould (executive director).
On December 9, Sarah Arsenault and her son Eli stopped by with a donation of cat and cleaning supplies for us. Sarah is a flight attendant with Westjet and the company was encouraging the employees to perform mini miracles that day – random acts of kindness. In total, Westjet employees made 31,793 miracles happen! What a great idea. Thanks so much to Sarah and Eli.
NS Teacher’s Union Employees
Two members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union collected donations for Bide Awhile. They brought bleach, laundry detergent, Windex, litter, cat treats, cat blankets, etc.
Recently we received a donation of $500 through the FedEx Community Fund. Our charity was nominated by Mike Campbell, a FedEx employee in Dartmouth. Through the fund, FedEx donates $50,000 a year among registered Canadian Charities that the employees choose. Thank you Mike and FedEx!
Recently Danielle and Nancy, on behalf of the staff at RSA Insurance, brought in donations of cleaning supplies, pet food & gift cards. Thank you so much!
Gabs and Eddy
Gabs and Eddy, a company that makes crocheted hats and assessories, give us a percentage of dog toque sales a cheque for for $320! Thank you so much!
Colin Brushett from Bio-Clean brought in a company donation over the holidays for $5000! Thank you Colin. We really appreciate your thoughtful donation.
Once again, R&R Pools in Timberlea have donated $1000 to Bide Awhile. They brought in the cheque during our Open House in December. Thank you!
Vetcetera Annual Dog Wash
Every year, Dr. Emma Raghaven and the staff of Vetcetera on the Bedford Highway organizes a dog wash, BBQ and yard sale. The proceeds are split between Bide Awhile, Pick of the Litter Society and the SPCA. Scotiabank in Bedford also matches the funds. The dogs had a great time and so did we! Thanks to everyone involved.
Tel. (902) 469-9578
Fax. (902) 463-6173
Bide Awhile Animal Shelter
67 Neptune Crescent
P.O. Box 50029, RPO Southdale
Dartmouth NS B2Y 4S2