Company Donations

Donations and Fundraising – Local Companies and Corporations

MNP, LLP hosted a barbecue in support of Bide Awhile Animal Shelter on June 21. They presented us with a cheque for a whopping $260! Thank you so much to the MNP, LLP team for all of your support! It is so very much appreciated!





Princess Auto
Thank you so, so much to the wonderful team at Princess Auto in Dartmouth! They donated all of the goodies for a fun barbecue on May 29, where we served up hot dogs for free and accepted donations. The generosity of the Princess Auto team, coupled with their generous customers helped raise $597 for the shelter. Thank you so much!






Good Robot Brewing
On Monday, May 28, $1 from every pint sold at Good Robot was donated to Bide Awhile Animal Shelter as part of their GoodWill Bot program. Additionally, we had pet trivia and raised a ton of money for the shelter! Thank you so much!






Costafit Rebounding
Thank you so much for taking the time to teach a Rebounding class, with 100% of proceeds supporting our Blue Nose Marathon Tails in Motion team! We raised $265 and cannot thank you enough!





Grafton Street Dinner Theatre
Once again, we partnered with Grafton Street Dinner Theatre for an incredible evening of delicious food, fun, and excellent entertainment – in support of Bide Awhile. Thank you so much for another great performance and fundraiser! 






Next Level Fitness and Nutrition
We had so much fun training with Cheryl and Shannon, and are so grateful they shared their wealth of knowledge with our Tails in Motion team as we prepared for the 2018 Blue Nose Marathon. Thanks to Next Level Fitness, our runners/walkers were more than ready for race weekend! Thank you so much!






R&R Pools
During our annual Holiday Open House, Kara, from R & R Pools, presented us with a cheque for $1000! Thank you so much for your support!








Princess Auto
Thank you to Princess Auto for hosting a BBQ for us on May 30! They donated all the food and allowed us to collect donations. We raised $370!


A HUGE thank you to MNP,LLD for hosting and providing all the food for a BBQ fundraiser for the Tails in Motion Blue Nose Marathon team! They raised $485!!!



Krave Burger
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!!

charm-diamond-centresKent – 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!!


MacKay’s PharmaChoice
Thank you so much for the $154 donation! It is very helpful!!


R&R Pools
Thank you R&R Pools for a $2000 cheque! We appreciate it!

Wawanesa Insurance
Thank you to Wawanesa Insurance for your gracious donation of supplies along with a $200 cheque!


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!

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HGS, Burnside

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!


R&R Pools
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.

FedEx Express
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!

RSA Insurance
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.bioclean


R&R Pools
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!img_3565
 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.