A huge THANK YOU to Big Y Foods, Inc. They donated $5000 from their 38th Annual Paul & Gerald D’Amour Memorial Charity Golf Outing to Sweetpea! It’s a big boost to our building fund, which will get us quite a
Many thanks to all those who came out for our Halloween dog walk, to those who donated to support the shelter, and to those who put so much time and energy into the preparation and working through the day to
Sweetpea was presented with a donation of $295.00 from Holden Big Y Store Director, Karen Sultan, for the Big Y Community Bags purchased during the month of May. All donations for May were designated to go to Sweetpea, but the
Sweetpea is extremely pleased to announce that we have received a $5000 grant from Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Inc./Rosemary Davis Memorial Fund “to aid in the costs necessary to rebuild and open.” We are very thankful for this grant and
We are now getting the animal enclosures, air conditioning, & sprinkler system in place. Unfortunately, we are running out of money, so we need your donations to get the final fittings in place, for the shelter to open again.
Our new shelter is rising from the fire-ravaged ruins of our old building, like an aluminum-sided phoenix!
Today, we took delivery of the new shelter building — our building is coming in the driveway! See the video of the first truck pulling in, with update photos on the Shelter page!
Our building will be delivered in less than 2 weeks. We need you! The interior must be finished: Dog Pens, Cat Condos, Free Roam Cat Room Furnishings, Large Grooming Equipment, and more. Rebuilding costs a lot more than anticipated. It
Sweetpea Update For those who may not know our history, Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals, Inc. was founded in 2000 by the then Rutland Animal Control Officer, Richard (Dick) Clark. After rescuing a sick and pregnant dog in Rutland State
Groundbreaking Ceremony February 22, 2018. The Sweetpea Board and Volunteers have just held the groundbreaking ceremony for the new shelter. The pin has been set and the construction crew are preparing for the foundation to be poured. See the Shelter page