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
Join us for a great day of golfing, raffles, and fun. Prizes for Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and more!! Proceeds going towards the new Shelter, currently under construction. Bring your friends and support a great cause. Cost is
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
Our demolition permit was approved (yay!) and we have started demolition on the fire-damaged animal shelter. This is expected to take a while – but then we can rebuild! The rebuild will be done in phases: as each phase is