You Can Help
Use the tabs to the right to find out more on donating options. Tax receipts are available.
The Victoria County SPCA is a non-profit organization. We are able to continue to serve our community through the generosity of those who donate.
We have more than 30 cats needing sponsors! $50 (minimum) sponsors a cat for 6 months. The funds received will help to cover the costs of taking care of that cat for 6 months. We will mention your sponsorship, with thanks, on our Facebook page. Can you help? We can also give you a thank you card with your sponsorship information if you would like to give a sponsorship as a gift. A big thanks to our current sponsors. Send us a Facebook message or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to become a sponsor!
As a member, you help direct the vision and activities of the Victoria County SPCA through the election of volunteer leaders, you are eligible to be on our local Board and are also entitled to vote at annual meetings. You also get a 10% discount off professional fees at the Florenceville Vet Clinic and email updates about Victoria County SPCA activities. Yearly memberships can be purchased for $10 through one of our Board members (Diane Senechal, Barb Inman, Sharon Beaulieu, Sandra Green, Janet Greer, Amanda Ward Parish, Jade Ruest, Amy Porter) or you can purchase a membership via mail by sending your $10, email address and mailing address to : The Victoria County SPCA, 2238 Route 109, Arthurette NB E7H 4C2.
We are hoping that all of our Facebook members will become official members! Sadly, animals are abandoned and mistreated in our communities each year. Every day, the Victoria County SPCA provides emergency help and shelter for animals in need. Your support as a Member of the Victoria County SPCA ensures that animals in our area continue to be protected from cruelty and neglect. With your help, we can create communities where all animals are treated with respect, care, and compassion.
Perth-Andover Animal Lovers
If you wish to make a donation by cheque, Johnson Drug Store is now accepting VCSPCA Donations! Visit them at 16 Tribe Road, Perth-Andover.
Plaster Rock Animal Lovers
Donations can be made through Barb Inman at Jeff’s Independent or Sandi Green by calling 356-8852.
All Animal Lovers
Donations are accepted at the shelter in Arthurette during regular business hours (Daily from 10 AM to 2 PM).
We also have numerous donations jars available at supporting businesses:
- Shell Hansen’s Meat Shop Inc. (New Denmark)
- Plaster Rock Guardian Pharmacy (Plaster Rock)
- Deans Midtown Quik-Way and Convenience (Plaster Rock)
- Save-Easy (Plaster Rock)
- Dayna’s Restaurant (Plaster Rock)
- Johnson Guardian Pharmacy (Perth-Andover)
You can donate in memory of a loved one through our Canada Helps account here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/victoria-county-s-p-c-a/
WHAT IS PLANNED GIVING? Planned giving is planning now to make a financial gift in the future for the work of an organization. This gift could take the form of a bequest, gift annuity or life insurance. The Victoria County SPCA would be pleased to work with you and your financial advisor to design a plan that benefits the society, maximizes your tax benefit and meets your philanthropic goals.
HOW TO MAKE A GIFT TO THE VICTORIA COUNTY SPCA
In addition to remembering loved ones in your will, you can designate a portion of your estate to the Victoria County SPCA. Make a charitable gift by naming the Victoria County SPCA as a beneficiary of your RRSP or RRIF. Designate the Victoria County SPCA as beneficiary of a life insurance policy by giving the VC SPCA an old policy, naming the Victoria County SPCA on an existing policy, or take out a new policy with the Victoria County SPCA as the irrevocable owner and beneficiary. Establish a Victoria County SPCA Charitable Remainder Trust. Throughout your life, you will receive income from the trust, but upon your death the remainder will pass directly to the Victoria County SPCA as the beneficiary. CONTACT US FOR ASSISTANCE
Items donated from our wish list are used at the shelter on a regular basis.
Supplies for the shelter can be donated at any time. We currently have drop-off locations at the Shelter in Arthurette, Save Easy in Plaster Rock, Clark’s Independent Grocer in Perth-Andover, and our current yard sale location. You can also arrange pick-up of items by contacting us at 356-1117, through Facebook or via email. Items on our wish list include:
- Friskies wet cat food
- Whiskas dry food
- Purina Kitten Chow
- Non-clumping cat litter
- Cat treats – any kind
- Disinfecting bleach
- Laundry soap
- Dish soap
- Paper towel
- Heavy duty garbage bags
To volunteer complete a Volunteer Application online.
One of the most precious donations that you can give the Victoria County SPCA is the gift of your time. The Victoria County SPCA could not exist without the support of our valued and dedicated volunteers. We need volunteers for all sorts of tasks. Here are some ways you can help:
- Share our posts on your Facebook page
- Remind friends and family of the importance of spaying and neutering
- Spend time with cats grooming and socializing
- Help with cleaning at the shelter
- Help with feeding at the shelter
- Volunteer at our Yard Sale Store
- Help with fundraising by selling tickets
- Donate your time and vehicle for vet runs
- Help with lawn mowing
Have an idea of how you’d like to help but don’t see it on the list above? We’re open to suggestions! Contact us and tell us how you’d like to help.
When you know better, you do better!
Have a Victoria County SPCA spokesperson visit your group to deliver a humane education presentation. The Victoria County SPCA education presentations are available during July and August and are perfect for after-school programs, library programs, and youth or adult special interest or service groups. Presentations are available for all ages and can be tailored to meet the needs and requests of each group. Presentations are free however donations are always appreciated. Please book at least 2 weeks in advance.
To foster, complete a Foster Application online.
The foster care program is a new program we are putting in place. If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please click here and fill out our foster care application.