THANK YOU to all the sponsors and friends that generously donated to our fundraiser Horse Show (that unfortunately got cancelled due to rain/flooding in June); and Extra Special THANKS to friends at Black Hawk Creek Saddle Club who allowed us to hold our silent auction at their horse show last Saturday!
Final totals are in - $2,236.00 was raised!! THANKS FOR CARING FRIENDS & HELPING US BUILD A SHELTER!
The Buchanan County Animal Shelter is currently taking bids for our 136 ft X 84 ft shelter building to be located in Hazelton. Bids for the exterior may be submitted as materials and labor, or as a combined bid for both. Concrete and plumbing bids are also being taken. Bids will be taken through 4PM July 30. Work must be completed by Nov. 10. Bids may also be submitted until Aug. 30 for interior finish work. These bids may also be submitted as separate material and labor bids or as a combined bid. Pick up plans at Jesup Vet Clinic in Jesup or Pets Allowed in Independence.
We have BuCoAS Sweatshirts and T-Shirts for sale in Adult and Youth sizes. Please call 319-827-2773 to inquire about colors and sizes available or stop by the Jesup Vet Clinic! Our sweatshirts are $30.00 and Adult Tee's are $15.00. This is a great way to support the Shelter!
Who's got THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS?? We are now approved to receive Thrivent for Lutherans Choice Dollars!! If you have Thrivent investments or life insurance policies - you are receiving Choice Dollars to be used toward a charity. Send your Choice Dollars online by going to Thrivent website, get in Choice Dollars page and type in Buchanan. Only that. Should bring up 3 options and click on the Shelter name. If trouble, type in Jesup, IA. Do not fill out all the boxes - slows the system down and difficult to search for the Shelter to designate your dollars to. Trouble - call 800 847 4836 and say Operator to talk to someone to fix the problem. THANKS FRIENDS for sending your charity dollars!!
You can make a donation to the Shelter by getting rid of IRON or METAL! Take it to Schafer's Iron & Metal Recycling at 1965 Otterville Blvd. in Independence - tell TROY your load should be donated to the Buchanan Co Animal Shelter. Schafer's will send the Shelter a check! If you'd like a tax form for your donation - just contact us at PO Box 360 Jesup 50648, or call 319-827-2773. All donations are tax deductible!
Continue to support us by dropping off your clean cardboard, newspaper, cereal boxes and other recyclable paper/cardboard products to either of our semi locations:
Independence: Across from the Falcon Center
Oelwein: Across from Hub City Implement in the old Norbys Parking Lot
They are open for anytime drop off. This is an great way to help benefit the animals and our environment!
Consignment Corner at Grandma Debbie's in Independence
We take donations of quality home decor Tues - Sat 9:30am-5:00pm.
Keep the items coming.....we are making money for the animals! Thank you!!
Buchanan County Animal Shelter a 501(c)(3) organization
PO Box 360 Jesup IA 50648
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