The Community Give 2015

Announcing The Community Give 2015!

Most of you likely remember all the excitement of last years event! It was a historic day for all the non-profit organizations of Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas: a 24-hour online day of giving hosted by the Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region!

Well, he big day has been set for this year: May 5, 2015!

From midnight to midnight, our community will work together to give back to the non-profits of the region.

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Last year, almost 5,000 people in our area generously donated nearly $450,000 to area non-profits! This year a new goal has been set: to reach 7,500 people and raise $750,000! Can we all do it together?

To donate specifically to the Fredericksburg SPCA during The Community Give, please go directly to our Giving Day profile here:
https://www.thecommunitygive.org/#npo/spca-of-fredericksburg

Go to www.communitygive.org for more information on the big day and keep checking here on our website, as well as on our Facebook, Twitter, and more for continuing updates about the Fredericksburg SPCAs participation specifically!

2015 5k Rescue Run/Walk

It’s time to dust off those old sneakers, lace ‘em up, and get moving to help benefit the dogs and cats at the Fredericksburg SPCA! Our Annual 5k Rescue Run/Walk is right around the corner!

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Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 7! The race will kick off at 7:00 am sharp in front at of the Central Rappahanock Regional Library​ at 1201 Caroline Street in beautiful Downtown Fredericksburg.

General registration is $26 which includes an SPCA race t-shirt! Late registration (after May 19th) is $30 and may not include a t-shirt depending on supplies. So get your registration in early!

Registration forms are available at the VA Runner store in Central Park, at the Fredericksburg SPCA, online at racetimingunlimited.org, and on our website here! Click the link below:

2015 Rescue Run

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March Madness Cat Adoption Special

As many people are preparing their basketball brackets for the month, we here at the SPCA are prepping to find forever homes for as many of our black and black/white cats and kittens as we can!

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Black cats are often the most overlooked and least likely to be adopted in shelters across the country and we just can’t fathom why! That’s why for the month of March we are having our March Madness Adoption Special; All black and black & white cats and kittens have had their adoption fee reduced to just $5! Can you believe it? For 5 dollars you can make a lifetime friend!

Please stop by the shelter this month and visit the many, many ebony feline friends we have that are patiently awaiting their forever families!

Dog Easter Egg Hunt!

Looking to gear up for Easter a little early? Why not bring your pooch and the family to Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation‘s Dog Easter Egg Hunt! The Hunt is on Saturday, March 28 and begins at 12:30 pm sharp!

You are cordially invited to bring your dog (or dogs!) to show off their fine sniffing noses and retrieving skills to Memorial Recreation Park, also known as Kenmore Memorial Park, at the corner of Kenmore Avenue and Mary Ball Street in Downtown Fredericksburg for the Easter Egg Hunt of the year!

Proceeds from the registration go to benefit us here at the Fredericksburg SPCA! The registration fee is $5 for up to two dogs!

Click below to download and print the registration form!

Easter Dog Hunt Registration Form 2015

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Patiently Waiting

waiting-featuredSome cats have been with us for at least a year, some two years and some even longer. And, they are still waiting for their second chance. We have reduced the adoption fee on these cats. Won’t you please consider one of these beautiful pets for your furr-ever companion? Learn more.

Sponsor An Animal

sponsored-featuredCats and dogs in our care stay with us until they find a home. On a daily basis, we care for approximately 220 cats and 100 dogs so you can imagine how much it costs just to feed that many mouths each day. In addition, we must pay for shelter and we also provide medical care, socialization and most of all LOVE! Please become a sponsor to one of these animals in need of your help. Learn more about how you can sponsor an animal.