$10,000 MG Challenge – Results are in!



A huge thank you goes out to all of you who participated in our Perfect 10 Match Gift Challenge!  Thanks to your support, we received over $25,000 in matching gifts!  A huge shout out goes to our awesome dog walking volunteers – without you, this would not have been possible.  Our hearts are filled with joy and gratitude. Your unselfish generosity means the world to our 200 cats and dogs in residence.  Because of you, bellies will remain full and medical needs met.  Thank you from all of us at Caring For Creatures!

A message from Mary Birkholz:

“Dear Friends & Supporters:

We hope this letter finds you and your family safe and well. As you probably know, on March 20th Caring For Creatures closed the sanctuary to the general public and volunteer visits. Adoptions continued by appointment only for folks with approved applications. Many of our wonderful animals have found their forever homes over the past couple of months which brings us all great joy.

Recently, we began to welcome back our regular volunteers who play such a vital role at the sanctuary. Our volunteers enhance everything we do and all were hugely missed during the lockdown timeframe. Little did I know, however, that a group of our dog-walking volunteers were busy at home working on an idea to help their animal friends at the sanctuary. They did not squander their time away from their beloved sanctuary. Slowly they began collecting money while NOT dog walking…digging deep in the nooks and crannies of their couches, emptying out piggy banks, and even offering up a stimulus check or two. They were like money-seeking missiles and all for one special purpose – to present to you the CFC Dog Walkers Perfect 10! Matching Gift Challenge. You read that right – this group of dog walking volunteers collected $10,000 and they are now presenting their Challenge to you!

Now through July 31, 2020, the CFC Dog Walkers will match your gift, dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $10,000! A Perfect 10! any way you look at it.”   Read Mary’s entire letter by clicking on the following link: DOG WALKERS MATCH LTR_may2020 (11)


Donate on line via our website by clicking here. Select “Perfect 10! Matching Gift” on the Donation Designation drop down menu.

Or, mail your check to Caring For Creatures, 352 Sanctuary Lane, Palmyra, VA 22963, and note “Perfect 10! Matching Gift”

Thank you!!