Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Kool Kat Update

Update:  Never Give Up - Never Surrender. In getting the adoptable kitties home. Update: Big shout out goes out to Ralph " The Computer Guy " for fixing the Haven computers. Ralph has offered the use of his Computer Learning Center for monthly meetings for getting people in the community interested in volunteering in these key areas for Puffy Paws. We will promote the monthly volunteer meetings, in the main stream media with press Releases and also on Craigslist, Details coming soon...........

Grant Writer

Puffy Paws Kitty Haven is seeking an experienced grant writer to help with grant funding proposals. In this very difficult economy, we need a volunteer Grant Writer to help to raise funds for the unwanted kitties of the Community.

Adoption Events

Adoption Events (AE) volunteers staff our adoption events, assisting with set-up, break-down and during event activities such as socializing and sitting with the kitties and providing information regarding our adoption procedures and our organization. AE volunteers assist potential adopters with the adoption process. AE volunteers are needed as events are scheduled.

Adoption Follow-up

Adoption Follow-up (AFU) volunteers contact recent adopters to check-in and address any questions or concerns the new forever family may have. AFU volunteers should have some knowledge of cat behavior and feel comfortable on the phone. AFU volunteers must ensure that all responses to follow-up calls are addressed. AFU volunteers should be available at least once per month.

PR Information Tables

Volunteers ( PRIT ) are needed to table at various events in the Tri - County area throughout the year. Volunteers are responsible for set up, break down, and presentation of informational materials during the events. Volunteers should feel comfortable presenting information and fielding inquiries about Puffy Paws. PRIT volunteers are needed as events are scheduled.

Canned Food Drives/ Cell Phone Drive / Kitty Collection Banks

Volunteers are needed to either organize event specific cell phones & canned food drives, or manage food donation bins at their office/school. Volunteers are also needed to find homes for our Kitty Collects Collection banks in the Tri-County are, and manage donation pick-ups and bring them back to the Donation & Storage Center. This is a great way to get involved for those that may not have time available to volunteer on a consistent basis!

Event Planning/Fundraising

Volunteers are always needed to assist in increasing our visibility and to contribute to our fundraising efforts. Volunteers are needed to cold-call potential donor sources, as well as assist our Fundraising team in planning events. If you have experience in event planning or fundraising, please join our team!

2. ""We have a appointment next Wednesday ,to apply for a voucher to receive funds $150, for the FPL power bill. Every little bit helps....

3.""I called the Charlotte County Government to see if they have a program if they lease out building space they own, to Non-Profits. The Answer was " NO . "
We will keep trying.....

4. Did you know we have people in California donating  to Puffy Paws through the United Way ? So I called the
United Way of Port Charlotte today. Inquiring about grants and having the opportunity for folks who donante to the United Way though their paychecks as to make Puff Paws, their charity of their choice. I missed the boat on this one. They said they do this every year in March. I have to write that on my calendar .Better luck next time.
5. We need help with 12 bags of litter. If you can donate. Please do

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