Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Giving Back 2010 - Week 2

A weekly post of holiday season charities supported by our very own fans ... Because Economoms knows that giving back is just as rewarding as saving money!
We need your submissions! If you're supporting a charity this year (participating in a food drive, volunteering your time, etc), please let us know! We'll tell our 620+ fans about it in the spirit of the holidays to increase participation. See below for details.
Giving Back's Not Just for People ....
Who: Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS)
What: November adoption special! Adoption fees for any dog or cat who has been at the shelter for more than two weeks has been reduced to only $30 (a $35 savings!). Included with the adoption are spay/neuter surgery; vaccinations for rabies, DHLPP or FVCRP, and bordatella; Felv testing for cats and kittens, de-worming, a flea preventative, a general examination, a food sample, and even a month of free health insurance.
Where: 301 Stockholm Street Baltimore, Maryland 21230 (behind M&T Bank Stadium)
When: Now through November 30, 2010. The shelter is open Monday through Friday from 2-6 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Why: BARCS receives an estimated 11,000 unwanted, abused, or stray animals each year, in addition to managing 32,000 animal welfare enforcement cases. This is your chance to give a cat or dog in need a loving, safe home!
For More Info: Contact BARCS at
410-396-4695 or e
mail them at with questions. If you can't adopt a pet, please consider donating or volunteering.

Call for Charities
To be featured in our weekly compilation, email the following information to
  1. The Name of the Charity You'd Like to Promote
  2. Brief Description of Charity
  3. What and How People Can Donate
  4. Web Address / Email Address / Phone # of the Charity
  5. Any Applicable Dates
  6. Photos are Encouraged but Optional!


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