" My Best Friend's Bowl "

Keeping Every Bowl Full

ASPCA 2014 Grant

On Tuesday, October 28th, we will travel to our supplier to purchase dog food with the $1000 grant we were awarded, from ASPCA!!!!!!! In a very generous gesture, our supplier is donating a like amount of cat food. We are so, so grateful for our good fortune. We will be safe for a while, but we can never have enough stockpiled. This year has been a challenge given the rise in the number of families in need. Thank you all, ASPCA and our wonderful supplier.

If you would like to contribute to help us keep helping owners and their pets click HERE.

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Holiday Idea!

Once again we will be offering our pet themed key chains for a $10.00 donation. They make great stockingstuffers. Last year we sold over 100 and were sold out before the holidays.

For now, the key chains are available at Lakewood Animal Hospital, 14587 Madison Avenue Lakewood. Click on the address for more information. We will be announcing another location soon! 100% of your donation goes to supplying food to those in need.

 

Photo: These are just a sampling of the tiny charms found on our key chains available at Style Mutt, 3525 Warren Road in Cleveland. Donation, $6.00 each and 100% of your donation goes towards the purchase of dog and cat food (at $10.00/50lb bag) to help pet owners experiencing difficulty in feeding their pets. Please stop up, visit with Pam and see all her great pet items and then pick up a key chain or two for stocking stuffers! Photo

 

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Thank you!

On Wednesday we purchased 1,000 lbs of food. Thanks go out to all of you that helped make this happen.

We also received a very generous donation of 2,000lbs of cat food by our supplier! They have been wonderfully generous with us and we appreciate their support. I know they kept our prices low for 3 years but have always donated food when they are able. An amazing company. Thank you!

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Third Annual Super Bowl Sunday Food Drive

IMG_8040 smallOnce again, with the help of Laurie Sekeres and Ganley Subaru, we will hold our third annual “Stuff the Subaru” food drive on Sunday, February 2nd from 10am until 1:30pm Lakewood High School, 14100 Franklin Boulevard, Lakewood.

The game kicks off at 6:25pm so you have plenty of time to swing by and drop off your tax deductible donation.

Dry dog is most needed at this time, as well as 1 gallon zip-lock bags. Wet food is also appreciated, but not as crucial.

Help us make this our biggest collection ever! Hope to see you there.

 

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Yappy Hour at Pet-tique

We were fortunate to collect $465.00 this year from the generous supporters at Yappy Hour!!!!! Thank you to everyone that came out!!

 

We’re so excited to be invited to  Yappy Hour, Thursday August 22, 5-8pm!!!

PETQGoldGreen 2 Click their logo to visit their page.

My Best Friend’s Bowl will be featured at Yappy Hour out under the tents on the corner of West 110th and Clifton Blvd. They are just over 2 years old and are already giving out over 450 lbs of food weekly to owners in need. Their mission is to help owners in need with pet food to help maintain the pet’s health, keep the pets with their loved ones instead of being surrendered or being set free to fend for themselves. Use the link above to find out more about this needed service.

Our friends at Nature’s Bin will be on hand with awesome food fare from their newly built kitchen facilities in Lakewood Ohio. Pet-Tique is sponsoring the usual beer, wine and water options. Use the link to visit their website.

The tents will be out, so for a $5 donation to My Best friends Bowl you can enjoy a great Cleveland evening outside! We will have raffle baskets as well to help raise money for this great cause.  

There will be a Donation Stack which will be a stack of selected foods that are 15% if you buy it to donate it to My Best Friends Bowl.

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My Best Friend’s Bowl at Style Mutt

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We had a great day at the party!!  Check out some photos on our fb page. Click HERE.

Pam Alerine, of Style Mutt Dog Boutique and Daycare has a NEW location and a Grand Opening, coming up on Saturday, September 14th. Pam has been a very generous supporter of pet rescues, pet food banks, foster organizations and more for over 6 years. Her new location allows her to spread out and offer more unique pet supplies (it isn’t just for dogs!) and expand her daycare and grooming space. Click on the link above for all the information about Style Mutt.

Pam has invited us to have space on September 14th. For anyone attending the Grand Opening Festivities that donates a bag of dog or cat food to My Best Friend’s Bowl, they will receive a free raffle ticket. Come celebrate the formal Grand Opening of their location and SIX YEARS of service to you and your dogs!

* Free Food and Drinks!*
* Raffle Baskets and 50-50 raffle
(Grand Prize is a years supply of Blue dog food)
-   Bring a dog or cat food donation for My Best Friends Food Bowl and you will get a free raffle ticket!

* The Rescue Inn and Live Love Rescue will have adoptable dogs on site!

Come join the party!!

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H20 Kids at the Westerly

On Monday August 5th, the residents of The Westerly  Apartments enjoyed the 6 students and their counselor who joined them in a “Mass Bagging” event for My Best Friend’s Bowl. The students and the residents weighed dog and cat food, packaged and labeled 640 pounds total. It was quite an undertaking and they accomplished the job in less than 2 hours and with little or no spillage! 

One of the dog food stations

One of the dog food stations

We’d like to thank Sarah,  the H20 counselor and the kids, who will be entering 6th grade this fall around Lakewood: Emily, Maddy, Esther, Joey, Kyle and Sean for helping us out with this project. They all said they would like to do it again and we’re sure the residents would love to have them again. Thanks to out to Jackie, Aileen, Brenda, Irene and Johnnie from the Westerly for helping out and for hosting us.

Getting ready to bag cat food from 50lb. bags

Getting ready to bag cat food from 50lb. bags

 

H20 counselor, Sarah, the leader of the pack!

H20 counselor, Sarah, the leader of the pack!

 

Re-packing dog food

Re-packing dog food

 

Re-packaged dog food ready for loading the car.

Re-packaged dog food ready for loading the car.

 

Major loading going on

Major loading going on

 

Our H20 Angels. Top from the left, Esther, Kyle, Joey. Sean. Bottom, Emily and Maddy

Our H20 Angels. Top from the left, Esther, Kyle, Joey. Sean. Bottom, Emily and Maddy

       

 

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