Cute Guys, Cats, and Calendars Raising Cash for the Companion Animal Foundation
Companion Animal Foundation volunteers, Shannon Townsend and Amber Ferriman, released their kickstarter campaign on June 21st to produce their 2nd annual calendar to benefit local non-profit animal rescue, Companion Animal Foundation. Last year they released “Pinups & Pooches”, a 2017 calendar featuring local models dressed in pinup style and posing with rescue dogs and puppies. They are coming back this year with “Cats and Casanovas”, featuring handsome gentlemen with rescue cats and kittens. They need your help to pay for the costs of printing the calendars and that is where the kickstarter campaign comes in. They have 46 days to go to meet their goal of raising $2,500 dollars. Visit their kickstarter campaign here at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1040119377/cats-and-casanovas-calendar-project?ref=email
The kickstarter rewards include simply pre-ordering your calendar or for just $5 more, purchasing a calendar signed by all of the models! Higher pledge level options are available for birthday or anniversaries being mentioned in the calendar, memorial information, and there is even space available for businesses to advertise in each month of the calendar. We are also looking for anyone experienced in graphic design to help us offset even more of our investment costs by formatting a “print ready” calendar to send to the printing company. Contact Shantown1@gmail.com if you are interested in helping with this project.
This calendar will not disappoint; each month will feature a handsome gentleman in his element with either his cat or rescue kittens. We have lumberjacks, bookworms, bartenders, gym buffs, and even will feature the Crabs Baseball Team. All funds raised from calendar sales will go towards Companion Animal Foundation’s Mobile vet clinic fund, working to bridge the resource gap for our rural and underserved areas in Humboldt County. Companion Animal Foundation is over halfway towards their fundraising goal to purchase a “ready-to-roll” mobile vet RV to bring to areas such as Hoopa, Orleans, Weitchepec, and Southern Humboldt in order to offer low-cost spay/neuter and vaccine services. There is a huge need for these services in areas of our community where stray cats and dogs and rabies incidences have been prevalent in most recent years. Calendars will be on-sale beginning this Fall in select retail outlets throughout Humboldt County and online only via our kickstarter campaign.
Companion Animal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, established in 2001 by Kim Class, a Registered Veterinarian Technician in Arcata, Ca. Companion Animal Foundation’s mission is to raise the status of animals by decreasing pet overpopulation through spay/neuter assistance as well as public education. Companion Animal Foundation provides meaningful programs for both children and adults which help increase awareness of the unique relationship we share with our animal friends. Companion Animal Foundation works cooperatively with all rescue groups and the community to find good homes for adoptable animals. For more information on our organization and our programs, visit www.cafanimals.org.
- Shannon Townsend
- Board President/ Volunteer
- Companion Animal Foundation
- Youtube link to our kickstarter video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOYhxkTVuUE&feature=youtu.be