Despite winter’s terrific hold on everyone, progress is still being made at our new home. Finish work is underway, including floors walls cabinets and fixtures. The latest schedule update has us hoping to move later in March, and hopefully milder weather comes to melt away some of the snow banks before then. We will publish dates as soon as we know them!
Lyman Pope Jr and his beloved dog Max still stop by on occasion to check the progress of the construction. Through his foundation, Mr. Pope has generously pledged $525,000 to helping us build our new home as well as an additional $500,000 for future special use. Once complete the shelter will be named in his honor. We are overwhelmed by Mr. Pope’s generosity, and honored to be a part of his legacy of assisting shelters throughout NH VT and ME.
We hope you will continue to follow the progress on Facebook and we look forward to having a large celebration at our much-anticipated grand opening. Thanks to all for your support and enthusiasm!
ABOUT THE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN – Since the 1950’s, we have been meeting the needs of these homeless pets from a farm property in Penacook. Our animals are sheltered in a building that once served as a chicken coop, where noise travels from dogs to cats and sickness spreads too easily. Without a medical suite, veterinary care is often performed on a kitchen table. Due to lack of space, sometimes cats may be housed in offices until a spot in the shelter opens up. Though we receive high marks for such a clean and tidy shelter, we have long outgrown our current space.
We still need your help! Every dollar raised is designated for this important project. Won’t you join us?