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Camden County Library Runs Summer Drive to Aid County Animal Shelter

NEWS RELEASE June 10, 2014

Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323

mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

All eight branches collecting food, toys and other needed supplies

Ivory is one of the many animals at the shelter that will benefit from donations collected at eight branches of the Camden County Library System.

VOORHEES, NJ – June 10, 2014 -- The Camden County Library System is conducting a summer-long donation drive at its eight branches to supply badly needed items for the dogs and cats housed at the Camden County Animal Shelter.

Residents across the county can help the animals to have a more enjoyable stay at the shelter by dropping off any of the following items at one of the library’s eight branches.

 - Canned and dry cat food and dog food

- Dog toys – Kongs, Boomerballs, Nylaobnes

- Cat Toys – pipe cleaners, feather wands, stretch/scratch boards, mirrors

- Cat treats and Dog treats

- Cat litter (non-clumping)

- Old bedding – sheets, towels, blankets

The library will have clearly marked collection boxes from June through August at each of its eight branch locations: Bellmawr, Ferry Ave. (Camden), Gloucester Twp., Haddon Twp., Merchantville, Cruz-Perez Downtown (Camden), South County (Winslow Twp.) and Voorhees. Directions to any of the branches are available online at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/locations-hours

In addition, as part of its regular craft programs, the library plans to enlist the help of children, tweens and teens in making toys from simple everyday items for the animals in the shelter.

The library, the County Animal Shelter and most of all the animals appreciate the generosity of local residents.

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Established in 1921, Camden County Library System seeks to meet the recreational, informational and educational needs of its customers with locations in Bellmawr, Camden, Gloucester Township, Haddon Township, Merchantville, Winslow Township and Voorhees.   The Library is governed and supported by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Camden County Library Commission.

Jillian is one of the many animals at the shelter that will benefit from donations collected at eight branches of the Camden County Library System.

 

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