Holiday Pet Food Bank Schedule

It’s that time of the year! Many of our pet food banks will be on a special schedule for November and December, due to the holiday season. Please check the list below to see when your pet food bank is scheduled. All of these reschedules will be notated on our normal calendar, which can be found at coloradopetpantry.org/foodbank

DECEMBER:

  1. Lynn Garden’s Baptist Church, 3804 W Pueblo Blvd in Pueblo (more info)
    Wednesday, December 15th, 10AM-12PM
  2. EFAA, 1575 Yarmouth Ave in Boulder (more info)
    Thursday, December 16th, 2:30PM-4:30PM
  3. Sharing Ministries, 49 North 1st Street in Montrose (more info)
    Friday, December 17th, 9:30AM-12:30PM
  4. Western Slope Food Bank of the Rockies, 3241 F 1/4 Road in Clifton (more info)
    Saturday, December 18th, 9AM-11AM
  5. Food Bank for Larimer County, 2600 N Lincoln Ave in Loveland (more info)
    Saturday, December 18th, 1PM-3PM
  6. Ordway Pet Food bank, Location TBD in Ordway (more info)
    Monday, December 20th, 2PM-3:30PM
  7. St Michael’s Catholic Church, 1016 Mystic Ave in Cañon City (more info)
    Saturday, January 8th, 10AM-1Pm

Start a Colorado Gives Day Fundraiser for Colorado Pet Pantry

A great way to support Colorado Pet Pantry during this giving season is by starting a fundraiser on ColoradoGives.org. This is a wonderful way to use the collective power of community to raise more awareness and funds for your favorite non-profits.

Here are three steps to making a fundraising page:

  1. Visit ColoradoGives.org and login with a Donor Account. If you do not have a Donor Account, it’s quick and easy to make one.

    Next, click on our Colorado Gives Charity Page.
     
  2. Once you are logged into your Donor Account, and on our page, scroll down and click START A FUNDRAISER.
  3. You are welcome to “Use this Template” or “Create without using a template”. If you choose to use our template, then the text will auto-fill for you and you will only need to customize parts of it.
  4. Complete the form and add your content. There are many photos that you can use on our Facebook page if you would like.
     
  5. Submit your page for approval any time after November 1st and before Colorado Gives Day (12/7/21), we will approve your page, and every donation will be partially matched by the $1.6 Million Incentive Fund, now through December 7th.

— Thank you for helping us to feed more pets and keep them with their loving families —


September – Applewood Furnace Check

Every September our wonderful friends at Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric have an amazing fundraiser for Colorado Pet Pantry. This is a great deal!

If you schedule your 14-Point “Energy Squeezer” furnace systems check from Applewood during the month of September and mention Colorado Pet Pantry, 100% of your payment goes straight to Colorado Pet Pantry. Woof! Woof!

Normally a $199 service, Applewood offers this to our supporters for just $99. Schedule your service today: Go to https://www.applewoodfixit.com


Colorado Pet Pantry 2022 Calendar Contest

The 2022 Colorado Pet Pantry Calendar Contest starts Tuesday May 4th and runs through June 4th!

Winner of the 2021 Contest, Dr. O

Will Dr. O retain his crown as cover dog? Or will he pass it off to Denver’s Next Top Dog-Model? Oh the anticipation is almost too much to handle!


  • Enter your dog for just $5 at 
    www.gogophotocontest.com/ColoradoPetPantry
    Your $5 entry feeds one pet for a whole month
  • Rally your friends and family to vote for just $1 per vote.
  • You have one month to gain the most votes. Contest ends June 4th at 9PM.
  • The pet with the most votes at the end of the contest will win the coveted “Cover Dog”.
  • Our top 13 vote-getters will each win the grand prize, which includes a mini-session with Furever Friends Pet Photography and a feature in the 2022 Calendar, benefiting Colorado Pet Pantry!
  • Honor your pet: celebrate a gotcha-day or birthday by reserving a date on the calendar with their photo for $10.
  • BONUS: If we raise over $10,000, each Grand Prize Winner will receive a 16″x20″ Wall Print of their pet’s calendar feature on Classic Canvas, Modern Metal, or Stunning Acrylic.
  • SECOND BONUS: Each week we will have amazing pet-related baskets of prizes for the current vote leader.
Sample baskets for running leaders in this contest.

Last year’s winners of the 1st Annual 2021 Calendar Contest (woof and quack!) This contest is always a ton of fun and a great fundraiser for Colorado Pet Pantry. Please join us, enter your pet today!


Dog Friendly Brewery Pass Benefiting Colorado Pet Pantry

Have we got a deal for you…
The Sidewalk Dog Brewery Pass
This is a pass you purchase (on pre-sale pricing now until April 26th) where 5% of the proceeds go to Colorado Pet Pantry. With eligible breweries all along the front range, this is a screaming deal.

If you buy today, you can get your pass at a price of only $22.50 (or $20 for two; normally $25) and you can head to breweries with your pup (non-dog hoomans allowed too) and enjoy a pint of beer (or non-alcoholic alternative) while supporting Colorado Pet Pantry.

This is a great opportunity to support local businesses and local non-profits at the same time. All you do is go to this link, purchase your pass, and select Colorado Pet Pantry as your beneficiary. We hope to see you out and about…

Thank you to these breweries for supporting the pets we serve! Avery Brewing Company, Barnett & Son Brewing Co, Beyond The Mountain Brewing Company, Bruz Off Fax, Bruz Beers, BURLY Brewing Company, DV8 Distillery, Discovery Tap House, Front Range Brewing Company, Gravity Brewing, Grist Brewing Company (3 locations), Holidaily Brewing Company, Improper City, Ironton Distillery & Crafthouse, Odyssey Beerwerks, Over Yonder Brewing, Raices Brewing Co., Rails End Beer Company: Craft Beer & Tap Room, SomePlace Else Brewery, Welcome Home Brewery, Westminster Brewing company, Wonderland Brewing Company, and Woods Boss Brewing.


Six Ways to Support the Colorado Pet Pantry in March

Want to make a difference today? Choose one way below to support the Colorado Pet Pantry and consider it done!

We have six ways, some quick, some not, to support the Colorado Pet Pantry this month.

1. Learn about the Pet Food Bank “Lead Volunteer” Role

In 2015 we plan to grow to six monthly pet food banks (we currently hold four monthly food banks). This will allow us to help many more pets and families in different areas between Denver and Boulder. To expand, we need more volunteers who can commit to about seven hours per month. Food banks are typically held during the weekday, so a flexible schedule is a must. We’ll train you to run the pet food bank and you’ll always have support. And don’t worry about that wedding in June, we have backup plans for sick days and vacations. If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a lead volunteer for a pet food bank, please contact us.

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