FENNVILLE, Mich. — A Fennville animal rescue can continue caring for animals in need thanks to the support and donations by the community.
We first learned about For the Sake of Being Humane Animal Rescue at the beginning of March, when they were asked to either buy the property they operate in or leave.
The shelter learned that the property came with a steep price tag of $17,500. So, they reached out to the community for help.
After two weeks of fundraising, they announced on their Facebook page Wednesday that they have reached their goal for a down payment on their facility.
The community was able to raise $34,050 in total, more than what is needed to keep their doors open. In addition, Gun lake Casino presented the rescue with a $5,000 check Thursday.
"Giving back to our local community is something very near and dear to all our team members and something we're always looking for opportunities to help out when we can and we thought this would be a great opportunity to do so," said Lindsay McCoy, Community Coordinator at Gun Lake Casino.
For the Sake of Being Humane says they'll be posting more updates soon, which you can follow on their Facebook page here.
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