2019 Holiday Appeal

James came to us last December with an ulcer on his eye, lumps on his chest, and a matted and tangled gray coat. The scruffy old guy had been neglected for most of his seven years. But that didn’t stop him from having a sweet disposition and giving adorable smiles. Despite his heartbreaking history, his spirit was still intact, and he still had a lot of love to give.

Thanks to friends like you, the Humane Society of Sarasota County was able to give James the second chance he needed for a happy, healthy future. We fixed his eye, removed his lumps, and gave him a thorough grooming, freeing him to move comfortably. Right after the new year, he received the best gift of all: he was adopted! Now he’s safe and loved and spends his days snuggled on his mom’s lap, visions of treats dancing in his head.

Will you help more animals like James this holiday season? With your Holiday Fund Drive gift, you’ll provide safe shelter and lifesaving medical care to our area’s most vulnerable animals. Your gift will save lives.

James Before

Sweet James arrived at HSSC with an ulcer on his eye, lumps on his chest, and a matted and tangled gray coat.

James After

Now James is all smiles. He's safe and loved and spends his days snuggled on his adopted mom's lap.

As a no-kill shelter, HSSC never sets time limits for animals. But time and space are not free. It’s only through the support of generous people like you that we can give animals like James the time and attention they need. Your generosity turns suffering and neglect into safety and love for over 1,800 dogs and cats each year.

People often think HSSC is part of a national humane organization. But we’re an independent organization, and we rely on gifts from local animal lovers just like you. We could not exist without friends like you!

Please make your Holiday Fund Drive gift today to save more animals like James—and to give them their chance for a wonderful life. All animals deserve to feel treasured and loved—at the holidays, and always. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our community’s animals in need.

Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday season!

Christen Benson
Executive Director

The Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc., is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Registration Number CH239, and receives 100% of all donated funds. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state or online at www.freshfromflorida.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY
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THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY, INC., IS A PRIVATE, NON-PROFIT 501(C)(3) CORPORATION REGISTERED WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES, REGISTRATION NUMBER CH239, AND RECEIVES 100% OF ALL DONATED FUNDS. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OR ONLINE AT WWW.FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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