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What is Give Day?

Give Day Tampa Bay is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and the Florida Next Foundation.

The midnight-to-midnight event showcases our local nonprofits and makes giving easy, whether you are a first-time donor or a long-time supporter. All it takes is a couple of clicks on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Who is Involved.

Many local and national nonprofits are taking part in this 4th annual day of giving.

Please consider giving to Animal Coalition of Tampa. We promise to use your donation wisely.

How do I make a donation?

Go to GiveDayTampaBay.org on May 5, 2015. You can search for a specific nonprofit or browse through charities by category. Each participating nonprofit has its own page on GiveDayTampaBay.org where you can choose the amount you want to donate. Donation amounts start at $25.

 

ACT Searches for a Forever Home

UPDATE: Thank you George Peterson for renewing our lease agreement. We will stay at Lemon Street while we look for the perfect place – a permanent home.

Be A Hero  –  Save Animals Lives!

Like a cat, ACT (Animal Coalition of Tampa) is a master at landing on its feet.

Last spring, an arsonist set fire to ACT’s home at 502 N. Gilchrist Ave., near downtown Tampa, destroying the building and killing the clinic’s three cats. ACT moved to a temporary location at 1719 W. Lemon St., where it has continued its crucial role for the community – providing low-cost spay and neuter services and wellness services for 25,000 cats and dogs each year.

It’s imperative that ACT find a new home because its services have such an important impact on the health and well-being of Hillsborough County’s pets.

“They need us,” says Karen Hubby, ACT’s Director of Development. “The animals need us, their families need us, our community needs us.”

The nonprofit, 501(c)3 is looking for a building with 6,000 to 8,000 square feet of space that it can offer the necessary care for cats and dogs, or vacant land where it can locate portables. The site must also have ample room for parking, Hubby says. A new site must be centrally located, with easy access from Tampa’s interstates.

Anyone who can assist ACT in securing space for its new home can contact Hubby at 813-335-3778 or Karen@actampa.org.

About ACT

The nonprofit was the dream of co-founders Linda and Frank Hamilton, who opened the 1st clinic in 2006 to spay and neuter dogs and cats to help bring down Hillsborough County’s sky-high pet euthanasia rate. The program has flourished serving as a high quality, low cost, animal wellness clinic in recent years. Early this year, ACT celebrated over 85,000 spay/neuter surgeries.

 

We provide high-quality, affordable spay/neuter and wellness services for your pet. We’d like to thank Fox13 for featuring us as one of their “Hometown Heros.” It means a lot to us. The more we can let people know what we really do, the more animal lives we will be able to save! Call us today to make an appointment at 813.250.3900, or use the contact form. FOX 13 News

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First Saturday Celebration at Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center

ACT is proud to be a part of the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center’s First Saturday Celebration. First Saturday brings together the community for family fun, activities, great vendors, food trucks, and most Importantly, adoption specials to help give these adorable cats and dogs at Pet Resource Center the homes they deserve! Come out, bring […]

The 8th Annual Spayghetti and No Balls Dinner and Silent Auction

Don’t miss this year’s Spayghetti and No-Balls Dinner and Silent Auction. Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 6PM at Yuengling Brewery Biergarten in Tampa. Tickets are $40 per person and V.I.P. is available. PURCHASE TICKETS AT: Spayghetti2015.eventbrite.com

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