Kids that Care

Thanking the many schools, Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops, and individuals that make such great efforts for us and collect donations!
 
  Ce-Ce and Kari M. came by for a Christmas visit with their Mom and brought in many items from our wish list for the residents.

Hadley M. collected many wish list items to donate in lieu of gifts for her birthday.
 
St Gabriel's 1st grade Sunday School class (Emily, Abigail, Emma & Jacob) made blankets to keep the puppies and kitties warm.

The Animal Welfare Club at The Woodward School for Girls collected wish list items for our residents.  This club has been doing this for many years.
   
  Cub Scouts Pack 42 built two great dog house for QAS outside runs. We'd like to thank Pack 42 for all their hard work. They are amazing kids!


   
   
  Hadley MacDermott collected wish list items to donate to shelter instead of gifts for her birthday.  Thank you Hadley!
   
  Abby Hauvuy of Bridgewater had her 4th birthday party and she wanted to donate to the shelter to help care for the puppies & kitties waiting for their forever homes.  
We received many items on our wish list for the animals to enjoy.  We appreciate the generosity and compassion of her family and friends.
A truly thoughtful young lady.
   
  Many thanks to Charlie L. of Arlington who celebrated his 5th birthday by sharing with the animals.
His family arrived with many donations from our “wish list” for the residents, as well as a check. His grand aunt, Rose Giglio, one of our dedicated volunteers came along for the presentation to Kit Burke our Shelter Director.
   

Hannah B., Cara H. & Nathalie O. arrived at the shelter with multiple cartons of litter and paper towels.
We appreciate their compassion for the animals and thank them for thinking of our residents.
   

Kiera W. had her 12th birthday and asked friends and family to donate for the care of the animals.
Kiera is a student at the Woodward School in Quincy. We thank her friends and family for their generosity.
Another thoughtful and compassionate young lady thinking of the residents waiting for their forever homes.
   

Kayla M. made microwaveable rice bags and sold them raising $130  for the care of the animals. Kayla is in the 5th grade at Merrymount School in Quincy.
Thank you for your thoughtfulness and compassion.
   

Will C. celebrated his 4th Birthday and we received many donations in his honor from family and friends.
Thank you Will for thinking of the animals waiting for their forever homes.
   

On Saturday we had a special visitor from Rowley, MA. Doug Aylward and his family came with a carload of donations from our “wish list”.  Doug is in the 3rd grade at the Pine Grove Elementary School in Rowley. His “Aunt Joan” of Quincy, a friend of QAS, passed away recently and Doug wanted to do something in her memory. He decided to do a “wish list” drive at his school.


Included were 147 cans of food, over 100 pounds of dry food, treats and biscuits along with other items and a check donation. 

   

Abigail Adams Middle School in Weymouth 5th grade students, Danny, Evan & Shayne along with fellow students ran a project to help animals in “no kill” shelters. During that time a student’s 18 year old cat named “Little Kitty” passed away and they decided to donate the $125 in his memory.
   

 Reay E. Sterling Middle School in Quincy raised $350 for the shelter.  This school’s students, teachers and staff have been so generous and faithful in their support for many years to help us provide care for the wonderful animals waiting for their forever homes.
   

March 24, 2013: QCAP’s Quincy Braintree Family Network’s group “Be My Valentine Community Service Project” packs Valentine’s Day good wishes and good treats to the animals at the Quincy Animal Shelter. Quincy Braintree Family Network offers playgroups, parent education, and special family events to families in Quincy and Braintree free of charge.
   
  March 2, 2013: The Sterling Middle School in Quincy did a student fundraiser in which they did a stuffed animal raffle as well as a student vs teacher "snowball fight" using soft pom poms. They raised $325 for Quincy Animal Shelter! Thanks Sterling students, teachers and parents!