Part 3: Vida Vacations Staff Volunteers at PuRR Project
Continuing with the series of fabulous efforts from the Vida Vacations Staff of Volunteers, the third group spent the day at PuRR Project No Kill Feline and Adoption Shelter.
Details from Lorissa, our on-site reporter:
The 3rd group went to PuRR project to help with a well needed upgrade.
The housing for the 140 adult cats and 50 kittens was a few small grey brick buildings.
An upgrade with washable paint would improve the overall feel of the place for groups and individuals touring the property. Linda "Bama" Brasseal, Adoption Coordinator, said she has tour groups going through.
The Vida group of volunteers brought four 5 gallon cans of paint and by 2:00 pm they had run out!!
They also bought all the rollers, brushes, paint trays and drop clothes needed for the project.
Bama said without the volunteers they would have never had the time, manpower and extra money to complete the task.
Everyone who went were cat lovers and they did have time to give some love to the cats, kittens and the special needs/disabled cats. There was one cat that sat high up on a tree and the volunteers called him boss. They said he was supervising the project.
Everyone had a great time, and left covered in pink and blue paint.
From Linda "Bama" Brasseal, PuRR Project Adoption Coordinator:
PuRR Project was thrilled to be chosen by Vida Vacations as one of the non-profit groups to receive their help. They made a special trip to the shelter to access our needs and make sure they had all the supplies purchased and ready for Monday morning.
The group of 12 volunteers arrived and were organized and quickly set to work painting the first two casitas in pastel blues and pinks. PuRR volunteers had arrived earlier to make sure everything was clean, casitas emptied and kittens moved to temporary quarters for the day.
After a quick lunch break, the whole group moved to the nursery/maternity building and painted it inside and out.
Everyone was eager to hear about our project and take photos and give some kitty love, too! One young man plans to adopt little "Maya" as soon as she is spayed.
It was a good experience and we are proud of this amazing group of people who are giving something back to the community in which they live and work. As I explained to them, people are often willing to give money but to give your precious TIME and labor is something we are always so grateful for.
Thank you PVAngels and Vida Vacations!!!!! Meow!
Stay tuned for Part 4 tommorrow where the Volunteers did hard labor in helping to build the new Banderas Bay Women's Shelter facility.
Read original story.
Read Part 1 at Pasitos de Luz.
Read Part 2 at Senior Center.
Vida Vacations Staff Volunteers at PuRR Project (video by PromoVisionPV)
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