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LET'S PAINT FOR ANIMALS!! Wine, Pizza (Jules!), Sandwich Tray Snacks AND Sweets PROVIDED By host. https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/jenkintown/event/1991734/ $10.00 per painter will be donated from this event to support ACCT Philly’s life-saving programs for the thousands of animals that end up in their care every year. Acct Philly is committed to saving healthy and treatable animals as far as their resources and capacity for care will permit. Sadly, all too often, they are near or at capacity. http://www.acctphilly.org/how-to-help/wish-list/ Bring an item from ACCT Philly's wish list to donate, and get a raffle ticket for a chance to win the "wish list" giveaway! Seats are limited. Please let me know when you register.
Thanks to the Humane Society of the United States and its Humane Lobby Days, animal lovers have a forum for making their voices heard. Held annually in each state capital, the purpose of Humane Lobby Days is to give animal advocates an opportunity to let their state legislators know that they care about animals and they’d like to have laws passed to increase protection for animals. So many people who care about animals don’t realize that they really can be a voice for the voiceless. I became an HSUS PA State Council member after meeting the PA State Director, Kristen Tullo, and instantly felt inspired by the can-do energy of our group and was excited to learn about what the Pennsylvania HSUS has been accomplishing. But more than anything, I wanted to know how I could help make a difference for animals in our state. In a political climate where it’s very easy for average American citizens to feel abandoned by the system, events like Humane Lobby Days help empower animal advocates to be part of the solution to our country’s animal welfare problems. We need to get out there, be proactive, meet other like-minded individuals, and join with them to become a voice for the voiceless. Because in the end, animals can’t speak for themselves, so it’s our job to speak for them. Please join me on April 29, 2019, to learn about lobbying and how it can play a positive role in the legislative process. We’ll be armed with talking points and literature and have the opportunity to speak with our district representatives and senators about why they should support or co-sponsor legislation. Newbie participants, such as myself, will have the chance to follow along with more experienced lobbyists, who are happy to help guide and encourage us as we embarked upon our quests. Afterwards, we’re invited to a lively lunch with some of my new friends. We have the power to make changes in our state- “We elect officials, and they work for us, and they want to know what we care about. 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. /State Capitol Harrisburg, PA /Let’s consider carpooling