SHADE — Southern Ohio Animal Rescue located in Shade is having a special benefit to collect items needed to take care of animals in the shelter.
The benefit is called “Cram the Van.” The van will be located from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Tractor Supply in Athens.
Residents are being asked to bring their donations to help the animals there.
To encourage donations, there will be drawings throughout the day for several prizes.The appeal from the Rescue group is “Help us help the animals in need.”
Items needed include dog food and toys, nail clippers, dog shampoo, treats, leashes, food bowls and bones, collars, fencing, tic and flea medicines, along with a variety of cleaning supplies such as bleach, paper towels, mops, brooms, and dust pans, and, of course, monetary donations.