The average donation is $25, which is a pretty affordable amount.
When just eight people make that average $25 donation, we can pay to neuter a male cat. When twelve people make it, we can spay a female cat.
It is estimated that there are tens of thousands of homeless cats and kittens freezing and starving on the streets of our province.
Help us cut down on the suffering by getting to the root of the problem.
Heavenly Creatures has partnered with awesome local company Salt Water Bathbombs (www.swbb.ca) to have our supporters smelling wonderfully and helping strays at the same time!
We're taking orders for their wicked locally-made bathbombs, lipbalms and bath Fizzle Salts until Dec. 1st, 2019 and Heavenly Creatures will receive forty percent of all the proceeds! How cool is that?
The bathbombs are $6.25 each (taxes included) and you can choose from the following: Rudolph's Nose (smells like vanilla bean), Candy Cane, Christmas Eve (smells like cherry and Christmas spice), Orange Creamsicle, Pineapple crush, and NFLD Blueberry.
There's also a Christmas Bathbomb Collection available for $36, taxes in (see below picture). The six Christmas bathbombs included are Candy Cane, Rudolph's Nose (smells like vanilla bean), Jack Frost (smells like spearmint and winter berries), Salted Caramel, Home Alone (smells like gingerbread) and Christmas Eve (smells like cherry and Christmas spice).
Lipbalms are available for 4.80 each (taxes in.) and are available in Bubblegum, Salted Caramel, and Pumpkin Pie.
Fizzle Salts (a bathbomb in a sprinkable form - you get multiple uses from one bag) are $6.55 taxes in. and come in surprise scents.
They make great stocking stuffers for others and wonderful treats for your hardworking animal-loving self :)
The bathbombs will be available for pick-up sometime around the 16th of December - we will contact everyone once they're ready.
HOW TO ORDER YOUR BATHBOMBS
To order your bathbombs, send your order and then an e-transfer payment to HC volunteer Rhonda at firstname.lastname@example.org (the password to use for the e-transfers is fundraiser)
RECYCLING TO THE RESCUE
By responsibly disposing of your trash, you can help both the environment and homeless animals!
To donate to Heavenly Creatures, drop your recyclables to any Evergreen or Scotia Recycling depot and tell them to donate your refund to Heavenly Creatures' account!
It’s an easy but meaningful way to help our furry friends in need.
Why not set up a recycling drive at your workplace? Each bottle or can and each dime and quarter add up!
Click on a logo below for a list of locations and hours of operation!
The United Way
Donor Choice Program
Start a United Way program at your office or workplace and you can direct your contributions to Heavenly Creatures.
It’s called The United Way Donor Choice Program.
All you need to start is our name and registered charity number:
Heavenly Creatures Inc.
# 8655 53655 RR0001
CHANGE CAN SAVE LIVES!
Are you a store owner or employee in St. Johns, Mt. Pearl, C.B.S. or surrounding areas?
Heavenly Creatures is looking for stores in which we can place our donation coin boxes. If you know of a business that will allow us to put a donation box on their counter, please let us know. Call 739-0077.
|CHRISTMAS PET FOOD AND DONATION DRIVE
We hope this Christmas you'll help us fill some furry tummies and give second chances!
When: Dec. 14th-Dec. 23rd, 2019
Where: Heavenly Creatures' office, 3-7 Cashin Avenue, St. John's (we're in a small blue strip mall that borders on Mundy Pond Road - the entrance to our parking lot is on Mundy. We're in the same building as Aquarium 101, Big Al's ans Centre City Pharmacy).
Hours: During the drive our office will be open from six p.m. to nine p.m. during weekday evenings and it will be open from noon to six p.m. on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Our office is closed during the day, but our thrift store - which is located in the same building - is open from noon to six p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and noon to four p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays (as well as ten a.m. to six p.m. on Saturdays) and donations can be dropped off there.
Your own pets are well taken care of and spoiled, but there are many homeless animals who don't have moms and dads to take care of them, much less spoil them, and so they desperately need HC's help.
Please make a donation of money or pet supplies to help us help them. Consider putting together or sponsoring - see below - a Second Chance Box for a homeless animal.
OUR CHRISTMAS WISH LIST
1. Monetary donations with which to pay vet bills - see below for donation details. 2. Wet cat food is always our biggest supply need (We use brands such as Friskies, Fancy Feast, Meow Mix cups, Our Compliments, President's Choice and Whiskas) followed by scoopable cat litter (Any brand as long as it's scoopable), and litter pans. 3. Scratching posts (cardboard scratching posts can be purchased at pet stores, Walmart and grocery stores for less than $10). 4. Dry cat food (any brand - we prefer small to medium size bags). 5. Treats, toys, and cat collars (the collars should be the safety kind - the type that stretches or has a clasp that releases if caught on something). 6. Wet dog food.
What is a Second Chance Box? It's a starter kit/care package for a homeless animal that Heavenly Creatures has in foster care or a care package for a needy animal owned by a low-income family.
We go through A LOT of food, particularly cat food (there are now far more homeless cats in our province than there are homeless dogs) owing to the sixty to ninety animals we have in foster care at any given time and also because of our Pet Food Bank - we believe that no animal should have to go hungry because their owner is struggling.
When we send an animal to a foster home we send them with a box of supplies (food, toys, collar and so on - everything they need).
The homeless animals we shelter need us to provide them with this initial care package, as part of their getting a second chance - we need to keep them well-fed and happy while they're in foster care awaiting an adoptive home.
The cost is approx. $50-$100 depending on where the supplies are purchased/how much is in the box.
CAN'T MAKE THE FOOD DRIVE BUT WANT TO HELP?
You can use the button below to to sponsor a Second Chance Box, make a one-time donation, or sign up for monthly donations.
Need to mail your donation? Cheques and gift cards (for places where we can buy pet supplies) can be sent to Heavenly Creatures at P.O. Box 882, Station C, 354 Water Street, St. John's, A1C 1C4.
Thanks in advance for your kindness!
Our Heavenly Bargains thrift store is located at 3-7 Cashin Avenue; we're in a strip mall that is on the corner of Cashin Ave., and Mundy Pond Rd - we're in the same building as Aquarium 101, Centre City Pharmacy and Big Al's.
The store phone number is 739-8755.
Come get a glimpse of our store, check out the bargains, and have a chat with fellow animal lovers!
Thrift Store Hours
Monday: 12-6 p.m.
Tuesday: 12-6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12-4 p.m.
Thursday: 12-4 p.m.
Friday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Do you have some used items you can donate to our thrift store?
Our thrift store is powered by kindness! It's staffed completely by volunteers, and runs on donations of used items from kind people.
We accept clothing (excepting infants' clothing), books, DVDs, knickknacks, pet items, purses, shoes, kitchenware - everything but furniture and older electronics (e.g. vcrs, old computer monitors, old tvs).
Donations can be dropped off during thrift store hours.
No Animals In the Found Spotlight
Can't Adopt, But Want to Help?
Sponsor a homeless animal by pledging a monthly contribution to cover their food, supplies and veterinary bills.
For less than the price of your weekly coffee, you can save a life and help us find a loving adoptive home.
Earn Your Wings Today!
HEAVENLY HALO $49.99/mth
Your generosity will give one of our creatures a new lease on life! Click here for program details
SUCCESS STORY: SAPPER AKA LUCKY
Does anyone remember Lucky, an emergency rescue from October?
While animal rescue is sometimes emotionally challenging work, when we receive updates like Lucky's, it makes it all worthwhile.
Lucky came to us the second week in October; he was a sick kitty who had been found in the parking lot of a grocery store.
Like many homeless kittens who find themselves on the street trying to survive (either because they've been born there, or have been abandoned by their owners), Lucky was in hard shape.
Lucky would not likely have made it to adulthood on his own. He was covered in lice, was starving, and had a very bad eye.
HC got him to a vet, and then advertised for a foster home for him.
On Oct. 11th, a couple of days after his rescue), Lucky went to live with a woman who agreed to foster him for us.
A little over a month has passed, and what a difference time and TLC make!
Now renamed Sapper, this little guy has gotten much healthier in the last month, and has grown like a weed!
The best news of all is that his foster mom has decided that she has to become his purrmanant mom - she has realized that she can't let him go.
Lucky/Sapper is living proof of why spaying and neutering is so important, why foster parents are angels, and also why animal-rescue groups such as ours are desperately needed in our community.
Sapper is one of the lucky ones (no pun intended), but too many homeless kittens don't get their happy endings.
Please get you cats fixed, and if you have ever thought about fostering or donating, there is no time like the present!
If you are interested in fostering a homeless kitten or cat, please e-mail us at email@example.com
If you are interested in donating, please see www.heavenlycreatures.ca/donate.asp