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Humane Society Broome County NY
The Humane Society is an independent, non-profit animal welfare organization. We receive no government funding. We are dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and finding homes for companion animals. We serve the community by sheltering animals, finding them homes, investigating reports of animal cruelty, educating people of all ages, and rescuing animals from threatening situations. The Humane Society was established by volunteers in the late 1800's and became incorporated in the early 1900's.
Foundations for Dreams
Who Are We
Dream Oaks Camp is a nonprofit organization which provides therapeutic camping programs for children ages 7-17 with special needs and chronic/terminal illnesses. Dream Oaks Camp is located in Bradenton, Florida on beautiful Manatee River. We provide year round residential and day sessions for children with varying ability levels (both physical and developmental) and chronic/terminal medical conditions including: (but not limited to) autism, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, developmental delays and cancer patients. Our goals are to provide a special place for children and give them the opportunity to bond with others, build steps toward a greater self confidence, as well as strengthen activities of daily living and life skills, while providing respite services to parents and/or caregivers
The mission of Foundation for Dreams, Inc. is to offer an exceptional camping experience for children with special needs and chronic illnesses ages 7-17. Our unique programs focus on each child’s abilities, and are specifically designed to strengthen their social skills, self-esteem and independence in a safe, barrier-free environment.
Humane Society Manatee County Florida
The mission of the Humane Society of Manatee County is to lead Manatee County in creating a No-Kill community where animals receive the compassion and respect they deserve.
Our programs are focused on prevention and retention and include: Low cost spay/neuter services, trap/neuter and return for feral cats, Pet Safety Net resources to help you care for and keep your pet, rescue and adoption of orphaned dogs and cats.
We are a community-based private non-profit organization that relies entirely upon donations to do our lifesaving work. Our funding comes from people like you. We receive no monies from any national organization or government entity.
Jimmy J's Avian Rescue Center
We are dedicated to the protection of Exotic bird species currently bred domestically; who are abused, abandoned, neglected, surrendered or otherwise in need of shelter. The goal being rehabilitation and placement in foster care or adoptive homes. Together with my partner, April McConnell-Pangburn, and my flock of ambassador birds; we provide community outreach and education in the areas of responsible pet ownership, limiting the breeding population and protection of natural habitats. We attend fund raisers for non profit local groups and are available for hire to private events.
Broome County Arts Council
The BCAC is an independent, 501(c)3 public service organization. Our mission is “to promote a thriving arts community, essential to the quality of life in Broome County. We strive to advance the awareness and value of the arts through advocacy, fundraising, grant making, services and programs”. We are a primary local arts fundraiser, arts advocate and cultural information resource for the arts community and the general public. The BCAC collaborates on and encourages participation in projects and initiatives that promote the arts as an engine of cultural growth and economic development in Greater Binghamton and Broome County.
|Contacts:||Sharon Ball, Executive Director or
Mary Jo Kelleher, Office Administrator
|Address:||81 State Street, Suite 501
Binghamton, NY 13901
|Office Hours:||10am – 6pm, Monday – Friday|
|Gallery Hours:||11am – 5pm, Monday – Friday|
Stray Heaven Humane Society
Stray Haven fosters many programs for pets and people in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities – join us!
Active Adoption Program – available animals listed on our website and at Petfinder.com
Pet Therapy – shelter animal visits bring happiness to people
Dog Obedience Classes - offered several times a year
Humane Education – for the proper care and treatment of pets
Animal Cruelty Investigations – covering Tioga County, NY
In your time of need, we also offer affordable Pet Cremation Services
Spay & Neuter Services under reprogramming development.
Boy & Girls Club Western Broome
IN EVERY COMMUNITY...boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them.
Boys & Girls Clubs offer that and more. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
The Boys and Girls Club of Western Broome Family Center has been serving its community since 1963. Our club expands its services to adults and seniors, offering services to all members of the community in a caring, recreational environment including many low cost services for the betterment of our community.
Chemung County Humane Society
Who We Are
The Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA, Inc. is a private, non-profit humane organization. Since 1891, the Chemung County SPCA has been the only not-for-profit organization devoted to the care of the homeless animals of Chemung County.
To enhance the quality of life for companion animals in Chemung County and surrounding areas by promoting better futures for pets and their people.
The Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA envisions a time when loving and lifelong homes will be provided for all homeless companion animals in our community.
Bradford County Humane Society
BCHS is an animal shelter that houses stray dogs and cats from Bradford and Sullivan Counties. BCHS also employs a Humane Officer to investigate animal cruelty in both Bradford and Sullivan Counties
Animal Care Sanctuary
Ms. Sinclair founded Animal Care Sanctuary, ACS, in 1967 in Toms River, New Jersey in response to the shameful, wide-spread practice of vacationers abandoning their pets when they returned to their homes at summer's end. In the United States, in the 1960's, an estimated 30 million cats and dogs were euthanized each year. Few shelters existed; pet population was totally out of control and recognition that spay/neuter procedures were imperative had not yet come to be.
Lesley Sinclair understood the need for no kill shelters, although the term had not yet been coined. That is what her mission was from the beginning and that is how it endures to this day. She also understood very well the huge need to stop the overpopulation of animals by adopting spay/neuter procedures. In 1975, Animal Care Fund (now Animal Care Sanctuary) became the first certified organization to perform spay/neuter procedures in the state of New Jersey. She knew that animals needed not only to be rescued, but also to be made healthy and she had vets ensure that her animals were in tip-top shape. She also knew that the best future for a homeless pet was in a loving, forever home. At that time, Internet technology did not exist. She sought the help of friends to adopt, took out ads in major newspapers such as The New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer, and she hand-wrote thank you notes to all supporters.
Animal Care Sanctuary quickly outgrew its quarters. When Lesley Sinclair's plans for new property in Toms River, New Jersey were thwarted by zoning laws, she moved the operation to its present location in East Smithfield, Pennsylvania in 1982. The current sanctuary sits atop a mountain on 129 wooded acres surrounded by fields and streams, in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania.