C.A.R.E.’s Solar Hot Water System Saves Money & Helps Environment

A solar panel array on the roof of C.A.R.E.’s Adoption Center at 4927 Main Street, Skokie, may not be the most “adorable” part of the building (our cats and dogs wear that crown!). But those solar panels, purchased with the support of a generous grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation and installed by Solar Service, Niles, Ill., are helping reduce C.A.R.E.’s utility bill considerably while preventing tons of carbon dioxide emissions from being released into the environment.

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C.A.R.E. Chosen for The Jackson Galaxy Project’s Life-Saving Cat Pawsitive Program

Community Animal Rescue Effort, Skokie, Ill., has been selected by The Jackson Galaxy Project (JGP), a Signature Program of GreaterGood.org, to participate in the Spring 2019 Semester of Cat Pawsitive. This life-saving initiative is designed to keep adoptable shelter cats mentally and physically active using positive-reinforcement training. Supported by the Petco Foundation and Halo pet food, the training program aims to increase feline adoption rates and maintain cat “mojo.”

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C.A.R.E. INTRODUCES THE ‘PRECIOUS PAYS IT FORWARD’ PROJECT

Community Animal Rescue Effort debuts a new way to help pets find forever homes through a ‘pay-it-forward’ fundraising program that covers adoption fees.

The seed for C.A.R.E.’s recently debuted “Precious Pays It Forward” project was planted back in 1992 when a C.A.R.E. adopter named Andrew adopted an orange tabby named Zucchini. The cat was Andrew’s best friend for 19 years. When Zucchini was in his later years, Andrew made a donation to C.A.R.E. in honor of his companion to subsidize the adoptions of 10 difficult-to-place C.A.R.E. cats. 

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