CHS campaign staff compiled a list of 24 reasons to be thankful to kick off 2024. From campaign donors to the many milestones that have been met, enjoy this list of all the reasons the campaign team is thankful this New Year.

  1. Campaign donors: You are the cream of the crop. What you are building is amazing and will care for pets and families for decades.
  2. Families Staying Together Forever: Soon, pets all over Fairfield County will have access to vital resources like pet food and medical care. And their humans will enjoy educational programs to make them even more pawsome. All this to ensure pets and families stay Together Forever.
  3. Pets: Pets are at the center of this campaign, At CHS, pets are the clients and the focus of all that happens
  4. Dedication to the Pets: “Until on has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France
  5. Milestones: Saying YES to the challenge of this project. Finding Land. Creating blue prints. Breaking ground…. And soon a ribbon cutting ceremony!
  6. Expressions of Love: Whether it is making a gift to the pets, volunteering at an event, or spreading the word about the new facility, you have showed your love in a variety of ways.
  7. Natural surroundings: The beautiful, bucolic property with natural surroundings. Dogs and humans alike will enjoy winding walking trails while spending time at the center.
  8. Opportunities to learn: Humane education for learners of all ages will provide opportunities to learn and grow as pet owners.
  9. Shelter: When a pets has nowhere else to turn, the new animal resource center will be a haven for hope and healing.
  10. Animal Arts and Amenta Emma
  11. Viking Construction
  12. Insight: Valuable insight from pet owners, veterinary care staff, architect and constructions teams, and members of the animal welfare community made this amazing new facility possible.
  13. Wilton: a community of pet loving neighbors
  14. Quality connections: from donors to adopters to architects and legislators, every person, every friend makes a critical impact.
  15. Happiness, Health, and Hope: The new facility will be a beacon of hope for pets and families facing hardship.
  16. Unconditional love the pets lavish upon their humans
  17. Businesses and community organizations that have contributed to the campaign: From matching gifts to outright donations
  18. Kindness and generosity towards the pets from donors, volunteers, and more.
  19. Legacy Society members who have designated estate funds to the campaign
  20. Joy that will be brought to the pets.
  21. Medical services that will be accessible to the public through the low-fee veterinary clinic
  22. Years of hope and healing to come
  23. Zen moments for pets in transition or in rehabilitation

Another $2.4M is needed to close the funding gap. Won’t you make a gift today?