The Homeless Animal Rescue Team is sponsoring a fundraising raffle through Oct. 31 to cover medical expenses for the cats and kittens at the HART shelter through its Guardian Angel Fund.
“Cause for Paws” raffle tickets are available for $10 each or three for $25 at the HART office, 2638 Main St. in Cambria, or by calling 927-7377.
Winning tickets will be drawn from 1 to 2 p.m.
Oct. 31 at the HART office. Winners need not be present. Cambria merchants, galleries and Guardian Angel supporters have donated prizes for the fundraiser.
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HART was founded in 1983 by a core of volunteers who sponsored animals in their homes. The team formed a Guardian Angel Committee in 2011, specifically to raise funds for urgent medical expenses. The program is dedicated to caring for the most urgent cases that arrive at the shelter: animals with painful or debilitating conditions that require extensive medical care. Without treatment, many of the animals would need to be euthanized.
HART volunteers raised $1,600 for the Homeless Animal Rescue Team by participating in the PG&E Early Warning System annual siren test Aug. 22.
Each volunteer reported to a designated siren (at left), observed it when it went off and reported on its duration and condition. Monitors completed a questionnaire and submitted it to PG&E, which gave participants $80 each and provided a lunch at El Chorro Regional Park