Employees of Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre held a bake sale, basket raffle, and dress down day on September 30th to raise funds for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Luzerne County. They raised $600 that day and an additional $600 in donations from employees, friends, and families, for a total of $1,200. The money was used to purchase 18 Kuranda beds for the dogs and $200 worth of cat food to help with the critical shortage due to kitten season.
Pictured are employees with pets adopted from the SPCA. From left: John Heiser, physical therapist, holding Peanut the kitten; Mary Theresa Flood, dietitian; Stephen Vitek, diet clerk; Theresa McNulty, social worker with Dell the yellow lab; Mary Ann Beshada, diet clerk’ Meg Lombard, diet technician; Mike Pilato, assistant director of Nutrition Services; and Angela Snyder, dietitian holding Rascal the kitten.