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AmeriCorps seeking help for animal shelter

Jan. 17, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- AmeriCorps members from Cabell County are working to help the Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter through the Martin Luther King Day holiday.

Members of AmeriCorps, a program similar to the Peace Corps that serves domestic interests, are gathering supplies for the shelter at donations boxes throughout the region. Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter needs supplies including newspapers, paper towels, cat litter, dog and cat food, collars, leashes, bleach, cardboard and puppy pads. Donations can be dropped off through Friday, Feb. 18, at the following locations: Buffalo Elementary, 331 Buffalo Creek Rd, Kenova; West End Library, 901 West 14th Street, Huntington; Legal Aid of WV, 922 Quarrier Street, fourth floor, Charleston; Danville Community Center, 731 Hopkins Ave., Danville; John Henson Senior Center, 2800 Putnam Avenue, Hurricane; Petland, 348 Walmart Way, South Point; First Presbyterian, 1015 5th Avenue, Huntington.

AmeriCorps members are also seeking volunteers to help with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Volunteers will be at hte shelter from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21.

Cabell-Wayne Animal Shelter, 1901 James River Road, Huntington, serves Cabell and Wayne counties.