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Help local pets by sharing your pet's photo

You can help local shelter pets by submitting a pic of your pet or dropping off donations at Bank Independent locations.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Do you have a heart for pets? 

Bank Independent's ninth annual Shelter Share drive to benefit local animal shelters starts on May 2. All locations of Bank Independent will serve as collection points for pet food and supplies that will go to local animal shelters. On their May 20 adoption day, Bank Independent will sponsor the adoption application fee for animals adopted from partner shelters.

Some of the needed items are:

  • Pet food
  • Kitty litter
  • Paper towels
  • Nursing bottles
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • First aid items 
  • Used blankets
  • Bedding
  •  Towels

The donated supplies will be delivered by Bank employees to the Athens Limestone County Animal Shelter, Colbert County Animal Shelter, Decatur Animal Services, Huntsville Animal Services, Lawrence County Animal Shelter, Morgan County Animal Shelter, and Florence Lauderdale Animal Shelter in early March.

You can see pets in a whole new way with the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art Pets in Paint exhibit from May 14-27. Pets from the Colbert County Animal Shelter will be available for adoption at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art during Bank Independent’s Adoption Day on Friday, May 20, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

“Bank Independent is proud to support Shelter Share as part of our Helping Hands initiative,” says Rick Wardlaw, CEO of Bank Independent.  “Local shelters rely heavily on the support of the community to meet the daily needs of animals in their care.  Bank Independent is pleased to be able to provide this much-needed assistance with the generous support of our team members and the community.”

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