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       Cancer Alliance Of Help & Hope’s

       Second Annual Family Fun Day

       At The Palm Beach Zoo For                         filled afternoon at The Palm Beach

       Local Cancer Patients And                         Zoo. CAHH supporters Janet and
                                                         Mark Levy have once again graciously
       Their Families                                    sponsored the event and $5,000 worth

                                                         of raffle prizes.  The Palm Beach
         Ove r 50 fa m i l i e s                         Zoo generously provided admission
       touched by cancer enjoyed                         tickets for the CAHH clients and their
       Cancer Alliance of Help &                         families.
       Hope’s  (CAHH)  Second                              “We  were  thrilled to  once  again
       Annual Family Fun Day                             provide a special day of fun for these
       at The Palm Beach Zoo on                          families that have been struggling
       June 1.                                           because of a cancer diagnosis,” said
         Nearly 175 guests                               board member Janet Levy of Cancer
       enjoyed a lunch buffet,                           Alliance of Help & Hope. “CAHH
       picnic in the park, carousel                      raises funds to assist cancer patients
       rides, raffle prizes, close                       and their families by providing
       encounters with the                               need-based financial assistance,
       animals, and so much                              information  resources  and  access
       more. This special event                          to services and support groups in
       was a  chance  to  bring                          our community. It was a wonderful  Tabitha  Raab,  Karin  and  Channing   Jadrian, Jannyelis, Geo Marquez and
       families that have been                           afternoon that brought many smiles  Edwards, Tony Bates            Lisandra Ortiz
       struggling because of a                           as they enjoyed a day at the zoo!”
       cancer diagnosis together                                                                           About The Cancer Alliance Of Help & Hope Inc. Organization
       for an enjoyable and fun- Apryl and Colton Castellucio                                                The Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope Inc., based in Palm
                                                                                                           Beach, Fla., is a charitable organization dedicated to improving
                                                                                                           the quality of life of local children, women and men and their
                                                                                                           families, who are touched by cancer, by providing need-based
                                                                                                           financial assistance, information resources and access to services
                                                                                                           and support groups in our community. CAHH seeks to provide
                                                                                                           respite to those receiving a devastating cancer diagnosis. As
                                                                                                           a 501(c)(3) formed in 2003, the organization has helped over
                                                                                                           2,500 cancer patients and their families who live and/or receive
                                                                                                           treatment in Palm Beach County and dispersed over $3 million.
                                                                                                           Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope focuses on assisting patients
                                                                                                           with their ordinary living expenses such as rent and mortgage,
                                                                                                           utilities, auto and health insurance, car payments, food and other
                                                                                                           basic necessities.
                                                                                                             For more information, please visit or call (561)
      Jessica, Briella and Leila Connell                 Sean, Flavia, Ada and Fiorella Cascone                                          Photos by Capehart

        Pet Matters

        For The Love Of Animals                          our new home under                               Hi! I’m Allie!
                                                                                                            Allie is a gentle soul at just 1.5 years old. She
                                                         construction! Please

        by Pat Deshong, President of Furry Friends Adoption,   help us so we can                          came to us pregnant with five babies. She raised
        Clinic & Ranch                                   continue our mission                             her little family and was incredibly devoted. Now
           “For the Love of Animals”                     to help them.                                    all her babies are gone and she longs for a family
        features real stories happening                     We never say no                               of her own again. Every kitten who comes in, Allie
        at Furry Friends in Jupiter. We                  to them; we hope you                             greets as if it was hers. It is adorable to see. She is
        are The Humane Society of                        won’t say no to us.                              affectionate with all who meet her. She did have
        Greater Jupiter/Tequesta and                     We’re counting on your                           a traumatic experience with a dog so would prefer
        the only no-kill shelter open                    support.          Puffy, rolling on to her new life with   no dogs in her new family.  Photo courtesy of
        to the public in northern Palm                      Patricia Deshong,   Christine!                                                   Samantha Farmer
        Beach County. We’ve been                                  President
        rescuing, rehabilitating, and re-
        homing the homeless animals in                                                                       This is what Furry Friends is all about…rescuing,
        our community for more than                                                                       rehabilitating, and giving homeless companion
        30 years. Our not for profit                                                                      animals their best future… no matter how long it
        501c3 organization consists                                                                       takes to find it. We have many wonderful dogs
        of our Jupiter based Adoption                                                                     and cats at our Jupiter Adoption Center and Palm
        Center, Veterinary Clinic (open to the public), Thrift Boutique, and                              City Ranch. We invite you to come visit us! Our
        Palm City Ranch.                                                                                  website is
                                                                                                             Furry Friends depends on the generous support from donors
           Hungry, alone and scared…that was Puffy, walking the streets                                   like you. Without Furry Friends, the future of the many animals
        as a stray with an uncertain future. At 10 years old, she was visually                            we save would be uncertain. Thank you for donating and helping
        impaired and had given up.                                                                        us continue our animal saving mission.
           We took her in…we didn’t say no…we never do.                                                   Ways to donate (tax ID #59-2111273):
           After receiving the love and care that she desperately needed from                             1.  Mail a check made payable to Furry Friends to 401 Maplewood
        our veterinarians and staff, Puffy was ready for adoption and a new                                  Drive, Ste. 8, Jupiter, FL 33458.
        life. Her special day came at a recent adoption event when Christine                              2.  Visit
        saw Puffy and knew she was the one to complete her family. Puffy                                  3.  Call us with your credit card information at 561.747.5311 ext. 1
        knew too. In fact, Puffy walked over to the bed on Christine's scooter,      Furry Friends’ new Adoption Center & Veterinary Clinic, located      “Your donation creates the possibilities to make miracles
        made herself comfortable, and the two rolled out the door to begin   at 100 Capital Street in the Jupiter Commerce Park, will be completed   happen for our Furry Friends”
        their happy trails together. Furry Friends changed two lives that day!  in September 2019. We have work to do and money to raise, but
           That’s what Furry Friends does and that’s why we need you.  with your help, we can realize the dream that’s been the hope of
           Furry Friends is the only no-kill animal shelter in northern Palm   our organization for decades.
        Beach County. In 2018 alone, we rescued 1,300 abandoned animals      If you would like to be a part of our new beginning, please contact
        who were brought to our shelter - cats, kittens, dogs and puppies.   us. Like each nail, block, and tile, every donation, no matter how small,
        These are animals that, without us, would have been sent to a kill   will help make our dream come true… All for the Love of Animals.
        facility or would simply have had nowhere to go.     Please visit or call 561.747.5311
           Right now, our shelter is overcrowded and inadequate for the   ext. 1 for more information. Ask for Pat Deshong, President, or
        growing number of animals coming in our doors.   Curry Krasulak, Director of Development.
           We need a new, state-of-the-art shelter and veterinary clinic/
        hospital. Our low-cost veterinary clinic treated an astounding 22,650   Hi! I'm Ziggy!
        animals last year. Think of what we could do with a new, more      Ziggy is a 3-year-old boy who has a lot of
        efficient, and clean facility.                   personality!!! He's an awesome guy... big and
           Our new home is already underway! We’ve found a central   strong and looking for an owner who will give him
        location that everyone in Jupiter and North County can be proud of   leadership and consistency. He's very receptive
        and the foundation is already set. We’ve raised just over one million   to training and will sit on command. Our staff &
        dollars, but it’s going to cost much more.       trainer are teaching Zig and they LOVE him! The
           Every dollar counts and no gift is too small. Time is of the essence   kennel environment is chaotic... we know Ziggy
        as our current lease ends in September.          will thrive in a stable home filled with love.
           I invite you to take a tour of our existing facility to see why our      If you love the big boys... come to our Jupiter location and meet
        animals and community deserve better. I’ll also take you to see   Ziggy.
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