Buchanon A local nonprofit organization focused on animal awareness is offering a “Spaytacular” Black Friday deal to cat owners in the area. Animal Outreach Project, Inc. receives More than 3,000 applicants annually request sterilization and sterilization assistance. Since 2015, they have assisted with more than 2,500 spays and neuters.
Being a nonprofit organization that relies solely on donations and grants, the AOP is not always able to help everyone, according to the organization’s founder and president, Christy Lloyd. AOP has received grant funding from the WV Department of Agriculture over the past few years, and most recently received a Doris Day Animal Foundation grant.
This year during the Spaytacular sale, they’re offering $5 and $10, limited to one person per family. To be eligible for the Black Friday special, individuals must provide two proof of income, one of which is some form of government assistance that includes a payment stub, a tax return, an SSI statement, or a statement of benefits from DHHR for the current month. . This special offer is one of several that run throughout the year, provided they have financing.
With only 10 places available, individuals must express their interest immediately, as the first 10 sites that have submitted the required documents will get the deal. To apply, send a letter to “Animal Outreach Project, Inc.” Facebook page. If you are among the ten, appointments are non-refundable and will take place in Philby during the month of December. Appointments may not be rescheduled.
Animal Outreach Project, Inc. With three local vets including: All Creatures Big and Small in Elkins, Audubon Animal Clinic in Philippi and Buchanan Animal Clinic. They receive pet food donations from Eastern Pet Supply to help individuals who struggle to feed their pets. When floods occurred a few years ago in other parts of the state, the AOP donated food to local tenants in those flooded areas.
If you’re interested in donating, they have a secure donate section on their website https://www.aopwv.org/, through PayPal and Stripe. Animal Outreach Project, Inc. is operated by Currently by President Christy Lloyd, Vice President Samantha Atchison and Secretary Marcella Garrison. If you are interested in volunteering, making a donation, or to get more information about this Black Friday special, send a message on their Facebook page titled “Animal Outreach Project, Inc.”