Long Valley lemonade, cookie sale gives back to pet rescue


LONG VALLEY, NJ – Who can resist a cup of frozen lemonade on a summer day, accompanied by fresh cookies, especially when they’re for a good cause?

Over the past weekend, two enterprising Long Valley kids donated 50% of their lemonade and cookie proceeds to Eleventh Hour Rescue, a nonprofit group in northern New Jersey that pulls up dogs and cats. ” at the eleventh hour “death row inmates from an animal shelter. .

“It’s the little moments that have a huge effect”, Eleventh Hour Rescue wrote on young people – known only as “Tobin and Sullivan of Long Valley” – for their generosity.

The rescue is Facebook donation page for the lemonade and cookie fundraiser raised $ 275 from Facebook and Instagram donors on Monday, a spokesperson for Eleventh Hour told Patch.

At the children’s lemonade and cookie stand, the two boys raised $ 50, Eleventh Hour Rescue said, and their parents matched the donation with an additional $ 50.

On the rescue Facebook page, people can donate to some of the specific Eleventh Hour fur babies awaiting their “forever” homes, fascinating stories and progress shared on the rescue’s main Facebook page. Eleventh Hour also accepts general donations via the blue “donate” button at the top of the page. People can also create Facebook fundraisers in honor of their birthday, for the rescue.

They currently have a dedicated Facebook page for the “EHR cats” and “DSE dogs“for adoption, plus one for the Rockaway Mall Adoption Center, in addition to the rescue main Facebook page and website.

Each month, the rescue highlights a cat and a dog of the month, with the Dog of the Month for July “Kylo lonestar“, an almost two-year-old puppy rescued from a Texas shelter, where he was waiting on death row for dogs with a broken jaw after receiving a blow.

Licorice“is the cat of the month for July, a declawed elderly girl, around 16 years old, looking for a new family after reaching the golden age.

More fundraisers and upcoming eleventh hour events

  • Eleventh Hour has a 50/50 “High Dollar” raffle currently running, for $ 10 per ticket, with a draw of up to $ 15,000 if 3,000 tickets are sold before the Sunday 3 draw date. October. Click here for tickets, then complete and mail the order form with payment to: Eleventh Hour Rescue, c / o Terry Adriano, 12 Byram Ave, Dover, NJ 07801. Tickets can be purchased at Roxbury Adoption Center & Thrift Store – l location of the draw at 275 Route 10 East in Succasunna – Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are also on sale at the Rockaway Mall Adoption Center during mall hours. They will also be available at Adoption and Ambassador events prior to the draw. E-mail [email protected] for more information.
  • The annual Ice Cream Social at Horseshoe Lake in Succasunna takes place in August with tickets of $ 5 each and $ 15 per family, on Saturday, August 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Click here for more details.
  • The 14th Annual Eleventh Hour Rescue Golf Outing at Flanders Valley Golf Course is scheduled for Saturday, September 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Save the date and find out more here.
  • The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Fall Festival, Auto Show and Adoption Event at 508 Green Pond Road in Rockaway are scheduled for Saturday, September 25 from noon to 5 p.m. Find out more here.

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