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Tucson Greyhounds Going Home Bracelet Fundraiser 2012/12/16

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Happy to be Going

Happy to be Going Home

Going Home is a project of the Greyhound Protection League.

What is Going Home?

Going Home means that when greyhounds stop racing at the dog track in South Tucson, they can safely leave and be transported to suitable adoption groups.

All that costs money to hire a person who is capable of safely transporting the dogs, paying for gas and possibly renting a vehicle plus veterinary services if required, flea & tick medications, food, and other incidentals.

The entire process requires planning, organization, and coordination among different interested parties. The dogs’ safety is of paramount importance.

So far dozens of dogs have left their racing life behind but many more are waiting for the same opportunities.

Greyhound Protection League is an expert in the field of greyhound protection and helping dogs out of tough situations. In 2008-2010, more than 250 dogs left the island of Guam after that track closed and the dogs were given away like kittens on a corner. GPL coordinated the arduous and expensive task of flying these greyhounds known as “Guammies” to US where a network of greyhound rescue groups helped bring the hounds into households all over the U.S.

Tucson kennel operators or dog owners who want Going Home to help pet out their Tucson dogs, contact GPL/Going Home.

Bracelets sales have been brisk but with half a month to go, let’s sell more! They make great gifts especially for animal lovers and people who want to help the hounds.

All bracelets are handmade with one-of-a-kind donated beads. Bracelets coil around for easy on/off; one size fits most.

Bracelets cost $20 and the entire amount is donated to the charity. Bracelets can be paid for with cash or a check made payable to Greyhound Protection League/Going Home.

In Tucson you can buy bracelets at:
–Silver Sea Jewelry & Gifts, 330 N. 4th Avenue, 624-9954
–Clues Unlimited Mystery Book Store, 3146 E. Fort. Lowell Road (SE corner Country Club), 326-8533 (closed Sun/Mon)
-A K Jensen Apparel, (St. Philips Plaza), 4280 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 212, 529-2775

If you order online, add $5.50 for S & H. International orders, add $7.50. Orders are usually shipped within 2 to 3 days.

Bracelets benefit Tucson greyhounds

Bracelets benefit Tucson greyhounds

Bracelets for Tucson greyhounds fundraising 2010/01/25

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beautiful bracelets for greyhounds

January 31 is the last chance to buy bracelets to help Arizona Greyhound Rescue raise badly needed funds for all the dogs that they take in from the Tucson Greyhound Park and the now closed (hopefully forever) Phoenix Greyhound Park.

Bracelets cost $20 (+$3 shipping if you buy them on Etsy.com).

All bracelets are one-of-a-kind handmade from donated beads.One size fits most.

Thanks to Jean Williams, Lyle Rayfield, and Stephanie Urdiales who recently donated exciting stashes of beads!

You can buy bracelets at:

Silver Sea Jewelry & Gifts, 330 N. 4th Ave., Tucson, 624-9954.

Some bracelets are now also back available at the Desert Rose Homeopathic Pharmacy located at 2550 E. Ft. Lowell Road, 918-0100.

Tucson: Bracelets benefit retired racing greyhounds 2010/01/05

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Beautiful bracelets help greyhounds

For the month of January 2010…all bracelet sales will benefit Arizona Greyhound Rescue located in Tucson/Marana.

You can buy bracelets at Silver Sea Jewelry & Gifts, 330 N. 4th Ave., 624-9954. They cost $20.

If you’re not local to Tucson or can’t make it to 4th Avenue, you can buy them online at Etsy’s Lizzie Stardust (+$3 shipping charge).

Bracelets are one-of-a-kind, coiled for easy on and off, one size fits most. All the beads are donated. All help benefit greyhounds this month.

Here’s a special thanks to Joan Athey who is an AGR volunteer & adopter and jewelry maker. She has donated many beautiful bracelets that we sell to raise funds for the animals. (Karyn Zoldan bought two of Joan’s bracelets. KZ sold one of Joan’s bracelets off her wrist in a restaurant!)

Got beads to donate to help animal rescues? Email: karynzoldan@yahoo.com to arrange pick up or simply drop them off at Silver Sea Jewelry.

(written by Karyn Zoldan) & (photo-Michelle Caillet)

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