Thursday, December 17, 2009

Holiday FoodShare Drive for Pet Food

The economic downturn has left more families struggling financially. Some pet guardians may feel the need to surrender or abandon their cat or dog. ARF is partnering with Peet's Coffee & Tea to collect pet food for Contra Costa families in need. Our goal is to collect 2,500 pounds of food during the holiday season.
Please donate cat or dog food, wet or dry, unexpired and unopened at one of the following locations.

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation
2890 Mitchell Drive (at Oak Grove)
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Collection hours:
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday Noon - 4:30 p.m.
785 Oak Grove Road, Suite I, Concord
435 Railroad Avenue, Danville
65 Crescent Drive, Suite A, Pleasant Hill
3121 Crow Canyon Place, Suite C, San Ramon
1343 Locust Street, Walnut Creek
1835 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek

To host your own drive:
  • Contact ARF’s Holiday FoodShare program at or 925.977.7900 extension 473 to inform us of your intent.
  • Determine your goal. You may want to track the pounds of food collected to show your progress.
  • Download the Holiday FoodShare flier and make copies to distribute to co-workers, friends, or neighbors.
  • Select a location for your collection bin (copy paper boxes are perfect). You may also use the flier to identify your collection bin.
  • You may choose to drop off food frequently or at the end of your drive. We are happy to meet you during collection hours at the ARF facility to say THANK YOU.
  • Celebrate your success! Photos of you or your representative dropping off donations at ARF will allow everyone to share in the achievement. Give us a call and we will be ready for the photo op!
If you need pet food, please contact:
  • Salvation ArmySalvation Army
    3950 Clayton Road, Concord
    Lauri Vint, ext. 10 or Karen Shreve, ext. 11
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 7p.m.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My goal is simple. I am going to make coffee for all the dogs in my neighborhood. (decafe for the Jack Russell ) merry xmas!