Silver and Gold Magazine Fall 2016 - Page 17

How you can help UWC 1. Volunteering – UWC needs volunteers for a variety of things, from feeding and caring for animals, to assisting with fundraising ideas and initiatives, handy types to help with maintenance and nest-box building. Training is provided and duties are determined on a per-need basis. A police check is required, as are tetanus and rabies vaccines. 2. Donation of Items – URGENT need of items, as listed on the UWC website ( include rubbing alcohol, dish soap, tissues and toilet paper, digital scales, puppy/kitten kibble or canned food, disposable latex gloves and heavy duty gardening gloves, and more specialty items like storage sheds, bins with lids, and large fishing nets. On-going needs include towels, old fur coats, laundry detergent, bowls, pet carriers and aquariums. Stay tuned to Silver & Gold for a list of drop off locations where items will be accepted for delivery to UWC. 3. Are you handy? UWC constantly requires squirrel nesting boxes be constructed. Detailed plans are available on the website ( 4. Donations. Even though UWC is registered with the Ministry of Natural Resources, they receive no government funding and therefore rely solely on donations in order to survive. Every penny makes a difference. Donations can be securely made online through the UWC website ( or by cheque payable to “Urban Wildlife Care”, and mailed to: 23 Betts Avenue Grimsby, ON L3M 2S7 Have items to donate? Let us know! CLICK HERE Silver and Gold will be arranging for pick up of urgent and on-going items needed by UWC. The list of drop off locations will be available in OCTOBER. If you would like to get involved or have items to donate, please contact us – we will add your name to our list and advise you of your nearest drop off location: 905-220-0762 Thinking Condo? Now’s the time. Let me show you why. “CONDO DON” Direct: 905-334-6062 Office: 905-842-7000 Senior Real Estate Specialist Donald R. Bassindale, Broker Carpentry Custom Cabinetry Furniture Restoration Decks & Fences Tiling Plumbing Electrical (905) 407-2550 RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty What if something happens to you? Would your family know what to do? The WISH (What If Something Happens) booklet is a 16-page resource booklet you complete for safekeeping. Order your copy today: $15 (incl. HST & shipping) Created by Silver and Gold Order securely online: or by phone: 905-220-0762 Celebrating our 10th year! ~ Autumn 2016 17