MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown Library Public System, together with Homeward Sure WV and the Marion Co. Humane Society, are coming collectively for the ‘Wild and Bizarre’ 2021 Calendar Fundraiser.
The calendar options library employees holding 12 cats, starting from kittens to adults, from the animal shelters. Corina Chang, advertising supervisor for the library system, stated she needed to discover a novel option to have interaction with the group and thought in regards to the spinning-off of fireman calendars. She added that animal shelters weren’t her first consideration when she was fascinated about group companions, however each ended up being terrific companions.
I get to advertise the library and the way superb we’re and all of the superb providers and initiatives that we’ve. And on the similar time, I received to deliver extra consciousness, extra visibility to individuals which can be working onerous to search out houses for deserted or orphaned cats. Though I used to be in search of group members that had aligned values, despite the fact that our missions are vastly completely different, this mission for me is about sustaining into the long run what’s vital to our group. For those who get pleasure from books, care about literacy, or in case you care about your furry buddies, this calendar is about supporting these issues, so I really feel like we’re reaching a bigger viewers by partnering collectively and it’s all for a terrific trigger.
Corina Chang – Supervisor of Advertising, Morgantown Public Library System
Chang stated all of the cats featured within the calendar are up for adoption. She added that the objective is for all of them to be adopted by Jan. 2021, when gross sales of the restricted time calendars will cease.
Moreover the objectives of discovering the cats house and bringing consciousness to the library system, the calendars are, as talked about earlier, a part of a fundraising effort. Every is $20 and might be bought on-line by means of the library’s web site. In line with a press launch, all proceeds will help each the library‘s and animal rescue’s missions to complement the human expertise by means of schooling, advocacy, and repair.
Chang stated the COVID-19 pandemic had made 2020 a troublesome 12 months for everybody, so she hopes the calendars deliver pleasure to everybody who buys one if nothing else.
“My hope is that by buying this calendar, we are able to deliver some laughter into individuals’s houses and likewise give them the nice feeling that they’re supporting one thing vital for our group, in order that’s type of the takeaway message, I might say,” Chang stated.