The Ontario SPCA Midland Branch recently received this letter from Zoe, an 11-year-old girl who wants to make a difference! Please help her reach her goal by liking the video that inspired her to take the polar plunge in support of animals in need.
Hello my name is Zoe Langman, I am 11 years old and have been an animal lover since I had my first family pets Belle and Ragtop, two Jack Russell dogs. I loved them and considered them a part of our family.
I have learned that there are other pets out there who don’t have safe and loving homes.
Through my “Aunt Danielle’s” connections with the Midland OSPCA I have learned that there are many family pets, including Cats, Dogs and other pets who are neglected, abused and mistreated. She brought me to the Midland OSPCA to play with abandoned kittens and cats, and puppies and dogs.
The first story that affected me was the story of Norman, who came to the Mildand OSPCA shelter, with his mom and siblings from a “puppy mill”. Norman is a Sharpei cross who needed extensive eye surgery, and with out the support of the OSPCA, and kept in the Puppy Mill, he would have lived a life of suffering. The OSPCA depends on financial support from community initiatives like this one and they have no other support.
I hope to raise funds for the Midland OSPCA and to a minimum. raise awareness for the animals in need, and raise awareness to children who wish to contribute to the cause, and even though we have to be 16 years old to volunteer at the shelter, we can do a lot of things and be pro active.
I am not old enough to volunteer at the OSPCA to help walk and care for the animals, and even though I am scared of plunging into icy waters in the middle of February, I have found my strewth in the fact that there are pets out there who need our help.
I have decided that until I am 16 years old and able to volunteer with helping directly with these beautiful beings, created by God, that I will help this important cause by raising money by participating in the Rotary Club, Penetanguishene Winterama Polar Plunge in support of the Midland OSPCA.
Please support me and help make every pets dreams come true – whether you adopt an animal in need or donate to the cause, and please make my “Polar Plunge” worth the effort as I wish to do this year after year. Every donation is an encouragement, whether it is a dollar or many dollars.
Warmest and most positive regards,
Please like me on facebook and the youtube video included, as my biggest wish is to have as many possitive likes as possible and if I reach 1,000,000 likes my Aunt Danielle will donate $500.00 to my polar plunge:-) http://youtu.be/7_Hc9csx_qQ