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Ready to Aid The Animals?

Be A Mascot - Support Homeless Animals

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

MSPCA - Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center
350 S Huntington Ave.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

WHEN

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Our special events raise a lot of money for our homeless animals. Last year, our Homeless for the Holidays events raised almost $40,000! By mascoting, you are spreading the word about our events and raising money outside our shelter as well. This money goes directly to our animals and helps the MSPCA to have enough money to feed, care for and medicate homeless animals. 

DESCRIPTION

Throughout the year, we host special fundraising events where we ask adults and kids over 16 to dress up in our mascot costumes and raise donations outside our adoption center. You must be accompanied by an adult to participate. In addition to raising money for our homeless animals, mascots will often advertise for an event we're having, like our holiday gift and bake sales! This is a really fun activity for groups.


ITEMS NEEDED

Just yourself (and reliable transportation to get to/from the MSPCA Adoption Center)


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be 16 to participate. (Enthusiasm is required too!)


NEXT STEPS

Talk to your parents about whether they'd be comfortable with you mascoting. If they are, email bostonvolunteer@mspca.org to sign up! Must be 16 to participate.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Talk to your parents to make sure they are okay with you serving as a mascot. If they are, email bostonvolunteer@mspca.org to join our mascot list.

2. Reply to emails from the MSPCA when you are available to mascot.

3. Walk/drive/take the bus to the MSPCA (with an adult, if you are under 18). 

4. Grab a mascot costume and a donation jar, and help us raise some funds for our animals!

Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the YouthGive app!