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February marks 15th Anniversary for Coastal Pet Rescue

(Savannah, GA) - January 30, 2018

(Savannah, GA) - What started out with just one woman trying to help neighborhood cats has grown to over 100 volunteers providing care for around 700 dogs and cats each year.

February 5th will mark the 15th anniversary for Coastal Pet Rescue, which accepts homeless and owner surrendered pets from Chatham, Effingham and Bryan Counties. To celebrate, the organization will hold a series of adoption and fundraising events throughout February, March and April, culminating in a grand birthday party celebration on Saturday, April 28th at Grayson Stadium.

The February adoption events will be Saturday, February 3 from 9 am to 12 pm with Operation New Hope at Chatham County Sheriff’s Office; Sunday, February 4 from 1 to 4 pm at CPR’s Camp Pawsawhile Retreat; Wednesday, February 7, 5:30p - 7pm at PetSmart on Abercorn; and Sunday, February 18, 12 to 3 pm at PetSmart on Abercorn. There will be a special Painting with a Purpose fundraiser on Sunday, February 11 from 2 to 4 pm at Painting with a Twist in Savannah.

Local youth groups are invited to participate in a special service day at Camp Pawsawhile Retreat on Saturday, February 24 from 9 am to 12 pm.

For more information, visit or call 912-228-3538.

Coastal Pet Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abused and neglected dogs and cats in Savannah and surrounding areas. Founded in February 2003, Coastal Pet Rescue changes the lives of homeless pets in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham Counties through its foster home program and small capacity shelter, Camp Pawsawhile Retreat.