ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona’s Penn State Altoona for Animal Welfare and Lion Ambassadors student organizations will hold Adopt Don’t Shop Awareness Week, April 9-14, on campus.
A donation drive will take place throughout the week for the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society. Items needed include clumping kitty litter, dog treats, heavy duty trash bags, sponges, Odoban disinfectant, double-handled leashes, and Cheez-Wiz. Students, faculty and staff can drop off supplies in residence halls, Slep Student Center, and Hawthorn Building.
Stop by the Slep Student Center at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, to make animal toys for your own pet, someone else’s or to donate.
A PowerPoint Night will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 14, in the Slep Student Center. Students will create PowerPoint presentations in one of three categories to win prizes such as a Penn State Yeti cooler, a JBL speaker, and a Nintendo Switch. Food will be provided. Dylan Kotrick, manager of the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, will speak about the process of volunteering at the shelter. He also will serve as a judge for the PowerPoint competition.