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Parachutes for Pets is a registered charitable organization in Calgary, AB, founded in 2019 by Melissa David. It assists low-income families, victims of violence, foster children, seniors and veterans in Calgary with emergency pet care in their time of need. This includes, veterinary care as well as emergency pet food hampers and medication. Since COVID 19 has occurred they have delivered over 500 pet food hampers to Calgarians who could not afford pet food. Parachutes for Pets understands and celebrates the human-animal bond and proactively works toward building strong community support systems to protect the connection between people and their pets.

During the months of January and February, Hope Lutheran Church will be collecting clumping cat litter, dry/wet cat food, dry/wet dog food, cat and dog toys (NEW ONLY) for Parachutes for Pets. You can also make a financial contribution through your weekly offering, just be sure to mark your envelope or e-transfer with Parachutes for Pets.