Sarasota, Fla. – (September 19, 2016) – Cat Depot, a feline rescue, adoption, and education center in Sarasota has announced that they will remain open for 24 hours in honor of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Giving Challenge’s 24-hour giving period.
Guests are encouraged to spend time with the cats while watching movies, and enjoying special food and beverage offerings at the Cat’s Pajamas Overnight. Cat Depot will be open from 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21.
Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) no-kill, free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education needed to improve the destiny of homeless cats.
To make a contribution to Cat Depot during the Giving Challenge, visit www.catdepot.org or the Giving Challenge website at www.givingpartnerchallenge.org/npo/cat-depot from noon to noon on September 20-21, 2016.
About the Giving Challenge
The Giving Challenge is an exciting 24-hour giving event supporting more than 450 nonprofits serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. Since 2012, donors from throughout our region have shown their love for local nonprofit organizations by providing more than $15 million in unrestricted funding to support their missions. Last year’s event set a new standard for generosity in our community, when more than $7 million was raised in just 24 hours to benefit 449 nonprofits listed on The Giving Partner.
The 2016 Giving Challenge is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation, as well as support from Manatee Community Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, and the Herald-Tribune Media Group.
For more information, email Murray Devine, Communications Project Manager at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County at MDevine@CFSarasota.org.
About Cat Depot
Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cat Depot also operates the Rose Durham Cat Care Clinic, open to the public by appointment only, Mondays-Saturdays. Cat Depot is located at 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34234. For more information, visit www.catdepot.org, or call (941) 366-2404.