ACC’s Volunteering to Learn (ViTaL) team headed out for their first volunteer excursion last Friday, January 15, 2016. A group of four ACC faculty and staff took pet supplies donated by the ACC community and spent the morning volunteering at the Littleton’s Humane Society of the South Platte Valley.
Here we are departing from ACC with all the wonderful pet supplies donated by the ACC community:
Erin Liebner of the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley welcomed us, and we took a short visit to the cat room while she arranged our plan for the morning.
Erin then set us up with the task of cleaning out the shed where they store food and supplies for the animals. It was a chilly but sunny morning, and we worked together happily rearranging the bags of food and treats so that the floor was clear, and everything was easy to find.
Before and after photos below
Once we’d finished our work in the shed, we headed back inside where we were rewarded with some time to visit with the dogs.
We then helped out washing dishes, refilling treat containers, and mopping the floor in the main meeting area.
We loved spending the morning at the Humane Society meeting the wonderful volunteers and visiting the animals who need a home.
ViTaL welcomes students, faculty, staff, and administrators to join us in serving the community. Many more opportunities will ensue in the coming months. Contact Josie Mills or Diana Hornick for more information.
by Josie Mills, ACC English Department Chair