CPAA offers shopping ideas to benefit homeless pets

These shopping suggestions from the Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance will help give homeless pets a second chance at life.

CPAA Day at Ten Thousand Villages

Shop at the Mechanicsburg location of Ten Thousand Villages on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and a portion of your purchase goes directly to CPAA. The unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home décor, art, sculpture, textiles, accessories and more would make anyone on your gift list smile, and the animals who benefit will be smiling too!

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Home for the Holidays Concert

Treat that special someone to an early Christmas gift with CPAA’s Home for the Holidays Concert featuring the Grammy-nominated Eaken Piano Trio on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Radisson, Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill. The event begins at 6 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious dinner (choice of beef, chicken, fish or vegan meal), followed by dessert and some beautiful holiday music. Tickets cost $60 and may be purchased online at

Shop Through iGive

More and more people are shopping online to quickly and conveniently find the perfect gifts for everyone on their lists. Thanks to iGive, your purchases can also benefit CPAA. Just download the “iGive” button or shop hundreds of stores through the iGive website ( and a portion of your purchase is sent back to CPAA. It’s that simple.

Giant Gift Cards

Looking for a more practical gift? Buy Giant gift cards from CPAA and 5 percent of the purchase goes to support its spay/neuter programs. Or use the cards to buy your own cookie-baking and holiday meal supplies. The gift cards are available year-round, so you can help homeless pets even on your weekly shopping trip.

The cards must be purchased through CPAA. Email for additional information or to purchase the cards.

CPAA is an all-volunteer, nonprofit alliance of individuals and local animal rescues working together to save the lives of dogs and cats through aggressive spay/neuter programs, adoptions, and public outreach and education. To learn more about CPAA, visit or email

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