My name is Barbara Weber and I am the Founder of BARB’S PRECIOUS RESCUE AND ADOPTION CENTER in Palatine Illinois. Since we opened our doors in 2014, we have been a safe haven for area cats and kittens that have been abused, abandoned, homeless or neglected. Our Rescue provides food, shelter, and medical services -- including an on-site veterinarian -- all with the hope of finding a forever home for each and every animal in our care. We are 100% supported by public donations and a volunteer staff. We are a not-for-profit, 501(C)(3) organization with ALL funds directly assisting our animals. Barb’s Precious Rescue is a no-kill, cage-free shelter.
Last year, we broke ground on an expansion to increase the size of our facility and to enhance the environment for our cats and kittens as it allows us to care for dogs and puppies in a dedicated area just for them. At that time, we launched a campaign to raise capital to fund our expansion.
Construction of the new building is progressing quickly! With plumbing, electrical and HVAC now complete, the focus has shifted to siding, drywall and interior finishes. Drive by and you will see the amazing progress and a notably different silhouette. Our small farm-house Rescue will almost triple in space to 7500 square feet!
Expanding the Love Campaign Update - to date, we have raised nearly $600,000 but we still need your help to finish the building by raising an additional $400,000. Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $500 to $50,000 are available and can be found on our webpage at http://www.barbspreciousrescue.org/#ETLDonate. Please consider helping the Rescues in our community by donating towards our expansion. We are so grateful for any and all support. You are making a difference in their lives!
Extending a VERY heartfelt thank-you for the generous support of the Ehlert Family Foundation as well as that of the Johnson Family. We are also extremely grateful to the Scornavacco Family, Style by Carden Exteriors, Allied Building Products and Owens Corning for your generous donations of roofing labor and materials. We also appreciate the kind help of our Rescue supporters who have donated or bought bricks. Bricks are still available for anyone interested in commemorating the new facility with a personal message or corporate logo.
We've done some really wonderful things together and with your help, we'll do even more. Thank you for your kindness, love, and generosity, from all of your friends at Barb’s Precious Rescue and Adoption Center in Palatine, Illinois.
- Karen Handwerk
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