Ella's Puppy Love Project (Age 12)

About Me

I am raising money for orphaned pets that are waiting to find their forever home. Not only are these animals in search of love and care but they are also in need of food, medicines, bedding and toys.

My number 1 priority is to help sheltered, abandoned and stray dogs and cats. We use your generous gifts to buy much needed supplies, food, bedding and toys to give to our trusted local animal shelters. We also use your gifts to help find homes for the poor animals that have been left alone on the side of the road in the country by giving them temporary love, care, needed medical treatment and making sure they have been spayed and neutered.


My Passion to Help

My passion to help animals started at a very young age. When I was just four years old, two dogs were abandoned in the country and came to my grandparents' house looking for shelter. One of the dogs was pregnant and gave birth to three puppies - Oreo, Valentine and Bruiser. She suddenly died shortly after giving birth.  I helped my grandparents rescue the pups by giving them love, care and by bottle feeding them. Today the puppies are happy and healthy and my passion for helping animals has continued to grow.  


For my 10th birthday party, instead of receiving gifts from my dear friends and family, I asked for donations to my local animal shelter.  The shelter's employees were so kind, and let me and my cousins visit the dogs and cats - they were so happy to see us!  That made me feel happy too.  And so, that was part of the inspiration for  Ella's Puppy Love.

I now want to help as many animals as possible by raising funds for the countless sheltered and homeless pets in need. 

Please help these poor abandoned animals and make a gift today!

Rescued Pets


Here is just a small sample of the pets left  alone in the country that we have helped rescue:




Gifts & Rewards

Puppy Pal -- Make a helpful $75 gift and get this handy tote !


Puppy Lover -- Make a generous $100 gift and get this fashionable t-shirt ! (Kids, womens and mens sizes available - please tell us your size in the comments.)


Guardian Angel :) -- Make a kindhearted $250 gift and get the tote, t-shirt AND button ! Please tell us your t-shirt size in the comments.

  • Diane Bettencourt 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
  • Raised off Doggie Make Sale 
    • $114 (Offline)
    • 26 mos
  • Gay Rice 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
  • Diane Bettencourt 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
  • Maddie Day 
    • $5 (Offline)
    • 33 mos
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Organizer

Ella Bettencourt 
Organizer
Morro Bay, CA
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