PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — An animal lover slipped an extra generous donation to the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA this week.
Staff noticed the large cash donation, in the form of a pile of crisp new $20 bills, at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in a donation box at the organization’s Neely Cat Center on Raymond Avenue, according to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.READ MORE: West Valley Animal Shelter To Reopen On March 15 After Closing Due To Pandemic
“This was a wonderful surprise,” she said. “The donation is going to really help us.”READ MORE: Innocent Driver Killed After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
The philanthropist didn’t stick around to accept any accolades, she said.
Holeman said the shelter takes in 12,000 animals every year.
“This $8,000 donation is going to go a long away to provide help, food and shelter for the critters that we have in our care,” she said.MORE NEWS: Police Seeking Two Stolen Jack Armstrong Original Paintings
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