Young girls make generous donation to local animal shelter

Posted at 10:01 AM, Nov 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-10 10:47:50-05

GRANDVILLE, Mich. --  Two young girls from Zeeland are making a world of a difference in the lives of animals still in search of their forever home.

Raina Bredweg, 11, and Taylor Bredweg, 6, donated a $300 check along with a letter and adrawing to the Lake Haven Animal Rescue in Newaygo.

The girls' mother, Angela Bredeweg, says she's extremely proud of her kids. adding that they chose the Lake Haven Animal Rescue right away because of it's no-kill policy.

Volunteers at the shelter say donations can be hard to come by, but when they do come in, they can go a long way.

The shelter plans to name two kittens after the girls in honor of their selfless act.

The shelter also says there's lots of ways for people in West Michigan to get involved.

The Lake Haven Animal Rescue is holding adoption events at the Pet Supplies Plus in Grandville on Saturdays.

If you're interested in volunteering or making a donation, get information here.