Dogs Need Moms Too | Mother’s Day Flowers Fundraiser for Little Shelter

Our Dogs Need Moms Too campaign is a Mother's Day exclusive. For every purchase from this collection, 30% of the sale will go directly to support Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center. Your purchase will directly benefit this famous no-kill animal shelter which rescues, rehabilitates dogs and cat without a home, until they are ready to be adopted.

What is the Doggies Need Mom’s Too Campaign?

A charitable fundraising event where up to 30% of all proceeds will be donated directly to Little Shelter Animal Adoption Center.

Founded on the principles of quality, service, and beauty, James Cress Florist has long been a cornerstone of the community in Smithtown and Port Jefferson. Known for their exquisite floral designs and impeccable customer service, this family-run business has been making special occasions even more memorable for over a century. However, their commitment extends beyond the confines of their flower shops. James Cress Florist has consistently demonstrated a profound dedication to community welfare through various charitable activities and partnerships.

Doggies Need Moms Too is their latest initiative, which specifically targets the well-being of animals in need. For every purchase from this exclusive collection, James Cress ensures that 30% of the sale supports the Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center. This initiative not only reflects their business ethos of giving back but also resonates deeply with their clientele who are equally enthusiastic about supporting such causes.

Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center – A Legacy of Love

Nestled in the heart of Huntington, NY, the Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center has been a sanctuary for homeless pets since 1927. Founded by the visionary Anna Hunninghouse, who was moved by the plight of destitute animals, the shelter was born out of a community-driven effort to provide a safe haven for the voiceless. From its modest beginnings with a handful of rescued animals, Little Shelter has grown into a comprehensive no-kill shelter, handling thousands of animals per year.

The shelter not only offers refuge but also ensures each animal receives comprehensive care, including socialization, behavioral evaluation, and medical attention. Their programs, such as the feral cat initiative and Pets for Vets, highlight their holistic approach to animal welfare, focusing on both the animals' physical needs and their integration into society. This commitment has solidified Little Shelter’s reputation as a beacon of hope and a true credit to the community, embodying the vision set forth by its founders nearly a century ago.

The Impact of Doggies Need Moms Too Campaign

Since its inception, the "Doggies Need Moms Too" campaign has made significant strides in bolstering the resources available at Little Shelter. The funds raised through this initiative have directly contributed to the daily care of the animals, supporting everything from surgical procedures to the maintenance of the facilities. Through stories like that of Bella, a rescued Labrador who required urgent medical attention upon arrival, and Max, a senior cat who found a loving home thanks to enhanced adoption programs funded by the campaign, the positive impact of these efforts is palpable.

The community's response has been overwhelmingly positive, with many patrons choosing to purchase from the Doggies Need Moms Too collection as a means to contribute to the cause. This engagement is not just a testament to the community’s love for animals but also showcases the power of purpose-driven commerce.

Broader Implications for Animal Welfare and Community Engagement

The success of the Doggies Need Moms Too campaign serves as a powerful example of how businesses can play a pivotal role in advancing societal welfare. It underscores the potential for corporate responsibility initiatives to foster significant change, particularly in the realm of animal welfare. By aligning their operations with the values of compassion and care, businesses like James Cress Florist not only enrich their community's fabric but also set a precedent for others to follow.

Looking forward, the hope is that more businesses will see the value in such partnerships, recognizing that their influence can extend beyond their immediate commercial interests to effect real change in the world around them.

The Doggies Need Moms Too campaign by James Cress Florist in collaboration with Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center exemplifies how compassion and commerce can intersect to create meaningful change. This initiative not only aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of countless animals but also strengthens the community’s bond through shared efforts in philanthropy. As we reflect on the motto that graces the walls of Little Shelter - “Saving one dog or cat will not change the world, but surely for that one dog or cat, the world will change forever” - we are reminded of the profound impact of each act of kindness. Together, through support and solidarity, we can indeed change the world.