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Animal Shelter Assistance Program Needs Volunteers and Foster Homes for Adoptable Cats; Food from the Heart Organization Seeks Item Donations for Needy Santa Barbarans


• The Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) is a volunteer-run nonprofit that cares for the hundreds of cats and kittens at the S.B. County Animal Shelter. ASAP is currently seeking volunteers and kitten fosters to assist with their many local programs. Call 681-4397 for more info.

• Food from the Heart is an area charity that helps feed, clothe, and support S.B.’s homeless, homebound ill, and hospice patients. The organization is currently in need of item donations like shampoo, socks, gloves, new or gently used clothing, sleeping bags, and nonperishable food goods. Call 898-3981 for drop-off locations and info on pick-up services.

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