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    Volunteer Opportunities with Brandywine Valley SPCA

    At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors. We believe in the mission of the Brandywine Valley SPCA—our 2019 Social Mission Partner. Please consider supporting them this year.

    Founded in 1929, the Brandywine Valley SPCA exists to end animal suffering and to involve the entire community in the welfare and well being of animals. Your time and affection mean everything to our four-legged friends. Find out how to get involved by visiting


    Some of the volunteer opportunities include:


    • Walk or jog with dogs
    • Socialize with cats
    • The team as a parent-child to volunteer (For kids 8-15)
    • Photograph adoptable animals
    • Help throw birthday parties
    • Foster pets in need of extra care before adoption


    And don’t miss Critter Camp!


    Kids have a pawesome time at Critter Camp! Each week-long day camp packs in fun activities like yoga with puppies, police K9 demonstrations, exotic animal experts, and more. Camp runs daily 9 am to 3 pm with after care available until 5 pm.